Female politicians attack 'impunity'
Published 19/05/2011 | 05:00
Female members of President Nicolas Sarkozy's party accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Socialist entourage of a "guilty silence", arguing that more should have been done to curb the fallen presidential hopeful's behaviour towards women.
Mr Strauss-Kahn is supported by many of his old Socialist allies.
But Mr Sarkozy's party colleague Brigitte Bareges, said "he has benefited from a certain impunity" due to his colleagues' backing.