Amnesty International activists wear handcuffs as they protest against the arrest of rights activists in Turkey, including Amnesty International's Turkey director, on July 20, 2017, near the Coliseum in Rome.
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Germany has no right to interfere in Turkey's domestic affairs, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, his latest broadside in a blistering row sparked by the waves of arrests under the current state of emergency.Germany has increased pressure on Turkey over the past few days, threatening measures that could hinder German investment there and saying it is reviewing Turkish applications for arms projects.Turkey remains under a state of emergency imposed days after last year's July 15 failed coup which critics claim is being used to go after any opponent of Erdogan.Berlin was already furious over the jailing in February of Deniz Yucel, Turkey correspondent for Die Welt newspaper, who Erdogan has denounced as a "terror agent".
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