PreviousNext

Student sex video shown to shocked crowd during graduation ceremony at Denmark's Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

By // News | Student sex video shown to shocked crowd during graduation ceremony at Denmark's Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
  • Graphic film had apparently been secretly shot using hidden camera
  • Head said the couple in the footage had been 'violated'

By Emma Reynolds

PUBLISHED: 06:56 EST, 30 May 2012 | UPDATED: 09:52 EST, 30 May 2012

Parent and teachers were shocked when a video shown at a high school graduation was interrupted by a clip of a student having sex.

The film shown during the morning ceremony at Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium in Denmark was supposed to celebrate pupils' experiences with pictures from their school life.

Instead, the video watched by 450 graduates, teachers and family members was interrupted by graphic footage of a male student having sex with a woman who does not attend the school.

Offended: The clip spliced into the school video at Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium outraged watching parents and teachers

Offended: The clip spliced into the school video at Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium outraged watching parents and teachers

Principal Jorgen Rasmussen said the school in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen, would not seek charges against the student and the young woman depicted in the video, which appeared to have been shot with a hidden camera.

But the outraged head said he would like to see charges filed against whoever made the film, according to The Copenhagen Post.

He encouraged the lovers in the video to make sure the amateur filmmaker was taken to court.

Tampering: The film was supposed to show pictures of the graduating pupils' schooldays (file picture)

Tampering: The film was supposed to show pictures of the graduating pupils' schooldays (file picture)

'We've agreed not to press charges,' Mr Rasmussen told Berlingske Nyhedsbureau.

'However, we have encouraged the two young people who appear in the video to proceed with the case. It is really them, and not the school, that was violated.'

Mr Rasmussen said the school knows the identity of the culprits and they have been punished by the school, but he would not elaborate on their identities or the disciplinary action.

The woman, who may not even be aware the footage exists, would have a solid case if she took legal action, media law expert Oluf Jørgensen told Politiken newspaper.

'Intrusive': The woman in the video may not even know the secretly-filmed footage exists

'Intrusive': The woman in the video may not even know the secretly-filmed footage exists

'Because the footage was shown at the morning ceremony, we’re talking about the disclosure of material that is offensive and that is a clear violation of the criminal law,' said Mr Jørgensen.

'Revealing sexual activity is a very serious violation and if the woman in the video files a civil suit demanding financial retribution, she’ll most likely win.'

Jeppe Hald, the national project leader for family planning association Sex og Samfund, said the broadcasting of a sex clip at such an occasion showed that the lines between private and public have been blurred thanks to the proliferation of reality television.

'When they see people have sex on TV, it influences the limits of what they want to show of their private and intimate life,' he said.

Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

So much for Eurozone austerity! David Cameron joins Angela Merkel in Germany for a lavish banquet in an ornate hall with a 50ft-high golden ceiling as he warns Brexit would make world a more dangerous place

Prime Minister enjoyed a luxurious meal as he chatted to the German Chancellor during annual Matthiae-Mahl dinner Photographs showed Cameron laughing and joking with Merkel as ... Full story

Bernie Sanders confronted by supporters demanding slavery reparations as he courts the black vote

'I know you’re scared to say ‘black,’ I know you’re scared to say ‘reparations,' one panelist told him An audience member shouted at him, 'We were ... Full story

Jimmy Hill memorial service: Football's great and good including England manager Roy Hodgson, Trevor Brooking, Gary Lineker and John Motson pay tribute to a man 'truly worth celebrating'

immy Hill's life celebrated at Coventry Cathedral in front of thousands of people all paying their respects   England manager Roy Hodgson, Trevor Brooking, Tony Mowbray, ... Full story

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox church leader end 1,000 year rift between East and West at historic Cuba meeting as they sign a joint declaration calling for an end to Christian persecution

Pope Francis has arrived in Cuba to meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill He will attend a private meeting with Kirill at Jose Marti airport in Havana  Set ... Full story

Horror at the school gates: Eight girls including five 11-year-olds are injured after a car driven by a woman, 80, smashed into a group of pupils leaving a Liverpool academy

Car crashed into group of girls outside Belvedere Academy in Liverpool Eight girls aged 11-16 were rushed to hospital, one with a head injury Merseyside police said ... Full story

