Journalist Can Dündar was, himself, once jailed in Turkey, so he knows what German correspondent Deniz Yücel is going through. Today Dündar lives in exile in Germany.
In his first public appearance since he was released from prison, journalist Deniz Yücel has thanked his supporters. But his ordeal may not yet be over, as his trial in Turkey looks set to start in the summer.
On Valentine's Day 2017, a journalist from Germany's Die Welt reported to Turkish police for questioning. Things unraveled quickly: Deniz Yücel spent the next year behind bars, without charge.
One kiosk owner said a group of pro-Erdogan activists threatened to set fire to his establishment if he didn't remove posters of the magazine. The French president has condemned the protesters' actions as "unacceptable."
German MPs sat through a long day of debates covering issues from pot, to burqa bans, to abortion "advertisements," to journalist Deniz Yücel's work. DW breaks down what happened.
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