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Supporters of Nidaa Tounes celebrating their party's election victory in Tunis (photo: dpa)

Six lessons learned from Tunisia's recent elections

"Religion is God's, but democracy belongs to everyone!"

A photographer takes a close up of one of the figures at the exhibition "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision" at the Jewish Museum in Berlin (photo: dpa/Wolfgang Kumm)

Exhibition: "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision"

An objective examination of a controversial issue

A fighter draped in the Libyan flag in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Andreas Dittmann

"Libyans themselves are destroying their country"

Libyan journalists in Murzuq, south-west Libya (photo: Valerie Stocker)

Journalists in Libya

Caught in the crossfire

A Malaysian student studies the Koran in Hulu Langat near Kuala Lumpur (photo: MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Islam and violence

Conservative Muslims refute the violence of IS

Supporters of Nidaa Tounes during an election rally in Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Presidential election in Tunisia

The temptations of the gentle restoration

Hassan Hanafi at a conference on reformist Islam in Marrakech (photo: DW)

Interview with Egyptian philosopher Hassan Hanafi

From Velvet Spring to military despotism

Simo Lagnawi (photo: Simo Lagnawi/Riverboat Records)

Album review: "The Gnawa Berber" by Simo Lagnawi

A wholehearted expression of devotion

Supporters of Nidaa Tounes on 28.10.14 in Tunis following their party's election victory (photo: Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)

After the first free parliamentary elections in Tunisia

New horizons or back to square one?

Members of the Tunisian parliament after the passing of the country's new consitution on 26 January 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Democratic transformation in Tunisia

The model student faces difficult tasks

The Tunisian documentary filmmaker Sami Tlili (photo: Filminitiativ Köln e.V.)

Interview with the Tunisian documentary filmmaker Sami Tlili

"We've reached a crossroads"

A man draped in a Tunisian flag stands at the back of a queue (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Parliamentary and presidential elections in Tunisia

The euphoria has evaporated

Bochra Belhadj Hamida (photo: baya.tn)

Interview with Tunisian human rights activist Bochra Belhadj Hamida

"Demonised, insulted and threatened"

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

A sign reading "Get lost!" hangs on barbed wire outside the presidential palace in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

The Arab Spring and its enemies

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The end of all hope

Two Muslim women pass the event "About Berlin - religions make history" in Berlin (photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Contrasting images of Islam

The last gasp of archaic masculinity?

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