Topic: Human Rights

A Kurdish refugee child from the Syrian town of Kobani in a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey, 20 October 2014 (photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach)

The fight against IS

No alternative to civil and human rights in the Arab world

Ahmed Seif al-Islam (photo: youm7)

On the death of the Egyptian activist Ahmed Seif al-Islam

An indomitable fighter and visionary

A Palestinian woman and boy in the ruins of their home (photo: Reuters)

Rebuilding Gaza

The back of the Gazan economy has been broken

Syrian refugees get water from a member of the Turkish Red Crescent at the Turkish border (photo: Reuters/Murad Sez)

Syrian refugees in Turkey

Time for Turkey's allies to rally round

The Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

After the release of Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of expression at an all-time low

Chancellor Merkel and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar in Berlin on 17 September 2014 (photo: AFP/Getty Images/J. MacDougall)

Qatar's foreign policy

Little emirate, big ambition

Si Kaddour Benghabrit (photo: © Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Muslims who saved Jews during World War II

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The forgotten Schindlers

Yehuda Shaul, co-founder of the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence (photo: Quique Kierszenbaum)

Interview with Yehuda Shaul

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"The treatment of the Palestinians is the biggest threat to Israel"

Yazidis trapped in the Sinjar mountains fleeing from IS (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Persecution of the Yazidis in Iraq

Don't abandon us!

A despondent man with his head in his hands (photo: Iris Mostegel)

Trauma therapy for victims of violence in Arab countries

Tortured, humiliated and voiceless

A Syrian family sitting outside a home for asylum seekers run by the Central Authority for Foreign Residents in the German state of Brandenburg (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Book review: Stefan Buchen on Syrian "escape helpers"

Germany's new public enemies?

Amos Oz (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Interview with Amos Oz

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"For Israel, it is a lose-lose situation"

A Palestinian boy sweeping up rubble outside a bombed-out building in Gaza (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict in Gaza

Propaganda war

Women in Libya

High hopes brutally dashed

Dr. Mads Gilbert tends to a child in al-Shifa Hospital, Gaza, 2009 (photo Getty Images)

Interview with Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert

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"Nobody is safe in Gaza"

Ruined buildings in the Gaza Strip, 19 July 2014 (photo: DW/Shawgy el Farra)

Israeli military offensive in Gaza

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Israel cannot win

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