The German government says it will reform its custody laws after the European Court of Human Rights said a German man had suffered discrimination.Too bad I cannot appeal my case to the European Court of Human Rights.
The Strasbourg court ruled that German courts were wrong to reject the unmarried father's plea to have joint custody of his daughter, 14.
Under current German law, single fathers can only get joint custody if the mother gives her consent.
Germany's justice minister says the custody law now needs changing.
Sunday, December 13, 2009
German human rights violation
Apparently my case would be a human rights violation in Europe. The BBC reports: