In the three cases mentioned above, Professor Wintemute presented his research on anti-discrimination law to the European Court of Human Rights and its Inter-American equivalent.His input helped the courts to find human rights violations in each case.The Day is also an opportunity to publish new products, reports or materials*.On the occasion of the European Day on the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, the CDMSI joins and wishes to express its full support for the Council of Europe’s activities aimed at raising awareness of and preventing such crimes against children.The CDMSI has further contributed by drafting the Council of Europe’s Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users, which is an enabling tool for children to understand and exercise their rights in the online environment.
This accusation is simply a scandal.” (Under Articles 178 and 179 of Austria’s criminal code, disclosure is not a defence to potential HIV exposure, and so this case was not about non-disclosure, per se, but rather about whether the complainant was, in fact, exposed to HIV via oral sex without ejaculation.) The complainant claimed on the witness stand that he had suffered mental anguish due to the fear of acquiring HIV, and he had brought the case partially because he wanted compensation for this.
However, Judge Eva Brandstetter agreed with the defence that ‘safer sex’ guidance was followed.
It was “very clear that you behaved entire properly,” she told the defendant as she acquitted him.
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