Lebanon remembers its ambassador in Paris, Rami Adwan, the subject of an investigation for rape and intentional violence, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday, June 8.
“After (…) the sending, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of an investigation commission to the embassy in Paris, it was decided to withdraw Ambassador Rami Adwan,” Lebanese diplomacy said in a statement.
Rape and intentional violence accusations
Two former embassy employees filed a complaint against the diplomat, the investigative site revealed in early June. media part.
The first woman accuses him of a rape committed, according to her, in May 2020 in the ambassador’s private apartment. She says that she had an intimate relationship with him, but that he used daily violence and humiliation on her.
Last February, another woman, who had also had a romantic relationship with the diplomat, filed a second complaint. She claims to have suffered a series of physical attacks, many times committed after refusing a sexual relationship.
“Given the seriousness of the events mentioned, we consider it necessary for the Lebanese authorities to lift the immunity of the Lebanese ambassador in Paris to facilitate the work of French justice,” the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacted to AFP. Matters after the disclosure of these allegations.
Source: BFM TV