Trump says Bernie Sanders is a 'communist' and Jeb Bush is 'gutless' and 'asleep at the wheel' - as he wows 16,000 at Tampa rally

'We're going to have a communist against the entrepreneur. I like the entrepreneur. Don't you think?' Trump asked a sea of humanity in Florida He said ... Full story

PM will wheel out Obama to make the case for staying in the EU despite fears 'lecture' from President could backfire

David Cameron has invited the President to visit Britain to bolster his case  Obama is planning a 'big, public reach out' ahead of public vote on ... Full story

Flood alerts are issued for huge stretch of London and Thames Barrier is closed for first time this winter after river burst its banks due to massive tides and heavy rain

Flood alerts have been issued for a huge section of the River Thames from Greenwich to Putney, west London Thames Barrier was closed for the first ... Full story

Up to 60 dead and dozens more injured in Mexican prison riot as locals report hearing gunfire and explosions inside compound

A riot and fire broke out at the Topo Chico prison in the north of Mexico  State Governor has confirmed 52 people are dead and twelve ... Full story

Woman slices off her brother-in-law's genitals 'as he raped her' then hands the severed member in to police as evidence in India

Mother-of-three stunned police officers by handing over the severed organ She claimed chopping it off with a sickle was the only way to stop the man Brother-in-law ... Full story

TOM UTLEY: What the estate agent who sold my dad's dingy house could teach Dave about honesty

When my parents decided to sell the house in which I was born, they went to the then fashionable estate agent Roy Brooks, who was ... Full story

Comment on: Student sex video shown to shocked crowd during graduation ceremony at Denmark's Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

Rate this article

0

Breaking News

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dies of natural causes in luxury Texas resort, aged 79

Scalia, 79, died of apparent natural causes at the Cibolo Creek Ranch south of Marfa, Texas, on SaturdayThe Supreme Court Justice was at the resort ...

Ohio man drives WRONG WAY down I-75 and kills four young people

An Ohio man, 61, drove his sedan the wrong way down the the I-75 at 3am this morning, striking an SUV containing four young peopleAll five ...

Boyfriend who 'murdered his five-month-old daughter, girlfriend, and another infant and critically injured a toddler' in knife attack has been caught after four days on the run

Rebecca Cutler, 26, and her three children, aged five months to two years, were stabbed at the Ramada Inn on Staten Island Wednesday morningAlleged killer ...

Gareth Pugh died at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club in Newport after falling into freezing water

Father-of-one Gareth Pugh worked at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club, NewportThe greenkeeper, 29, was collecting stray golf balls and fell into the lakePlayers and staff raised ...

Lee Anthony Nolan killed Katelyn Parker with a hair straightener power cable

Lee Anthony Nolan killed Katelyn Parker with the appliance's power cable 48-year-old bragged to a man, 70, he had killed a woman and showed bodyHe was ...

The Sultan and the Tsar: Will the imperial ambitions of Russia's Putin and Turkey's Erdogan spark a new World War, asks historian MICHAEL BURLEIGH  

By Michael Burleigh for the Daily Mail Published: 19:11 EST, 13 February 2016 | Updated: 19:11 EST, 13 February 2016 ...

Ex-students say Midwest Academy boarding school kept them in isolation boxes

The FBI is investigating Midwest Academy, a boarding school for troubled teenagers in Keokuk, IowaSix former students described abuse they say they suffered at ...

Ivana Trump gave ex-husband Donald advice on his presidential campaign

Ivana Trump, 66, spoke candidly of her jet set lifestyle in new interviewDonald's ex-wife said she has 'about three boyfriends' and no plan to marryShe ...

Jamie Silvonek guilty of 'murdering mom Cheryl Silvonek with Caleb Barnes'

Jamie Silvonek, 14, pleaded guilty to murdering her mom Cheryl SilvonekShe also agreed to testify at the trial of her soldier boyfriend Caleb Barnes, the 21-year-old ...

Wisdom the 65-year-old albatross gives birth to her 40th baby chick in Hawaii

Wisdom was tagged by scientists back in 1956 when she was about fiveShe has birthed a new chick named Kukini, for 'messenger' in HawaiianTypical ...