Oscar board expels Harvey Weinstein from Motion Picture Academy

Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been removed from the organisation which hands out the Oscars.

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    Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been removed from the organisation which hands out the Oscars.

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says over two-thirds of its board has voted to reject him. The decision was announced after an emergency meeting on Saturday.

    Weinstein is accused of rape and sexual harassment by more than two dozen women, including actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson reports.


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