Author: Astrid Kaminski

Scene from the play "Supermaenner" at the Theater Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin (photo: Ballhaus Naunynstraße)

The emancipation of men with Turkish roots

A closed society viewed from inside

Protest rally in Istanbul, one year after the Gezi demonstrations. Photo: Ali Yildirim

A literary anthology of the Gezi protests

Gezi lives!

Prince Moulay Hicham el Alaoui (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Prince Moulay Hicham el Alaoui of Morocco

The diary of the red prince

Performance of Marc Sinan's "Dede Korkut" (photo: Thomas Aurin)

Interview with the composer Marc Sinan

A modern-day Bartók of Turkic music

Ibrahim Nehme, editor-in-chief of "The Outpost" (photo: Ieva Saudargaite)gaite

The Lebanese magazine "The Outpost"

Road map to an uncensored world

Street children in the restaurant Sésame Garden in Marrakesch (photo: Astrid Kaminski)

Street Children in Marrakech

The Oasis of Sésame Garden

Zülfü Livaneli (photo: Bongarts/Getty Images)

"Serenade" by Zülfü Livaneli

Turkish Plea for Tolerance

Poster for the Dance Festival on Marche in Marrakesh

The ''On Marche'' Festival in Marrakesh

The Ethic of Dance Is a Shock for Many

Protest against the Assad regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Civil War and Cultural Protest in Syria

''The Revolution Has Become an Orphan''

Marianne Salzmann and Deniz Utlu (photo: Martina Prießner)

Post-Migrant Literature in Germany

''The time has come to speak out very, very loudly''