Book launch

An event was held on Friday 21st October 2016, at Conway Hall in London, to launch Going to Strasbourg: An Oral History of Sexual Orientation Discrimination and the European Convention on Human RightsPaul Johnson, author of the book, and five former applicants to Strasbourg spoke at the event. An audio recording of the talks is available here:


Audio time Speaker
00.00 Paul Johnson
24.40 Richard Desmond (R.D. v the United Kingdom)
26.43 Ralph Wilde (Wilde, Greenhalgh and Parry v the United Kingdom)
32.05 Terry Perkins (Perkins and R. v the United Kingdom)
38.20 Helen McEntire, on behalf of Emma Riley (Perkins and R. v the United Kingdom)
43.50 Duncan Lustig-Prean (Lustig-Prean and Beckett v the United Kingdom)