Berlin, Germany CNN A court in Germany has sentenced two men to prison over one of the worst child sex abuse cases in the country's post-war history. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The entrance to the Eichwald camping site in Luegde, northwestern Germany. The Detmold district court convicted the two men of sexually abusing dozens of young girls and boys between three and 14 years old and for producing child pornography in over cases.
German Men Booked For One Of Ghastliest Child Sex Abuse Scandals
A German court has ruled that the parents of a year-old girl cannot prevent her from having a sexual relationship with her year-old uncle, according to reports. But the teenager challenged the order and won, with the court ruling that at 14 her own wishes must be taken into account, according to the Telegraph. The age of sexual consent in Germany is 14, as is the case with several other European countries. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists?
As many as of such cases, happened in the period of more than 20 years, have been reported leaving the country in shock. The convicts, identified as Andreas V. Their full names were withheld by the authorities in accordance with the German privacy laws. The felonious two were said to have lured the children by promising laptops and gifts before abducting, abusing and subjecting them to child pornography. They have also been reprimanded for raping 32 boys and girls among the victims.