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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Will IMF boss also sued journalists Because of Sexual Harassment Cases

Paris - Managing Director of IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn was facing a case of attempted rape in the United States. Strauss-Kahn also seems to be facing a lawsuit for the attempted rape of a French writer and journalist, Tristane Banon.

Banon, 31 years intends to file a lawsuit over sexual abuse that occurred in 2002. He had revealed the case in 2007 on television and also an interview in an online news site. But he never made a formal complaint over the case.

"We plan to make a claim. I worked for him," said attorney David Koubbi, Banon lawyer was quoted as saying by the AFP on Monday (5/16/2011).

He revealed that his client was not previously filed a lawsuit at the request of his mother, who is the adviser of Socialist Party leader Strauss-Kahn.

In February 2007, Banon was a guest on a television chat show and reveals how Strauss-Kahn, who is also a senior politician had been luring them into a virtual apartment is empty with the lure of giving an interview but then actually abusing it.

In a previous television interview, Banon just call him harassed by a politician which he calls the "chimpanzee rotten '. But a year later, Banon through the site to confirm the politician is AgoraVox Strauss-Kahn.

"I put the recorder away for the record he (Strauss Kahn). He wanted to hold my hand while he replied, because he said" I can not hold it unless you hold my hand, "says Banon in Paris Premiere broadcast.

"Then his hand on to my arm, and then even further, so I stopped. It ends with a very messy, because I told him clearly: 'No, no! And we ended up with a grapple on the floor," he added.

"I kicked him and he tried to remove my bra, and tried to open my jeans," explained Banon who claims to be finally able to escape and considering to file a lawsuit before finally cancel it.

"I do not want to spend my days as a girl who has a problem with politicians," he said.

Banon's mother, Anne Mansouret are bloggers and politicians of the Socialist party. He confirmed to the site Rue89 that he had given advice to her daughter not to make a formal complaint for fear that could destroy his career as a journalist.

"Tristane very depressed. His private life has been disrupted by this problem. He was under pressure for 8 years, this is really harassment," he said.

"Back in 2002, friends in the Socialist party think Tristane must file a lawsuit, but I asked him not to do so. I do not want him to become 'The girl who ...'. He's started his career as a journalist," added the mother of Banon them.

Strauss-Kahn is now also being snared cases of sexual harassment and attempted rape of a hotel maid in New York City. According to her hotel maid, Strauss-Kahn out of the bathroom sbugil and all of a sudden sexual attack at a luxury hotel kamal Sofitel, New York, valued at U.S. $ 3,000 per night in New York's Times Square on Saturday night.

Strauss-Kahn was seen hurriedly leaving the hotel so that the highest number of personal items. White-haired man was even called the hotel to ask about the missing cell phone and ask staff to return the cell phone that was left behind.

Police subsequently arrested Strauss-Kahn said after making contact with the hotel. Strauss-Kahn dicokok while already in the main class of Air France, just 10 minutes before the plane was heading to Paris.

In 2008, Strauss-Kahn also had exposed cases love affair with an IMF staff. Strauss-Kahn was involved romantically with a woman married, Piroska Nagy, who is also a senior IMF's African Department. Nagy, in April 2008 also led an IMF mission in Ghana. Although the case was sticking out, Strauss-Kahn's wife Anne Sinclair still forgive and say, the relationship "one-night stand" between her husband with the former IMF employee was still acceptable.

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