Topic: Democracy and civil society

Protests in Sudan against Volker Perthes, director of the UN's mission in the country (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Sudan's path to democratic transition

Will the Sudan deal hold?

The controversial "One-Love" armband on the arm of Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser (SPD) (photo: Mathias Koch/imago images)

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Qatar critics and their blind spots

Morocco fans in Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar wave a flag of Palestine during celebrations after the Canada v Morocco match as Morocco qualify for the knockout stages (photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Football fans see double standard in stadium politics ban

British-Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah (photo: Mahmud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

COVID-19, COP27 and World Cup 2022

Crisis management in the Arab world

Redacted newspaper with only the words "Tayyip Erdogan" visible (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Turkey’s new media law

Censorship by any other name

Turkish President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets MPs during his party’s group meeting at the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) in Ankara, Turkey on 2 November 2022 (photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey

20 years of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the AKP

Israeli-Iranian singer Liraz Charhi (photo: Shai Franco)

Liraz Charhi’s "Roya"

An Israeli-Iranian act of rebellion

Visit by a group of German parliamentarians to Qatar (photo: Lamya Kaddor)

Lamya Kaddor on the Qatar World Cup

"Address problems, but acknowledge progress"

Police officers in front of the entrance to COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

UN climate summit in Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's greenwashing fail

Aziz Akhannouch, head of the Moroccan government (source: YouTube)

Morocco’s Akhannouch government

Business logic and politics don’t mix

COP27 World Climate Conference in Egypt (photo: Sayed Sheasha/Reuters)

Egypt and climate change

COP27 – the things that can't be said

Mevlude Genc a pioneer for peace and tolerance (photo: Bernd Thissen/dpa/picture-alliance)

Mourning Mevlude Genc

A universal mother figure

Netanyahu supporters with their election posters before the elections in Israel (photo: Tania Kraemer/DW)

General election in Israel

Will Bibi make a comeback?

Man holds mobile phone screen showing Arabic script towards the camera (photo: HAZEM BADER/AFP)

Arab-Israeli voter apathy

Israel's fifth general election – what’s the point?

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