Harvey Weinstein has been indicted in California on sexual assault charges, one of his lawyers says, as the former Hollywood movie producer appeared in a New York court proceeding over whether to extradite him.
- California’s criminal case against Weinstein covers alleged attacks on five women from 2004 to 2013
- It includes four counts of forcible rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of sexual battery by restraint, and one count of sexual penetration by use of force
- The conviction of Weinstein was seen as a watershed moment in the #MeToo movement against sexual abuse and harassment by men
The 69-year-old Weinstein wore a collarless rust-coloured shirt as he appeared from the Wende Correctional Facility near…