Australian PM apologises, promises probe after allegation of rape in parliament

"Я уверен: нельзя позволять, чтобы тебя остановило убогое словцо «нельзя»." Ричард Брэнсон ©

CANBERRA (Reuters) — Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologised on Tuesday to a woman who alleged she was raped in the country’s parliament by an unnamed colleague, and promised a thorough investigation into the government’s workplace culture. The woman said she had been raped in the office of Defence Minister Linda Reynolds in March 2019 by someone who also worked for Morrison’s ruling Liberal party. She told local media she spoke with the police in early April of that year, but she decided against making a formal complaint amid concerns about her career prospects. Police in the cap…

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