Topic: Democracy and civil society

Poster calling for the release of German journalist Deniz Yucel, arrested in Turkey in 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/rtn)

Held hostage by the Turkish authorities

Deniz Yucel, the "agent terrorist"

Constitutional law professor and presidential frontrunner Kais Saied (photo: Reuters/M. Hamed)

Polling in the Maghreb

Presidential run-off in Tunisia, but will anyone vote?

Caricature of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi by Celine Rubbelke (source: DW)

Protests in Egypt

Sisi, the survivor?

Indian boy carrying an image of Gandhi in Bangalore (photo: dpa/AP/A. Rahi)

India's Muslims under Narendra Modi

Swan song for Gandhi

Rod al-Farag axis bridge in Cairo, Egypt, opened by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in May 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/A. Gomaa)

Egypt's deepening economic crisis

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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s vanity projects

Great guys, one and all? Front row, from left to right: Zine el-Abidine Ben-Ali next to Ali Abdullah Saleh, Muammar Gaddafi and Hosni Mubarak (photo: dpa)

Revenge is not the answer!

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Prosecuting tyranny in the Arab world

Levent Uysal, editor of the Turkish news website Yenigun (photo: private)

Violence against journalists increasing

Press freedom under fire in Turkey

Anti-regime demonstration, Tahrir Square, 21 September 2019 (photo: Reuters)

Protests in Egypt

Sisi's social media nightmare

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

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