Author: Andrea Backhaus

Libyan women celebrate in Tripoli on 20 October 2011 after the announcement of the death of Libyan strongman and long-term dictator Muammar Gaddafi (photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil society held hostage by corruption and murder

Libya's peace process doomed to failure without its women

Following the explosion in August: Ayoub Jouni on the roof of his house in Beirut (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Lebanon after the explosion

Beirut's aftermath – shattering as 15 years of civil war

Pater Mussie Zerai; Foto: Andrea Backhaus

Portrait of the refugee helper Father Zerai

"All these people want is a chance"

People filling containers with water from a water tanker in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Yemeni refugees in Cairo

An unwelcome exile

Hani Shukrallah (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Interview with Hani Shukrallah

"Egypt's Media Are Propaganda Machines"

Women protests against the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Political Crisis on the Nile

The Blind Faith of Egyptian Women in the Military