Author: Markus Bickel

Peace activists in London demonstrate against Russian airstrikes in Syria (photo: picture-alliance)

Syria conflict

Feigning helplessness

A Kurdish refugee child from the Syrian town of Kobani in a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey, 20 October 2014 (photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach)

The fight against IS

No alternative to civil and human rights in the Arab world

Hamdeen Sabahi (photo: dpa)

Egypt's Opposition Leader Hamdeen Sabahi

''The Spirit of the Revolution Will Be Trampled Underfoot''