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Source: The Guradian

Weinstein suit may be turning point, experts say: 'They'll bring him down’

14-Feb-2018

Which accused Weinstein of bullying employees with threats and insults including “I will kill your family” – could thwart a proposed sale of the Weinstein Company (TWC), forcing it to file for bankruptcy, experts said.

Coughlin predicted the case could have implications beyond Weinstein: “It certainly does create another incentive for companies to listen very carefully when women come forward … and not just sweep these allegations aside and silence them.”

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Source: DW

Survey: 2 million Italians molested as kids

14-Feb-2018

Around 1.6 million women and 400,000 men — or about 5 percent of the Italian population — were molested as minors, according to the results of a sexual harassment survey published Tuesday.

Data released by Italy's national statistics agency shows more than 2 million Italians suffered "sexual acts against their will" when they were children. Many of the victims kept the abuse a secret for years.

6 Articles
Source: DW

Survey: 2 million Italians molested as kids

14-Feb-2018

Around 1.6 million women and 400,000 men — or about 5 percent of the Italian population — were molested as minors, according to the results of a sexual harassment survey published Tuesday.

Data released by Italy's national statistics agency shows more than 2 million Italians suffered "sexual acts against their will" when they were children. Many of the victims kept the abuse a secret for years.

6 Articles
Source: DW

Survey: 2 million Italians molested as kids

14-Feb-2018

Around 1.6 million women and 400,000 men — or about 5 percent of the Italian population — were molested as minors, according to the results of a sexual harassment survey published Tuesday.

Data released by Italy's national statistics agency shows more than 2 million Italians suffered "sexual acts against their will" when they were children. Many of the victims kept the abuse a secret for years.

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Source: New York Times

Weinstein Company Fires David Glasser, Its President

Sunday 05:10 GMT

The Weinstein Company’s board of directors announced Friday night that they had unanimously voted to fire the company’s president and chief operating officer, David Glasser, for cause.

Who led the effort to retain Mr. Glasser — attributed Mr. Glasser’s change of heart in part to a personal friendship between Mr. Glasser and the brothers. Mr. Glasser, who had said he would depart as president of the Weinstein Company in August 2015, announced a month later that he would instead remain under a new three-year contract.

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Source: The Guradian

Canadian actor's suit against Weinstein and assistant must proceed, judge rules

Sunday 19:59 GMT

A Canadian judge has rejected a bid to dismiss an anonymous actor’s $4m sexual assault lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, his former assistant and two entertainment companies.

In addition to Weinstein, The Weinstein Company, Miramax, its then-corporate parent Disney, the lawsuit included Schneeweiss, who was then Weinstein’s assistant and who, the suit claims, knew of Weinstein’s sexual predation and helped facilitate the attacks.


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