Nude rambler gets no assistance from European Court of Human Rights – Diarmu 27 November 2014 by Guest Contributor
Gough v UK (Application no. 49327/11), 28 October 2014 – browse judgment
The applicant in this situation happens to be over and over over and over repeatedly arrested, convicted and imprisoned for breaching the comfort by walking on nude in public areas. In a judgment passed down recently, the European Court of Human Rights discovered great britain authorities’ restriction of his legal rights under Articles 10 and 8 for the Convention, proportionate towards the genuine purpose of preventing condition and criminal activity.
Stephen Gough features a strong conviction that you’ll find nothing inherently unpleasant in regards to the body, and therefore he harms no-one by walking on naked. A truly, strong conviction. Since he trigger for a nude stroll from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 2003, he’s got been nicknamed the ‘naked rambler’ and it has invested the majority of the final eight years in jail, and a lot of of that time solitary confinement.
Freedom of phrase – nakedness in a general public spot
31 2013 by David Hart QC october
Gough v. Director of Public Prosecution 2013 EWHC 3267 – read judgmentLæs videre “Gough v UK (Application no. 49327/11), 28 2014 – Read judgment october”