Topic: Democracy and Civil Society

Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane (photo: Rachid Tniouni)

Democratic change in Morocco

Winners and losers in a new political climate

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan being sworn into office in Ankara on 28 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's new president

Where to now, President Erdogan?

Ibrahim Abu Shandi outside the Arab Jewish Community Center in Jaffa (photo: Ulrike Schleicher)

Israeli-Palestinian relations

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Dialogue in a time of conflict

A boy holding the flag of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in the Laayoune refugee camp near Tindouf, Algeria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Western Sahara conflict

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The curse of resources

Symbolic graffiti: relay runners from Libya, Egypt and Tunisia prepare to hand over the flame of freedom to Yemen and Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Three years after the Arab Spring

Self-criticism and genuine dialogue required

Two photos showing two women wearing different types of veils in front of a holy site in Iran (photo: Mehr)

Moderates versus hardliners in Iran

New freedoms, old prohibitions

Joko Widodo (photo: Getty Images)

Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo

Comfortable among the people

Members of an Islamist militia firing rockets at Tripoli Airport (photo: AP/dpa)

Clashes between rival militias in Libya

The battle for Tripoli

Muslims demonstrating after Friday prayers in Brooklyn, New York, to show their solidarity with the US after the 9/11 attacks (photo: Reuters)

Snowden revelations

NSA spied on prominent US Muslims

Women in Libya

High hopes brutally dashed

A street in Kabul (photo: DW)

Afghanistan after Hamid Karzai

Facing an uncertain future

Activists attend a silent protest march against a recent rape case in Calcutta, India, 15 June 2013. Photo: EPA/Piyal Adhikary

India's rape problem

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New rape laws must be implemented

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo meets the people. Photo: Getty Images

Indonesian presidential elections 2014

Populist versus autocrat

Fully-veiled woman in a Paris station. Photo: Getty Images

Human rights court upholds burka ban in France

An unfortunate ruling

Gamal Eid (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with the Egyptian human rights activist Gamal Eid

A warning shot for civil society

A "Green Movement" protest in Tehran in June 2009 (photo: Reuters)

Five years after Iran's "Green Movement"

Past and present

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