Topic: Human Rights

Tunisian protesters confront security forces blocking access to the governorate's office in Tunis, during a demonstration over price hikes and austerity measures, 12 January 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/S. Hamdaoui)

Protests rock Tunisia

A winter of discontent

Burhan Sönmez (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Book review: "Istanbul Istanbul" by Burhan Sönmez

Laughing in the face of death

Mahvash Sabet (photo: private)

Interview with Mahvash Sabet

Lyrical flights

Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid

"Time to end Arab racism"

Supporters of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) demonstrate against Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama, accused of blasphemy, November 2016 (photo: Reuters)

Islam in Indonesia

The agents of change

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

"Their audacity leaves me speechless"

Arab women′s rights groups demonstrate on International Women′s Day in Cairo (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Women′s rights in the Arab world

The key to change

Syrian opposition supporters protest the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Yassin al-Haj Saleh's "The Impossible Revolution"

The "Syrianisation" of the world

A woman stands at a barbed wire fence, in the background on the other side stands a crowd of people (photo: Benjamin Haas/Fotolia)

Islamic debate about human rights

The erroneous 'cultural distinction'

Protesting the passing of Quebec's Bill 62 (source: itsgoingdown.org)

Bill 62 – Quebec′s burka ban

Veiled bigotry

Turkish women protest the draft mufti law in Ankara, Turkey, on 12.10.2017 (photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Erdogan′s Turkey

Eroding Ataturk's legacy

New Germans attend a citizenship ceremony at Bellevue Palace, Berlin in 30.09.2011 (photo: Getty Images/Sean Gallup)

Germany’s identity crisis

We are the people, too

Refugees on the Austrian-German border (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Weigel)

Book review: ″Refugees Worldwide: Literary Reportage″

Hierarchies of the destitute

Members of a Rohingya family make their way across a muddy field in Teknaf, Bangladesh, having fled Myanmar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Zumawire/Km Asad)

Myanmar′s persecution of the Rohingya

Existentially naked

Symbolic image: Muslim prayer chain and prayer cap (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Atheism in the Arab World

The dictators' scourge: Of 'heresy' and humanists

Deputy director of Human Rights Watch in Asia, Phil Robertson (photo: private)

Interview with Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch

Myanmar's denier-in-chief: ″An utter failure of moral leadership″

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