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Should Jan Boehmermann be charged for defamation for reciting the obscene Turk Prez. Erdogan Poem?

before he read the poem he warned that it breached German rules. - but - US law reads: “With cases involving outrageous parody and satire, the path of least resistance has been to find the ‘speech’ non-defamatory as a matter of law. The rationale used to justify this conclusion is that no reasonable reader could understand the publication as an assertion of fact. The presumption is that satires so outrageous as to preclude belief is incapable of harming reputation” – From Constitutional Law-Satire, Defamation,


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