In Germany, a singing father finds it difficult to sing his child on stage. A local court in Berlin ruled in the case that the father forced the child into child labor.
In Germany, a singing father finds it difficult to sing his child on stage. A local court in Berlin ruled that the father had engaged the child in child labor and convicted the singer’s father and fined him 3,000 euros (about 2 lakh 64 thousand rupees). The father is a famous German folk singer. Who himself travels to different parts of the country and gives concerts. Performs live stage shows. Germany has very strict laws for children between 3 and 6 years old.
A child for half an hour during a concert
His four-year-old son William sang ‘What a wonderful world’ in 2019 during a concert with 39-year-old folk singer Anjoli Kelly. William is the youngest of Kelly’s five children. The court gave its verdict that the child William stood on the stage for half an hour that day and held an instrument in his hand and also sang his song.
In Germany, under 6 years of age, the song falls into the category of child labor
The Act falls under the category of labor under the Youth Labor Protection Act of Germany. Popular singer Kelly has expressed a desire to challenge the verdict in the Supreme Court. However, there is no relief from the Supreme Court, as no child can attend such a concert without written permission.
Germany has this law about children
Thus, according to German law, children between the ages of three and six can attend a two-hour concert between 8 am and 5 pm. According to a media report, Baby William was on stage at 8.20 pm. Kelly’s lawyer objected to the ruling, saying that being on stage for a while in the presence of a parent was “impossible” for a child.
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