French #MeToo founder wins ‘historic’ defamation appeal

French journalist Sandra Muller, who coined the viral hashtag #balancetonporc ("expose your pig"),  had been sued by the man she accused of sexual harassment.

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French appeals court on Wednesday overturned the defamation conviction of the woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo movement, who was sued by the man she accused of sexual harassment, lawyers told AFP, reports FRANCE 24.