Time to start protesting in Germany against such egregious anti-free speech laws.
Really disgusting to see our western leaders behaving like complete simpletons and morons, it’s even worse when the behave in the just said fashion, but as dhimmis as well. The complete Islamization of Europe is only a matter of time with these fools in charge.
Merkel allows Erdogan’s case against TV host to go ahead
Published: 15 Apr 2016 13:14 GMT+02:00
“Issuing permission for a prosecution to go ahead… does not mean pre-judging the defendant nor a premature decision about the boundaries of freedom of art, the press, or opinion,” Merkel said.
She added that the government planned to abolish paragraph 103 of the criminal code, the law against insulting foreign heads of state, with effect from 2018.
The law is a hangover from German legal codes dating back to the 19th Century that has never been repealed.
It is commonly known in Germany as the Shah Paragraph, after the Iranian Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi used it to try and suppress criticism from the within the Bundesrepublik [Federal Republic of Germany].