Harvey Weinstein was one of Hollywood’s most powerful men. But on Monday a New York jury found him guilty of rape and sexual assault against two women who had hoped he could help build their careers. How was the disgraced producer able to operate above the law for decades, and what does the verdict mean for the #MeToo movement and his dozens of accusers? Weinstein was acquitted of three further charges and his lawyer said he plans to appealHarvey Weinstein convicted of rape at New York trialWeinstein tried to silence and blame victims. At trial it no longer workedIn the US, Rainn offers support at 800-656-4673 or by chat at Rainn.org. In the UK, the rape crisis national freephone helpline is at 0808-802-9999. In Australia, support is available at 1800Respect (1800-737-7328) or 1800respect.org.au. Other international helplines can be found at Ibiblio.org Continue reading…
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