Topless protesters converge on French courthouse before Strauss-Kahn trial

When I first heard of Strauss-Kahn, I was angry as most women would be. However, after seeing the movie “Inside Job” about the tiny circle of financial players who played a part in the collapse, I saw another side of Strauss-Kahn that the media conveniently is NOT reporting on: his saying that the banks should be regulated.

Video here brings up those points:

Global News

LILLE, France – Disgraced former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a French court Tuesday that he was unaware that women who participated in orgies at luxury hotels in Paris and Washington D.C. were prostitutes.

65-year-old Strauss-Kahn and 13 co-defendants are on trial in this northern French city, accused of aggravated pimping in connection with a sex ring centred on the Hotel Carlton in Lille.

In his first testimony since the trial began Feb. 2, Strauss-Kahn reaffirmed his long-standing defence that he ignored the “prostitutional character” of the women who took part in his orgies.

Strauss-Kahn’s arrival at the courthouse was disrupted by three topless protesters from the provocative group Femen, who were detained by police.

Strauss-Kahn’s chances of becoming French president were ruined over an unrelated sex scandal in New York.

The economist, known widely as DSK, faces up to 10 years in prison and a 1.5 million-euro…

View original post 161 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s