Topic: Sofitel Hotels & Resorts
Strauss-Kahn's French lawyers called a news conference in response to news he had been formally placed under investigation into allegations he illegally participated in a prostitution scandal, in the northern city of Lille on counts that could expose their client to up to 20 years in jail.
The abrupt end to the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case caused consternation among groups that say it sets too high a bar for some women to come forward.
08/23/2011 07:31 pm
The district attorney's office told the accuser of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Monday that she had lied too many times in the past. Prosecutors will seek to drop the case Tuesday.
08/22/2011 07:46 pm
In Strauss-Kahn case, we must separate questions about the credibility of the accuser's asylum story from her account of assault at the hands of DSK. Women seeking asylum in the US face a system designed to keep them out and to doubt their credibility from the onset.
07/14/2011 02:25 pm
Though the case against DSK in New York seems to be cracking, the conversation in France about entrenched machismo attitudes isn't, in part due to new accusations against the former IMF chief.
07/07/2011 05:07 pm
Officials assert that the alleged victim in the sexual assault case against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn lied on her tax returns, asylum application, and on other occasions. Is she now in legal trouble?
07/05/2011 07:17 pm
Dominique Strauss-Kahn: New revelations that Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser may not be credible could rehabilitate the political career of one of France's most powerful figures ahead of 2012 elections.
07/01/2011 09:51 am
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleaded not guilty in a New York court today to charges of raping a hotel maid. Many French are alternately horrified and fascinated as they track the US judicial proceedings.
06/06/2011 11:13 am
There is one hopeful note in the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged sexual assault of a New York hotel maid. The maid's story was believed and quickly acted upon. And after an initially defensive reaction to DSK's arrest, the French now face an opportunity for self-reflection.
05/23/2011 04:20 pm
Violent crimes against hotel employees, as is alleged in the Strauss-Kahn case, are rare, but they do take place. Industry experts say protecting staff and making them feel safe is a priority.
05/18/2011 09:56 pm