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‘We won’t let go’

Dominique Strauss-Kahn could be facing up to 15 years in prison in France after a woman’s lawyer lodged a complaint of attempted rape and announced: ‘We won’t let go’.

Tristane Banon, a 31-year-old journalist, was ‘sickened’ to see the former International Monetary Fund head celebrating the apparent collapse of a rape case against him in New York.

Ms Banon says she was attacked by Mr Strauss-Kahn in a Paris studio flat in 2002, where he allegedly acted like a ‘rutting chimpanzee’ as he tried to pull her clothes off.

Ms Banon’s lawyer David Koubbi confirmed that her complaint – which was posted today and which will be received by prosecutors on Wednesday – was ‘extremely solid and well documented’.

Attempted rape carries a sentence of up to 15 years in France, or more if there are aggravating circumstances, including the use of extreme violence.

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Added: Jul-6-2011 
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    • @Riot_On
      you do know that over 65% of sex assaults are not reported right?

      And you do know that France has a social/sexual culture that for many past generations it was common place for men to have mistresses and their wives were expected to stfu and live with it.

      Sexaul preditors come in all shapes and sizes, but rich and powerful men have always had the attitude they can "take" whatever they want, and there will probably no repercussions.

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  • There gonna do everything in there power to frame this guy and take him down. I said it asoon as it hit the airwaves that he raped someone in a hotel in new york city and look as that, it was true, they framed him and try to set him up for rape. Have you seen the woman that cried rape in the hotel in nyc? DAMN! I wouldn't let my dog rape her" she is ugly as hell. THE ELITE BANKSTERS ARE WAGING A WAR ON US AND WE MUST STOP THEM.

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    • @virtualdesires
      "Have you seen the woman that cried rape in the hotel in nyc? DAMN! I wouldn't let my dog rape her,she is ugly as hell."

      Your vile ignorance has been duly noted. Just a personal suggestion, throw yourself into a wood chipper.
      Thanks in advance.

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