By Steve Dellar   |  01-31-2018   News
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Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan, a leading professor at Oxford University, and one of the best known Muslim scholars in Europe, has just moments ago been arrested in France on the suspicion of multiple rape cases.

Mr Ramadan is quite popular among conservative Muslims whilst secular critics accuse him of promoting a political form of Islam.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wow. This is huge. Tariq Ramadan has long been a major figure in the world of Muslim activism and academics. He&#39;s been accused by several women of rape and sexual assault. He&#39;s vehemently denied the accusations but authorities seem to view them as credible: <a href="https://t.co/2gREmHNmkI">https://t.co/2gREmHNmkI</a></p>&mdash; Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) <a href="https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/958672701446647809?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 31, 2018</a></blockquote>

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According to the Parisian police, he was first summoned for questioning and then afterwards taken into custody "as part of a preliminary inquiry in Paris into rape and assault allegations."

The leading Oxford professor, a 55-year-old Swiss national, who is also the grandson of the founder of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement, has denied the accusations as a "campaign of lies launched by my adversaries".

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“Muslim Martin Luther” Tariq Ramadan, accused of rape, is detained in Paris <a href="https://t.co/LA8UifgIef">https://t.co/LA8UifgIef</a> <a href="https://t.co/Jrw9rqIwtt">pic.twitter.com/Jrw9rqIwtt</a></p>&mdash; Robert Spencer (@jihadwatchRS) <a href="https://twitter.com/jihadwatchRS/status/958674982833410054?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 31, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Ramadan has filed counter-charges for libel and stated that "within a few days, in response to the campaign of lies launched by my adversaries. These accusations are simply false, and betray all the ideals I have long strived for and believed in."

It all started last year with the #BalanceTonPorc campaign, France’s version of the #MeToo hashtag which can be translated at "Expose your pig", or also as “Expose a dirty old man”

One of his accusers Miss Henda Ayari who claims Mr Ramadan raped her in a Paris hotel room in 2012. She then lodged a rape complaint against Mr Tariq Ramadan, claiming that he had said: "either you wear a veil or you get raped".

"He choked me so hard that I thought I was going to die."

A second unnamed woman on also accused Ramadan of raping her in a hotel room.

Source:

http://www.lalibre.be/actu/international/tariq-ramadan-place-en-garde-a-vue-a-paris-5a71abf2cd70fdabb9bae117

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Anonymous No. 17193 1517416004

the shit hits the fan …..

and thats only a tiny fraction

of whats coming

Anonymous No. 17194 1517416282

religious hypocrites everywhere …

even there was a report south china morning post about - the bad boy of budhism

the shit hits the fan

and the ghost is out of the bottle

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