Germany abolishes law that bans insulting foreign leaders

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Brandenburg Gate, the most famous landmark of Germany

Decision comes days after Donald Trump’s inauguration and a year after prosecution of German comic who wrote crude poem about Turkish President

Germany has decided to abolish a law which defends the honor of foreign leaders. International heads of state will no longer be able to ask the German government to prosecute people deemed to have offended them under an obscure passage of German law. The decision comes just days after Donald Trump‘s inauguration as US President.

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