Nafi Diallo

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DSK Sues Hotel Maid for $1M

Dominique Strauss-Kahn implies that she kept him from the French presidency

(Newser) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn apparently thinks Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel maid who claimed he sexually assaulted her, cost him the French presidency. He filed a $1 million countersuit yesterday, the anniversary of his arrest , accusing Diallo of “knowingly and intentionally making a false report to law-enforcement authorities," thus costing him... More »

DSK Meets With French Accuser

Investigators question Strauss-Kahn and Tristane Banon

(Newser) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn came face-to-face with his other accuser today, as he and Tristane Banon —the French woman who says DSK attempted to rape her—met with investigators. The two were questioned jointly, a practice sometimes used in France as officials determine whether to pursue a case. The meeting was... More »

DSK's Former Lover Comes to His Defense ... Kinda

There was probably a 'forced relation,' but 'he is who he is,' she says

(Newser) - A woman who claims to have had a nine-month affair with Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 1997 acknowledges that he can be sexually aggressive, but says that for her, "it was about passion, not about brutality." When she first heard of Nafissatou Diallo's allegations against Strauss-Kahn, the woman believed... More »

DSK Accuser Speaks at Church: 'Why Me?'

Nafissatou Diallo makes first public appearance

(Newser) - Nafissatou Diallo made her first public appearance last night, drawing more than 200 members of the media to Brooklyn's Christian Cultural Center to hear her speak. The New York Times calls her two-minute speech "halting, nerve-racked, soft-spoken-to-the-brink-of-inaudibility," and reports that she ended with a question: “I’... More »

Hotel Maid: DSK Was Like 'a Crazy Man'

Nafissatou Diallo speaks out, to 'Newsweek'

(Newser) - Newsweek offers the most detailed account yet of what allegedly happened in room 2806 of New York's Sofitel hotel on May 14, via an exclusive three-hour interview with Nafissatou Diallo—the maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault. Diallo describes her experience to the magazine in vivid, graphic... More »

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