Opposition to a proposed amendment to Turkey's constitution is strong in Germany's Turkish community. Now they've started a "No" campaign. President Erdogan is hoping for a yes from his AKP party's supporters in Germany.
Travelers to Turkey might get arrested if they criticize the Erdogan regime on social media, Germany's foreign ministry said in its official guidelines. Even "liking" an anti-government post could cause serious trouble.
The German Federation of Journalists and Amnesty International have announced they will hold a joint rally in Berlin to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit this month.
The Turkish president's hopes of addressing the German-Turkish community are closer to becoming reality. His upcoming state visit was described as a "betrayal" by journalist Deniz Yücel, who was imprisoned in Turkey.
Germany's Social Democrats suggested the government in Berlin should use taxpayers' money to help Turkey. Reactions to that proposal have been negative here, and DW's Henrik Böhme says Turkey can only help itself.
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