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Woman fights to make ‘upskirting’ illegal (Page 2 of 2)

9th August 2017

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Updated 20th June 2018

But the whole business is worrying some in Forumland with regards whether it will apply to paparazzi upskirt shots of their favourite celeb:

Paparazzi catching a celeb flashing her pussy as she gets out a vehicle is fine… Deliberately sticking a camera up a woman’s skirt in public will be banned
Upskirting Ban, Private Eye, No. 1473, 20—Jun.—12 July 2018
Private Eye, No. 1473, 20—Jun.—12 July 2018
Gina Martin celebrates with her lawyer Ryan Whelan
Gina Martin celebrates with her lawyer Ryan Whelan

Updated 15th January 2019

And so finally with it picked government and brought forward with its own bill after the embarrassment of old Chope’s savage gumming of the private members bill being enough to stop it:

Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill (bbc.co.uk).

The new legislation, approved in the House of Lords and now only awaiting the formality of Royal Assent, will see offenders face up to two years in jail.

Gina Martin, 26, said the decision was “politics and society at its best“.

Updated 12th April 2019

Upskirting now a crime after woman’s campaign (bbc.co.uk).

Gina Martin holding Voyeurism (Offences) Bill

Offenders will face up to two years in prison for taking an image or video under somebody’s clothing in order to see their genitals or underwear.

Gina Martin, who led the calls for change, said she hoped the change in law would help people “feel comfortable” to report such crimes.

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