Human Rights Ruling German Incest Ban Upheld by European Court

The German ban on incest is consistent with European human rights laws, the European Court of Human Rights decided on Thursday. The case involved a German man who had been convicted several times for having intimate relations with his sister, with whom he has four children.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.

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