Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFPJean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFP
Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFP

Jean-Claude Arnault, man at centre of Nobel Literature scandal, jailed for rape

The crisis forced the Swedish Academy to cancel this year’s literature prize, which would have been announced this month, and prompted some of its 18 members to quit

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFPJean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFP
Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago. Photo: AFP
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