Nobel peace prize winner Oscar Árias accused of sexual assault

Former president of Costa Rica denies claim from nuclear disarmament activist that he sexually assaulted her in 2014

Oscar Árias, the Costa Rican former president and Nobel peace prize laureate, has been enveloped in scandal after a sexual assault complaint was brought against him by a nuclear disarmament activist.

Árias denied the allegation, saying he has never acted against the will of any woman and has fought for gender equality during his career.

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Source: theguardian