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French police on Wednesday questioned prominent Swiss Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan over allegations that he raped two women, who went public with their claims in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

The Oxford professor was summoned to a Paris police station and taken into custody "as part of a preliminary inquiry in Paris into rape and assault allegations", a police source said.

Ramadan has furiously denied the complaints made by two Muslim women who said they were emboldened to break their silence after the revelations that toppled Hollywood mogul Weinstein.


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