The courtyard of the Elysee Palace is pictured in Paris in July. French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred there earlier this year. Photo: AP
The courtyard of the Elysee Palace is pictured in Paris in July. French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred there earlier this year. Photo: AP

France investigates after soldier says she was raped at presidential palace

  • The alleged assault by a fellow serviceman took place after an event attended by Macron in July
  • Prosecutors and the president’s office have kept the allegations under wraps even as France grapples more openly with sexual assault and violence against women

Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault
The courtyard of the Elysee Palace is pictured in Paris in July. French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred there earlier this year. Photo: AP
The courtyard of the Elysee Palace is pictured in Paris in July. French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred there earlier this year. Photo: AP
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