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 and Sweden made a joint protest to Turkey on Wednesday about the jailing of two human rights activists, demanding that the men be told what exactly they are accused of, the foreign ministry in Berlin said.Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer told reporters in Berlin that Germany and Sweden complained to Turkey, saying that the two governments don't understand why the men were jailed.Schaefer noted that Steudtner neither speaks Turkish nor had been to Turkey before, and is an information technology specialist.
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