Topic: Democracy and civil society

Eleanor Roosevelt with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (photo: FDR Presidential Library & Museum, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival

Celebrating International Human Rights Day with outstanding documentaries

Former lawyer Said Haider and Meta initiator (photo: private)

First ever antidiscrimination chatbot

Meta: standing up to racism

Protest against femicide and violence against women in Istanbul (in March): Increase in murders.

Murder of women in Turkey

Femicide requires harsher sentencing

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt; President Joe Biden of the United States of America (source. DW screenshot)

Egypt's National Human Rights Strategy

Propaganda tailored to the U.S.?

Alaattin Cakici - one of Turkey's most notorious mafia bosses, once again a free man (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Str)

Mafia scandal in Turkey

Mafia ties run deep in AKP politics

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Mass protests led to the resignation of the president and the government in October 2020 (photo: Vladimir Voronin/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Between Russia and Afghanistan

Kyrgyzstan – fragile democracy in Central Asia

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, right, receives Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan Abdelrahman, Head of transitional military council of Sudan, at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 2019 (photo: Mohamed Al Hammadi/Ministry of Presidential Affairs/AP)

Sudan's coup puppetmasters

The UAE – pulling Sudanese strings

Dilara Bagiyeva, 41, a victim of domestic violence in Azerbaijan (photo by Tofik BABAYEV/AFP)

Femicide in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan activists sound alarm over femicide wave