Topic: Human Rights

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

Protests against the murder of Ozgecan Aslan in Ankara (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Altan)

Domestic violence against women in Turkey

″Don′t prevent divorce, prevent murder!″

Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany (photo: Imago/El Mundo)

Interview with the Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany

″I write to defend democracy″

Election poster for Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Arian Fariborz)

Sisi and the European Union

The long arm of the dictator

Armed police officer in front of the Egyptian Journalists′ Union building in Cairo on 15 April 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Dalsh)

Political protests in Egypt

Sisi′s falling star

″Marriage is not a game″ is what this sign in the ″Al Dar″ refuge in Lebanon means. The dolls are a constant reminder of the dangers of child marriage (photo: Iris Mostegel)

Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The house of 18 women

French journalist and author Garance Le Caisne (photo: private)

Interview with the journalist and author Garance le Caisne

Caesar and the butcher of Damascus

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

A report by Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

″Pinning our hopes on a murderer″

Egyptian police officer in the Valley of the Kings (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/O. Weiken)

Police co-operation with Egypt

Is Germany an "accessory to repression"?

Still from ″Lantouri″ (source: International Film Festival Berlin)

Iranian feature film "Lantouri"

A society in close-up

Protests in Rome following the torture and murder of Regeni (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Fracassi)

Murdered Italian student in Egypt

Disgraceful accusations

Lebanese peace activists following a bomb attack in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Lebanon: from amnesty to amnesia

Lacking a culture of remembrance

Al Azhar mosque in Cairo (photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Religion and freedom of expression

The birth of a new theocracy?

Dr. Mohammed Ghouzi (right) with his family (photo: private)

Syria: human rights violations and torture

The toll of the missing

The German pavilion at the Janadriyah Culture Festival in Saudi Arabia (photo: picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia: Janadriyah Festival of Culture

A population ruled by fear

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