Green MP Julien Bayou focused by a criticism for “psychological violence” | EUROtoday

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LThe Bayou affair takes a authorized flip. A 12 months and a half after the primary accusations, Days reveal that feminist activist Anaïs Leleux has this time filed a criticism with the Paris public prosecutor for “moral harassment” and “fraudulent abuse of a state of weakness”. A criticism in opposition to abstaining from help to an individual in peril.”

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In the summer season of 2022, the younger lady, companion of the environmentalist MP from 2017 to 2021, had already despatched a misery e-mail by which she accused him of “breaking women”. The investigation unit into sexist and sexual violence of Europe Écologie-Les Verts (EELV) then carried out an investigation.

Withdrawal following accusations

On September 19, 2022, Sandrine Rousseau, additionally an environmentalist MP, affirmed that Julien Bayou had “behavior likely to undermine the moral health of women”. However, the 1er February 2023, the cell closed the investigation, with out listening to any of the events concerned. In the meantime Julien Bayou had resigned from the get together's nationwide secretariat, left the co-presidency of the environmentalist group within the National Assembly and had withdrawn.

READ ALSO Sandrine Rousseau, deconstruction of an ascentThe MP has not reacted but. EELV considers for its half that there was “no reason” for the get together to turn into conscious of the criticism so long as it’s not indicted by the courts. The motion additionally assured that its inside investigation “gave the opportunity to any person who directly or indirectly wished to express themselves to do so”.

“My truth has not been told”

In an interview given to the media DaysTuesday March 5, Anaïs Leleux indicated to file a criticism as a result of “ [sa] truth has not been told.” “Julien Bayou continues to appear as the victim and returns to the forefront. Neither he nor the EELV party draw conclusions from what happened,” regrets the younger lady.

Anaïs Leleux claims that when the EELV investigation was closed, the politician would have given her formal discover after which summoned her to court docket over a home that the couple had bought in September 2020. This home having now been purchased by the younger lady, she subsequently maintains that Julien Bayou would “no longer have any means of pressure” on her.

“I am not waiting for the conviction of a man, but the condemnation of a system”, concludes Anaïs Leleux, who hopes that the trial, if it takes place, “says that no, the career of a man worth no more than a woman’s life.”