Erdogan is to appeal against ruling on poem Böhmermann

Erdogan is to appeal against ruling on poem Böhmermann

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The Turkish president Erdogan is going in appeal against a judgment of the district court in Hamburg about the controversial poem by the German tv comedian Jan Böhmermann.

The court decided in February that the comedian, certain parts may no longer recite, but for Erdogan, that is not enough.

The president wants to share more, not hear more. According to German media, the Erdogan to once again six lines in the poem.

Böhmermann took out the anger of the Turkish head of state on the neck with the poem Smaadkritiek, that he on 31 march last year at his show Neo Magazin Royale for the broadcaster ZDF voordroeg. He brought in it the faithful Erdogan, among others, in connection with child pornography and sex with animals.

The poem of Böhmermann about Erdogan

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