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Press Release

Strauss-Kahn Case: Another Day, Another Vicious Attack on Women

May 18, 2011

Oakland, Calif. -- A brutal rape and sexual assault was not enough. Now the NY Post has turned its vicious sights on the woman who brought assault charges against IMF leader Dominique Strauss.

Rather than focus on the issue of this young woman's assault charges against a high-powered diplomat, the NY Post chose to break a sensationalist, and unfounded story speculating about the young woman's HIV status. A young, West African working class immigrant and single mother, she surely experiences multiple forms of marginalization in our society and has shown commendable courage in coming forth with her story. Like anyone, she is entitled to justice, and physical and psychological safety for herself and her family during and after the process of justice.

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