Prosecutors drop probe of German comedian over satirical Erdogan poem

Prosecutors drop probe of German comedian over satirical Erdogan poem
 

German prosecutors said on Tuesday they had dropped an investigation into a German comedian who was accused of offending a foreign leader after reciting an obscene poem about Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on national television.
Comedian Jan Boehmermann read out a poem on a satirical show in March suggesting Erdogan engaged in bestiality and watched child pornography, prompting the Turkish leader to file a complaint with prosecutors that he had been insulted.
That further strained ties between Ankara and Berlin after Turkey was outraged by a resolution passed by Germany's parliament that... read more

 
4 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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