Publishing the first interview with Anne Sinclair since the arrest of her husband in May, French magazine Elle has sparked outcry among some French women, who describe her as both a “victim” and an “accomplice” for standing by her shamed partner.
“Parole contre parole”. This is the neat French expression for a situation that comes down to one person’s word against another's. This week it again took on particular significance in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is caught up in yet another sex scandal. This time, the former IMF chief is alleged to have paid for sex. But that’s not a problem – legally – if only he paid the prostitute, and not her pimp.