September 16, 2021 13:36 GMT
Famous gymnast Simone Biles tearfully declared the “entire system” guilty to the former gymnastics team’s doctor, for having “allowed his abuse to continue.”
Four American players gave their honest testimonies on the Wednesday before Wednesday public The commission called for an investigation into the FBI’s negligence in handling the abuse case against Larry Nassar, a former physician for the US gymnastics team.
Nassar was Rule To between 40 and 125 years in prison in 2018 for sexual assault over a period of 20 years More than 150 gymnasts, the majority the palace. However, a recent report published last July sheds light on many Mistakes and cover-ups by FBI agentsThis allowed the violations to continue months after the victims reported the crimes.
The report reveals that despite the seriousness of the allegations against Nassar, the FBI investigation slowed, while two officers who were handling the case during interrogation lied when presenting evidence of inconsistencies in their investigation.
‘I blame the whole system’
Now, four of the hundreds of abused women are calling for justice to ensure that those responsible are held accountable.
One of the victims of Nassar, the former captain of the US Olympic team, at the Olympics. 2012 and 2016, Ali Raisman stated that It is not possible to “believe in a safe future for children”, if they do not give you an answer about the shortcomings of the investigation.
For her part, the famous American gymnast Simone Biles denounced in front of the audience that the victims of Nassar’s violations “suffer and will continue to suffer”, considering that “no one has done what is necessary to protect them.”
“I don’t want another young gymnast or Olympian or anyone, going terrified which I and hundreds of others have experienced before, now and to this day as a result of Larry Nassar’s abuse. To be clear, blame Larry Nassar as well I blame the whole system Biles said as he cried.
According to Beals, despite the fact that Nassar “is where he belongs”, the agents who slowed down the case should be held accountable for the serious mistakes made during the investigation. “How much is a girl worth?”Beals asked. “We have been let down, and we deserve answers,” he added.
Meanwhile, gymnast Maggie Nichols revealed during her talk that she was asked to I won’t talk to anyone About the violations so as not to affect the case, although it was later found that no investigation had actually been carried out.
McKayla Maroney, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist, said frankly that his complaints were ignored by customers. After a minute of silence, [el agente] I wonder: ‘That’s it?’Maroney revealed, and the woman stressed that the abuse “was minimized and condoned by the people who should have been protected”, as if the crimes committed were not serious enough.
“What is the point of reporting abuse if our FBI agents are going to care about it? Bury the report in your desk drawerasked himself.
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