‘Obsolete & unnecessary’: Germany to scrap law restricting insults against foreign heads of state

‘Obsolete & unnecessary’: Germany to scrap law restricting insults against foreign heads of state

Germany is to get rid of the lèse-majesté law protecting heads of state or government from being publicly offended. The decision came after last spring the law was evoked by Turkish President Erdogan who tried to sue a German comedian for a satirical poem he found too insulting.

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