Country: Morocco

Armed Polisario fighters in Tindouf refugee camp, southern Algeria (photo: DW/Nour Elhayet El Kebir)

Western Sahara – the last colony in Africa

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″Armed resistance is their only choice″

Moroccan author Youssef Fadel (photo: private)

Book review: Youssef Fadel′s ″A Rare Blue Bird Flies With Me″

Behind the prison wall

Oud virtuoso Said Chraibi (source: YouTube)

Obituary: Oud virtuoso Said Chraibi

A genius bows out

 Der marokkanische Schriftsteller Mahi Binebine; Foto: imago/El Mundo

Interview with the Moroccan writer Mahi Binebine

Forging a future

Aziza Brahim (source: Glitterbeat Records)

Album review: ″Abbar el Hamada″ by Aziza Brahim

The agony of dispossession

Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun (photo: Twitter)

"The Happy Marriage" by Tahar Ben Jelloun

"A war won through subterfuge"

The Moroccan-French artist Leila Alaoui (photo: Leila Alaoui)

Interview with Leila Alaoui

Morocco's art scene: a coin with two faces

Storyteller Mohamed Jabri on Djemaa el Fna square (photo: © Thomas Ladenburger)

Al-Halqa in Marrakesh

Morocco's last storytellers

″Free Ali Aarass″ campaign (source: www.freeali.eu)

Human rights violations in Morocco

City of roses, city of torture

Abdellah Taia (photo: Hakan Lindquist)

Moroccan writer Abdellah Taia

Disenchantment and a hint of nostalgia

The Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi (photo: J. L. Cereijdo/AP)

Obituary: Fatima Mernissi

Icon of Arab feminism

French crime writer Karim Miske (photo: Antoine Rozes)

The French crime writer Karim Miske in interview

″There are no simple solutions″

Muslim feminist writer Fatima Mernissi (photo: Fatima Mernissi)

Pioneering Muslim feminist writer Fatima Mernissi dies

The French political scientist and Islamic studies expert Olivier Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Islam expert Olivier Roy

European Islam: destined to be ignored

Album cover (cropped) of "Detour Guide" by Karim Nagi

Album review: ″Detour Guide″ by Karim Nagi

Breaking the mould

Refugees in Libya

An unlikely safe haven

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