German Foreign Ministry tightens travel advisory for Turkey

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Germany has advised its citizens they risk arrest for expressing opinions that would be tolerated at home but may not be by Turkish authorities.

  • Deutsche Welle

German nationals have been arbitrarily arrested over the last two years.

The Foreign Ministry in Berlin has updated its travel advisory for Turkey, saying opinions expressed freely in Germany may not be tolerated by Turkish authorities.

The advice was directed at journalists, at people who had taken part in some meetings and at anyone making social media comments critical of the Turkish government.

The ministry stated that a number of European — including…

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