The move is based on testimony by a Belgian sex worker, who told police she was paid to attend a party at a Washington hotel at which Strauss-Kahn and two of his associates allegedly subjected her to a violent sexual assault.
"[D]efendant DSK conveniently ignores the strict standards for application of customary international law entirely, attempting to simply dupe the court," wrote Kenneth Thompson, the plaintiff's attorney.
The extra security provision equips employees with “devices to be carried on their persons at work that they can quickly and easily activate to effectively summon prompt assistance to their location,” The Times reported.
Meanwhile, CNN reports that Banon published a book Thursday that looks at how her life changed after Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York. She refers to Strauss-Kahn throughout the book not by his name but as "the baboon man" and "the pig."