Topic: Syrian Civil War

A Free Syrian Army fighter in a prison in Aleppo (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Political prisoners in Syria

Around-the-clock torture

Over 200 illegal migrants are rescued by the Italian Guardia di Finanza boat 'Denaro' in the Mediterranean Sea, 22 April 2015 (photo: picture alliance/dpa/A. Di Meo)

Refugee crisis in the Mediterranean

New networks trafficking Syrians from Egypt to Europe

The UN security council voting on a Syria resolution on 22 February 2014 (photo: Reuters)

The Syrian conflict

The illusion of a political solution

A man sifting through rubble on a street in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp south of Damascus, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Y. Badawi)

Syria and the international community

The least we can do for Syria

A photo of the incarcerated journalist Mazen Darwish on an empty seat at the first Human Rights Forum in Berlin (photo: picture alliance/Eventpress)

Freedom of the press in Syria

The truth can cost lives

Members of the Syrian opposition in Aleppo (photo: Odd Anderson/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Nader Othman, deputy PM of the Syrian interim government

People want professionals, not Facebook heroes

Members of the Druze community in Syria holding up Syrian flags during a demonstration of loyalty to the regime in Majdal Sams (photo: picture-alliance)

The Druze in the Syrian conflict

Potential to tip the scales

Members of the Tunisian Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

Tunisian-style jihad

The launch of "Syria Speaks: Arts and Culture from the Frontline" in the Theater Aan Het Spui in the Hague on 25 March as part of the Movies that Matter Film Festival. From left: Rasha Abbas; a member of anonymous artists' collective Al-Shaab al-Suri Aref Tariqahu, Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Yassin al-Haj Saleh (photo: Maarten van Haaff)

"Syria Speaks"

Challenging violence with creativity

The Palestinian-Jordanian political scientist and journalist Rami G. Khouri (photo: AP)

Interview with Rami G. Khouri

Fragmentation of the Arab world

Protests against Bashar al-Assad on 25 May 2012 in Daraa, Syria (photo: Reuters)

Four years of war in Syria

Where the uprising began and still lives on

The Iranian artist Golnar Tabibzadeh after the performance of "The Forgotten" (photo: Morgenland Festival Osnabruck)

Art and performance project "The Forgotten"

Focusing attention on hidden realities

A photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hangs on a ruined building in Al-Dukhaneya on the outskirts of Damascus (photo: Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

Peace initiatives for Syria

Negotiate locally, implement internationally

Postcard from the time of the First World War showing the allies Kaiser Wilhelm II, left, Sultan Mehmed V, centre, and Kaiser Franz-Joseph, right (photo: picture-alliance)

Historical roots of the current Middle East crisis

The end of an artificial construct

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