Jan Böhmermann is not allowed to repeat a large part of his so-called “Defamatory Poem” about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after the ruling of the Hamburg regional court on Tuesday.
“Through the poem's reference to racist prejudice and religious slander as well as sexual habits the verses in question go beyond what the petitioner can be expected to tolerate,” the court said.
The court ruled that the poem was a satire but a large part of it was “pure abuse” and should not be repe...
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