German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a statement at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, April 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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Two thirds of Germans oppose Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to allow prosecutors to pursue a case against a German comedian who mocked Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, a poll published Sunday showed.Sunday's survey by pollster Emnid for the Bild am Sonntag newspaper found that 66 percent of those questioned opposed Merkel's decision to allow prosecutors to pursue the case.ZDF has said it will help Boehmermann fight any case brought by prosecutors for mocking Erdogan. The comedian said before reciting the poem that he was intentionally going beyond what German law allowed.
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