Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, accused of rape, arrested in Paris
01 February, 2018, 00:51 | Author: Kristen Ingram
Tariq Ramadan, an Islamic scholar and Oxford university professor, was arrested by French police yesterday over allegations by two women that he raped them. His detention comes in the wake of a preliminary investigation opened a year ago after two women filed police complaints against him, accusing him of rape.
After the accusations became public, Ramadan filed a complaint against Ayari for slander.
The allegations emerged late previous year and prompted Ramadan to take a leave of absence from his post at Oxford.
"He choked me so hard that I thought I was going to die", she added.
"He literally pounced on me like a wild animal", said Henda Ayari, one of the women accusing Ramadan of forcing himself on her in a French hotel.
A regular panellist on TV debates with two million Facebook followers, Ramadan has been accused by secular critics of promoting a political form of Islam.
Shorlty after, a second woman came forward who said she had gone through a similar experience with Ramadan in 2009.
"It was the #BalanceTonPorc campaign that pushed me to reveal his name", she told the Parisien newspaper previous year, in reference to France's version of the hashtag which means "Expose your pig".
Ramadan has denied the two women's accusations, as well as further allegations in Swiss media of sexual misconduct against teenage girls in the 1980s and 1990s, as "a campaign of lies launched by my adversaries". In November, he directed his lawyer to sue Ayari for defamation.
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