Topic: Free speech and censorship

Turkish satirical magazine Bayan Yani (source: Bayan Yani)

Turkish satirical magazine Bayan Yani

Fuelling Turkish feminism

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (photo: Getty Images/S. Gallup)

German-Turkish relations

Part of us

Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Interview with Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan

"It's my country too"

Cumhuriyet employees protest at the imprisonment of journalists on 24 July 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/L. Pitarakis)

Freedom of speech in Turkey

Journalists under siege

#FreeShawkan campaign (source: Twitter)

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid

Innocence incarcerated

"Proud to be atheist" at the Kaaba in Mecca (source: Twitter)

Atheism in Saudi Arabia

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God's own country

President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi meeting in Cairo with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on 29.05.2017 (photo: Vitaly Belousov/Sputnik/dpa)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi′s totalitarian state

Nearing completion

"Revolution Records": El Temraz, Ahmed Rock II, Amr Czar and Rooney Rady (source: Facebook)

Egyptian rappers

Keeping it real

Demonstrating for freedom of the press in Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Erdogan′s Turkey

The repression goes on

Demonstration poster caught on a barbed wire fence showing Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim and murdered teenager Mustafa Hamdan (photo: picture-alliance/NurPhotos/A. B. Al Kamel)

Bahrain′s slide towards military rule

Tightening the noose

The post-Bouteflika era – cartoon by Hisham Baba Ahmed (source: ″El Watan″, 15.05.2016)

Algerian cartoonists at the cutting edge

Licensed to draw

Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh (source: H. Saghieh, photo: C. Charafeddine)

Interview with the Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh

More lapdog than watchdog

Women in a book cafe in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (photo: Getty Images/A. Hilbai)

Saudi Arabia′s entertainment offensive

Not to be taken lightly

Art installation by Nilbar Gures: shoe, rose and dildo (photo: CHROMA Istanbul)

Gay artists revisit Berlin-Istanbul relations

Queer forms migrate

Egyptian medic and activist Ahmed Said (photo: private)

Interview with Egyptian activist Ahmed Said

The scorpion's sting

Tunisian singer-songwriter Emel Mathlouthi (photo: Julien Bourgeois)

Album review: ″Ensen″ by Emel Mathlouthi

Princess melancholy

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