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the French Federation withdraws its grievance for defamation in opposition to an Amazonian alleged rape sufferer

Amazon Amélie Quéguiner; an alleged rape sufferer; was to be tried this Monday for defamation.

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The French Equestrian Federation (FFE) and its president Serge Lecomte gain withdrawn their grievance in opposition to the bicycle owner Amélie Quéguiner; alleged sufferer of rape by supervisors and that he was to be tried for defamation on Monday in Périgueux; AFP discovered on Thursday (September 9) from the FFE lawyer.

“The events gain approach collectively and determined to decide on the trail of appeasement”; defined to AFP Me Fanny Colin; advisor to the FFE and its president Serge Lecomte. “A joint letter was despatched to the 2 events to the courtroom to precise the will to conclude the dispute”.

-The events concluded that they agreed from the outset on the necessity to fight sexual violence on this planet of sport and horse using. All of them agreed that it was there. The target of the opposite –.Colin added.

Amélie Quéguiner; director of an equestrian  middle within the Dordogne; had testified publicly in February 2020 in regards to the violations she allegedly suffered by three supervisors over a ten-year interval within the Eighties.

The FFE and its chief filed a grievance within the spring over statements by Amelie Quéguiner in an article by L’Obs; revealed in February 2021; by which he criticizes the angle of Serge Lecomte in a case associated to sexual violence in horse using.

Requested about Périgord azul from France; Amélie Quéguiner additionally talked about “a priority for appeasement“. “I’m very happy. This (withdrawal of grievance) is just not insignificant. They acknowledge that; regardless of all the pieces; what I stated is appropriate and defensible. I respect that and that should be counseled. If I had performed it; my case within the courtroom; I contemplate that might gain prevented the phrase from being revealed “.

Following his testimony; the FFE established a hotline; a grievance kind; a marketing campaign and a working group. She because it helps different victims to talk.



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