Topic: Human Rights

Protesters in Istanbul demonstrate following announcement of referendum result on 16 April 2017 (photo: AFP Photo/Yasin Akgul)

Erdogan’s post-referendum Turkey

Divided, now rule

Syrian opposition delegation headed by Mohammad Alloush (centre) attending the first round of negotiations in Astana, January 2017 (photo: Reuters/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov)

The Syrian conflict

Mendacious diplomacy

French philosopher, essayist and academic Tzvetan Todorov (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)v

On the death of philosopher and essayist Tzvetan Todorov

We are all barbarians

Ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak waves to supporters from his room in the military hospital in Maadi, Cairo (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

′Pharaoh′ Mubarak′s acquittal

Some are more equal

Art installation by Nilbar Gures: shoe, rose and dildo (photo: CHROMA Istanbul)

Gay artists revisit Berlin-Istanbul relations

Queer forms migrate

Symbol of peace in Tunisia (photo: AFP/Getty Images/M. Bureau)

Tunisia′s partisan path to transitional justice

The problem with truth

Syrian author Mustafa Khalifa and the Arabic cover of "The Shell"

Review: Mustafa Khalifa′s ″The Shell″

Guilty onlookers

Islamic Studies professor Mona Siddiqui (photo: private)

Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue

How do you welcome someone?

Flag bearing the likeness of Syrian dictator Assad outside the Syrian Embassy in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The decline of humanism in the Arab world

With an iron fist

Egyptian medic and activist Ahmed Said (photo: private)

Interview with Egyptian activist Ahmed Said

The scorpion's sting

Wilders supporters in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Geert Wilders and the right-wing populists

Heads they win, tails they win

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

Volunteers operate a stall at Baghdad City of Peace Carnival held on World Peace Day (source: iqpeace.com)

Baghdad City of Peace Carnival

Grassroots, green shoots

No way out: "on the left is a prison and on the right is the sea, there is no escape" by Abbas Al Aboudi (photo: Abbas Al Aboudi)

An Iraqi artist on Nauru

″My art is my saviour″

NGO employees protest against the constitutional changes passed by the Turkish parliament in January 2017 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Closure of NGOs in Turkey

Forced to down tools

Saudi women waiting to be picked up by their drivers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine)

Saudi health reforms and women′s rights

Still a sore point

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