‘Know My Name’: Sexual assault survivor recounts her tale of the healing process
22 October 2021 | 3:53 pm
How do you define courage? Annette Young talks to Chanel Miller, whose sexual assault at Stanford University sparked public outrage after her assailant served just three months in jail. She bravely decided to go public with her identity and her book has just been published in French.
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The fashion designer has been accused of using his business to lure women and girls and then sexually assault them. He will be extradited after facing charges in Canada.
16 Apr 2022
Frieda Daniels is 89 years old, a high-wire acrobat — and Sinti. She and her family were persecuted under the Nazis, and Frieda is still fighting to obtain proper compensation for the injustice they suffered.
16 Apr 2022
An author who escaped the siege of Sarajevo in Bosnia in the mid-1990s has told FRANCE 24 how the war in Ukraine has brought many of his terrible memories back. Semezdin Mehmedinovic made it out of Sarajevo to the US, arriving there as a refugee in 1996.
15 Apr 2022
Taking a symbolic colonial theft as their starting point, the creators of the musical "Le Vol du Boli" recount the historical back-and-forth between Europe and Africa through dance, music and storytelling. Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara stars in the production, which boasts a multicultural cast and crew. Assistant director Dorcy Rugamba and choreographer Mamela Nyamza join us in the studio to talk about staging sensitive material for a live audience, the potential of "edutainment" in the arts and the magical talisman that inspired the piece.
1 Jun 2022
Britain's two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray told the BBC on Monday (May 30) that the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas made him "angry", adding that a survivor's account of the incident was similar to his own experience in the 1996 Dunblane massacre in Scotland.
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Kevin Spacey being sued for at least £300,000 for ‘psychiatric damage’ to alleged sexual assault victim
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Kevin Spacey is reportedly being sued for hundreds of thousands of pounds for “psychiatric damage” by one of the men he is accused of sexually assaulting.
3 Dec 2022
Zahida Hameed Qureshi contracted polio when she was five months old. But she overcame all challenges and discrimination, and now even runs an NGO for people with disabilities.
Former Barcelona and Brazil defender Dani Alves is under investigation over an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in a nightclub in Spain last month, Catalonia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday
A Spanish court has ordered that Brazilian footballer Dani Alves be held without bail on allegations of sexual assault. He had answered a summons for questioning about "events that allegedly took place in a nightclub."
As a child of Holocaust survivors, singer and writer Judith Mok grew up without grandparents, aunts, or other extended family. But that painful past was always present through her parents' silences and whispers, and when her elder half-sister revealed that she witnessed their grandparents' arrest, Mok decided to finally bring her family's history into the light.
Sally Perel, whose autobiography was the subject of a multi-award-winning film, has died at the age of 97. Born to a Jewish family, he survived life under the Nazi regime by adopting a false persona.
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