Germany’s Merkel OKs possible prosecution of comic for insulting Turkey’s Erdogan

( CNN) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has authorized a criminal investigation into whether comedian Jan Bohmermann broke the law when he read a satirical poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on German television.

Erdogan has complained that the poem was a smear — and one that violated an obscure German law against insulting representatives of foreign countries.


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