Topic: Democracy and civil society

Turkish rapper Saniser (photo: leo xandre)

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"

Symbolic image: Knesset election (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another round of Knesset elections

Deciding Netanyahu's fate

Algerian opposition politician Soufiane Djilali during an anti-Bouteflika demonstration on 24.02.2019 in Algiers (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with Algerian opposition leader Soufiane Djilali

Political crisis in Algeria – is compromise in sight?

Archive image: India's Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad on 17 September 2011 (source: Getty Images/AFP/S. Panthaky)

Cultural politics in India

India's celebrities confront Hindu nationalism

Wearing blue as a sign of solidarity, members of the Sudanese community in Amman met at Jadal cultural centre in July to commemorate those killed during a violent crackdown on Sudanese protesters on 3 June (photo: Marta Vidal)

Sudan in transition

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Darfur refugees dream of return

Photo montage Sudan/Algeria: in Sudan the military and the protesters managed to negotiate an agreement, in Algeria, demonstrations continue (photo: AP/picture-alliance/AFP/Getty Images)

Democracy movements in the Arab world

Look to Sudan, Algeria!

“People, show more civil courage!!! Words become deeds. None of us can afford to turn a blind eye!": Demonstrating against right-wing violence in June 2019 in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/C. Soeder)

Against hate and exclusion

For a new co-existence

Bidoons demonstrate for Kuwaiti citizenship (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Al Zayyat)

Disenfranchised in the Gulf

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The Bedoons – Kuwait's stateless minority

A tour with Kaya Behklam in Cairo (photo: Kaya Behkalam)

Interview with the artist Kaya Behkalam

Preserving the memory of the Egyptian Revolution

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW/B. Keshmiripour)

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

What it means to be Iranian these days

Jews and Muslims are not enemies (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. F. Monier)

Jews and Muslims in dialogue

"Jews are being used to create anti-Muslim feeling"

Map of Libya (source: DW)

Gaddafi's legacy

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Libya – failed state par excellence

Women belonging to the All India Muslim Personal Law Board protest against the triple talaq or instant divorce bill in 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/Pacific Press/S. Saha)

Instant Islamic divorce in India

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Triple talaq ban divides Muslims

Anti-Assad protests in Syria, 2012 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Elfiqi)

Assad & Baʹath party rule

About Syria, which is no more

Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) celebrate in front of the election co-ordination centre of their mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 June 2019 (photo: Reuters/C. Alkaya)

The Kemalist CHP and the Kurdish HDP

Decision time for Turkeyʹs opposition

Protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's bid to run for a fifth term (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Algeria after the postponed elections

The closing window for change

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