Tariq Ramadan again placed under investigation in France for rape

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Tariq Ramadan, a once internationally prominent Islamic intellectual, theologian and academic until a French judicial investigation opened into complaints of rape filed against him in 2017, has again been placed under formal investigation for rape. Announced on Thursday, it is the fifth time that Ramadan, who has served preventive detention and now lives under restrictive bail conditions in France, has been formally placed under investigation, a move which implies serious and concordant evidence of criminal acts. Marine Turchi reports.

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Tariq Ramadan, the once internationally prominent Islamic intellectual, theologian and academic, was on Thursday placed under formal investigation in France for the fifth time over rape allegations.