Pedophile activism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42812/all en Dutch court overturns paedophile association ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/dutch-court-overturns-paedophile-association-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dutch paedophile group Martijn, which argues for society's acceptance of consensual sex between children and adults, cannot be banned, an appeals court said on Tuesday, overturning a 2012 ruling. </p> <p>"According to the court of appeal, the work of the association is contradictory to public order but there is no threat of disrupting society," the Arnhem-Leeuwarden court in the north of the country said.</p> <p>The decision came after the head of the association, Martijn Uittenbogaard, appealed a June ruling by a court in nearby Assen banning the group, which has around 60 members.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/dutch-court-overturns-paedophile-association-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human sexuality Party for Neighbourly Love, Freedom, and Diversity Pedophile activism Technology AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 17:31:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5799637 at http://www.globalpost.com