[Marxism] Polanski

Erik Toren ectoren at sbcglobal.net
Wed Sep 30 13:17:55 MDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Daniel Koechlin <d.koechlin at wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> 5) He had sex with a 13-year-old back in 1977 (he was then 42, he is now
> 77). He consistently maintained that he was unaware of the girl's true
> age when he had sew with her. The victim, Samantha Gardner, has publicly
> forgiven him, has withdrawn all charges (in 2003) and has even expressed
> dismay at his recent arrest in Switzerland.

As far as the case is concerned, based on the victim's testimony to a
grand jury, she stated to Polanski in numerous occasions that she *did
not* consent to any type of sexual intercourse. Whether aware or not
of her real age, Polanski committee rape.

Erik Toren

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