Topic: Human Rights

Arab tourists in Baku, Azerbaijan (photo:

Azerbaijan′s enlightenment


A nation at odds with itself

In memory of the murdered Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/EPA/Jamal Nasrallah)

The murder of Jordanian author Nahed Hattar

The same stinking swamp

Video: Women "permanent legal minors" in Saudi Arabia

Bombed out aid convoy on the road to Aleppo

The destruction of Aleppo

Surrendering our soul

U.S. soldier displays a photo of the infamous ″Camp X-Ray″ in front of Guantanamo Bay detention camp (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Antonov)

The West and the Islamic world

Diplomatic hubris

In May 2015, the NGO Nahnoo organised a demonstration in front of the closed park gates to demand its re-opening (photo: Changiz M. Varzi)

Civil rights in Lebanon

″Reclaiming Beirut′s public space″

A damaged window at the police headquarters in Ankara on 18 July 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Talking Turkey

″What happens on the Bosphorus affects us all″

A US soldier stands on his Stryker vehicle as a US military convoy passes into the Czech Republic at Harrachov

US presidential election

Ever the aliens

Pro-Erdogan demonstration on Taksim Square on 10 August 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

The coup after the coup

Istanbul University

Freedom of expression in Turkey

Academics on the run

Marriage in Indonesia

Act of bravery

Yemen′s former minister for human rights, Hooria Mashhour (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Hooria Mashhour

On the rebels′ blacklist

″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

Palestinians wait at the Rafah border crossing (photo: Reuters/I.A. Mustafa)

Palestine and its Arabic neighbours

Gaza – a city no one wants

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!″