So Weinstein’s off to jail - but what about justice for the ...

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So Weinstein’s off to jail - but what about justice for the not-so-famous?

Unless the saga is used to galvanise and effect lasting change, it will be as empty and meaningless as a hashtag

Celia Walden

“But I’m innocent. I’m innocent,” a bewildered Harvey Weinstein was caught on camera telling his lawyers on February 24.

Not in the eyes of the Manhattan jury who took 26 and a half hours to find the fallen movie titan guilty of a criminal sexual act in the first degree and rape in the third degree.

Not in the eyes of the six women who testified against Weinstein: Mimi Haley, Jessica Mann, Annabella Sciorra, Tarale Wulff, Lauren Young and Dawn Dunning – women who were cheered as they strode into courtroom 99 together on Wednesday...

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