More rape and sexual assault accusations against Weinstein | DW News

Harvey Weinstein, who is currently serving a 23-year sentence in New York for sex crimes, is once again on trial in Los Angeles, the city where he once called the shots as one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers.

The 70-year-old Weinstein is charged with raping and sexually assaulting five women from 2004 to 2013 in the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles area. Today the hearings begin – at the same time the scandal and the courageous actions of two female journalists , who brought it to the public is now on the screen as a Hollywood feature film.

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