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  • Turkish president Erdoğan sues German MP over 'little sewer rat' slur

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is suing a senior German MP who called him a “little sewer rat”. Erdoğan’s lawyer confirmed on Friday that the Turkish leader had filed a criminal complaint for insult and defamation. A Turkish law banning insults against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been condemned by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Wolfgang Kubicki,…