For Celine's parents was in the judgment of the district court of Dietikon Wednesday, a slap in the face. The then 14-year-old Boy who had asked Céline intimate images, you must go to the penalty four days of work.
The court followed in full to the application of the youth attorney and sentenced the now 17-Year-old for assault and pornography. The parents requested a conviction for sexual assault and a tougher penalty. The didn't stand a chance. During the judgment opening when they left applied to the chamber.
Celine's parents make him and his Ex-girlfriend for the death of their daughter responsible. The Ex-girlfriend had posted celines picture on Snapchat and so made accessible to all. The girl was sentenced by the criminal command, also you had to make a short work.
the suffering of the parents is unimaginable. The punishment of the young is at first glance ridiculous. Nevertheless, the court has made the right decision.
The mild punishment of 17-Year-old is wanted for the young should be primary, and not be punished or educated.
Because it was not on Wednesday about who is to blame for Celine's death. The youth office of the public Prosecutor came in 2019 to the conclusion that no justiziabler connection between the crime and the suicide existed. Celine's death could not be attributed to the Actions of the young people.
Very brave and it is also important that Celine's parents are trying the case in public work. Their demand for a law article on cyber-bullying, as Austria knows, has triggered a debate and raise awareness on: Celine's story will be discussed for prevention in schools. Politicians have tabled motions calling for better protection against cyber-bullying.
there is a backlog that Affected should more quickly and effectively fight back can.
A debate is absolutely necessary, because cyber bullying is a growing Problem. According to a study, every fourth person was ever made on the Internet ready. In addition, the victims are subjected to harassment on the Internet constantly. Ignore not is because young people strongly identify themselves via social media. And once published, pictures can no longer be deleted.
Still, it doesn't need a new Law for cyber bullying. Firstly, new laws prevent no crime: gay hate does not disappear even with extended Anti-racism criminal standard. Secondly, studies show that young people from a potential penalty can hardly be deterred. Thirdly, bullying is covered by existing criminal offences such as coercion or verbal abuse. The law also applies in the case of offences that were committed.
pent-up demand is that people should be faster and more effective fight can. People need to have the feeling to be able to any person of authority apply. The school must respond quickly if someone is the victim. The police should young people not away-but to a professional body, references, if these reports of bullying. Offensive images and Posts to consistently and without much effort can be deleted. Large platforms, such as Instagram or Snapchat have previously rejected the responsibility.
last, but Not least, Young will also need to online responsibility for you Do take. They need training in dealing with the media. The only way you learn, what you trigger with your behavior.
Created: 27.02.2020, 23:00 clockUpdated Date: 02 March 2020, 13:02