Media: "Schmhmgedicht": Omission of chancellor demanded

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Berlin (AP) - In the dispute over the "shame poem" by Jan Böhmermann, the Berlin administrative court today negotiates an injunction suit of the satirist. The 38-year-old wants to forbid Chancellor Angela Merkel to repeat her criticism of the controversial poem against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Chancellor said about three years ago that the verses were "deliberately hurtful". A little later, however, she had called this statement as a mistake. Böhmermann had triggered a diplomatic outrage in relation to Turkey with the poem.

ref: zeit