Topic: Arab Spring

Protest in Tunis in spring 2012 against the conservative Islamic Ennahda party (photo: Aya Chebbi)

Women's rights in the Middle East

Feminists in Tunisia claim civic space

Children playing football in Damascus (photo: Reuters/M. Djurica)

Reconstruction in Syria

Frustrating Assadʹs plans for a new state

Symbolic image of ʹthe civil versus the militaryʹ: a man protests against the referendum on the constitution in front of a statue of former general Abdel Moneim Riad, in Cairo, Egypt (photo: Reuters)

Military dictatorships in the Middle East

The real enemies of the Arab Spring

Anthropologist and political expert Madawi Al-Rasheed (photo: private)

Interview with anthropologist Madawi Al-Rasheed

"Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia"

 Saad Eddine El-Othmani, Secretary General of Moroccoʹs PJD (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Maghreb

Moroccoʹs PJD on course to self-destruct

Still from "Voices of Jordan" web video (source: ranasweis.com)

Rana Sweisʹ "Voices of Jordan"

A realistic snapshot of Jordanian society

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: picture-alliance/Gattoni/Leemage)

Kamel Daoud’s novel "Zabor"

Algeria and a patriarch's dying throes

"Free Amal" campaign (photo: private)

Human rights under Sisi

Egypt's open-air prison

Sudanese protesters in Khartoum on 12 April 2019 following the overthrow of long-time dictator of Omar al-Bashir (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Ashraf Shazly)

After the ousting of Omar al-Bashir

Sudan holding out for real change

Ali Azadeh, an AZROU activist (photo: Lina Shanak)

Indigenous rights in the Maghreb

An uphill struggle for Tunisiaʹs Amazigh

Demonstrators in Algiers protesting against Bouteflika in February 2019 (photo: picture alliance/dpa/F. Baticha)

Elias Khoury on the Arab Spring 2019

The re-birth of Tahrir Square

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (photo: picture-alliance)

Algeria in transition

Time's up, Bouteflika!

Maverick and enfant terrible of the Arab film scene: Youssef Chahine (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egyptian film-maker Youssef Chahine

The great visionary of Arab cinema

Algerian Internet users, particularly young people, spare no effort or ingenuity to combine humour with creativity (photo: Nourredine Bessadi)

Government by consensus post-Bouteflika?

Algerians riding a cyberspace wave

Hundreds of Algerians protest against a fifth term of 81-year-old President Bouteflika (photo: afp/Kramdi)

No stability without opposition

The Maghrebʹs untenable status quo

Algerians protest against the idea of Bouteflika gaining a fifth term in office in downtown Algiers (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Mass anti-president protests in Algeria

No more Bouteflika!

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