Source: Italian court rules food theft ‘not a crime’ if hungry – BBC News
A homeless man did not commit a crime when he stole small quantities of food, an Italian court rules, because he clearly acted out of need.
right to survival prevails over property
in a civilised country not even the worst of men should starve
It criticised the fact that a case concerning the taking of goods worth under €5 went through three rounds in the courts before being thrown out.