Topic: Democracy and Civil Society

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

Tanks on the streets of Ankara

Erdogan′s Turkey

Night of terror

Former Secretary-General of Transparency International, Azzedine Akesbi (photo: DW)

Reform in Morocco

Plagued by inertia

″Get lost!″ – sign on a barrier erected by soldiers of the Republican Guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Political transformation in the Arab world

Forget the people

Religious supporters of the "Islamic Defender Front" (FPI) demonstrate in Jakarta (photo: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

Political Islam in Indonesia

Wahhabism runs into the sand

Croatian-German author Jagoda Marinic (photo: D. Piroelle)

Interview with the Croatian-German writer Jagoda Marinic

″Cultural identity is not absolute″

Screenshot of ″Hallo... Jeddah″ trailer produced by the commercial channel Attessia with caricatures of Ben Ali (right), the impressionist Migalo and presenter Mekki Helal

Tunisia's TV spoof

Look who's coming to dinner!

Turkish political scientist Baskin Oran (photo: Imago/Le Pictorium)

Interview with the Turkish political scientist Baskin Oran

Erdogan's freedom of speech

Abdelilah Benkirane, General Secretary of the Justice and Development Party – PJD (photo: DW)

Religion and politics in Morocco

Blurred lines

A woman passes revolution graffiti in Cairo (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Monteforte)

Where is Egypt's left heading?

"The political arena is closed"

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (centre), Ennahda leader Rachid al-Ghannouchi (left) and Vice-President Abdelfattah Mourou (right) at the Ennahda party conference (photo: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

10th conference of the Tunisian Ennahda Party

Farewell to political Islam?

A man holds a candle and a rainbow flag during a vigil in memory of the victims of the Orlando mass shooting (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/L. Sladky)

Mass shooting in Orlando

Sounding the death knell

Ennahda party supporters attend Tunisian National Day celebrations on 20.03.2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Ennahda – the new Muslim Democrats

A blessing for Tunisian democracy?

Egyptian Al Ahly football supporter (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Football fan protests in Turkey and Egypt

Closed ranks

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