Associated Newspapers pays damages for revealing Sand Van Roy as Luc Besson accuser
MailOnline published actor’s identity as complainant in rape case against French director
MailOnline published an article identifying her as Besson’s accuser; the organisation published two further pieces on the subject. Besson strongly denies Van Roy’s allegations.https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/ ... on-accuser
Associated Newspapers accepted that the publication by MailOnline of Van Roy’s identity as a complainant in a rape case caused her great distress and has agreed to pay legal costs as well as damages, in addition to offering an unreserved apology, also posted on its website.