Topic: Democracy and Civil Society

The seven levels of Hell: Aleppo

A damaged window at the police headquarters in Ankara on 18 July 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Talking Turkey

″What happens on the Bosphorus affects us all″

A US soldier stands on his Stryker vehicle as a US military convoy passes into the Czech Republic at Harrachov

US presidential election

Ever the aliens

Pro-Erdogan demonstration on Taksim Square on 10 August 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

The coup after the coup

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Makeshift morgue following the storming of Raba'a and al-Nahda on 14 August 2013 (photo: Mosaab el-Shamy/AFP/Getty Images)

Al-Sisi, Raba′a and al-Nahda

Egypt′s grim harvest

Egyptian boy demonstrating on Tahrir Square in 2011 (photo: AP)

Egypt and the Arab Spring

Vive la resistance!

Following the coup attempt of 15 July, the supporters of various parties gather on Taksim Square in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Yakut)

Turkey's democratic future

Hanging by a thread

Criticised by his enemies, celebrated by his supporters: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters)

Turkey post-coup

In times of paranoia

Pilgrim in Mecca; photo: Ali Mansuri/wikipedia

Peace and justice in Islam

Are we missing something?

The turkish journalist Ahmet Şık; photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose

Interview with the turkish journalist Ahmet Şık

Turkey's coup plotters 'sold each other out'

Istanbul University

Freedom of expression in Turkey

Academics on the run

Erdogan supporters on Taksim Square in Istanbul

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

Autocracy or military dictatorship?

Turkish Army Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar with Erdogan (photo: Reuters)

Turkey and the failed coup

God′s gift to Erdogan

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