6 October, 2022

Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Court to answer charges of rape and sexual harassment

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Film producer, Harvey Weinstein, He arrived on Monday morning at the court of New York, where in the coming days will begin the trial against him on charges of rape and sexual harassment of several women.

The indictment against Weinstein, He sets a precedent that exposed the serious problem of sexual violence in the world of the show and also gave way to the movement #MeToo, with which it encourages women around the world to denounce sexual offenses.

Weinstein came walking with a walker, after having subjected to back surgery and found its reaches court with various women's groups protesting outside the building, demanding justice for victims.

Film producer and his lawyers spoke to the judge of the case, on the last details, prior to the start of the trial that is expected to be in the coming days. Official reports, They indicate that this week will choose the jury that will handle more details about the case and decide whether Weinstein is guilty or not.

According to allegations, film producer raped a woman in a hotel room in 2013 plus, He harassed and sexually abused other women between 2006 Y 2013.

Prosecutors seek to prove the case that Weinstein has a pattern which he used to rape women and to call to testify this actress Annabella Sciorra, who said the producer raped her in his apartment in Manhattan 1993.

further, during the trial also will appear at least 75 women say, They were victims of misconduct by film producer, ranging from sexual harassment, to sexual abuse.

Harassment cases, abuse and rape, for which he is accused Weinstein, They were published in October 2017 by The New Yorker and shook the most powerful Hollywood industry.