Topic: Democracy and civil society

Mesut Hancer holds the hand of his 15-year-old daughter Irmak, who was buried by rubble and died during the devastating quake in Kahramanmaras, Turkey (image: Adem Altan/AFP/Gettyimages)

Turkey-Syria earthquake

Polarising religious narratives

Protests in Israel against the controversial judicial reform (image: Tania Kraemer/DW)

Israel's controversial judicial reform

Gaps in the system

India opposition and the Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi marches for unity

Sudanese women take part in a protest decrying sexual attacks, after the UN  said at least 13 women and girls were raped in the recent mass protests against the army, in Omdurman on 23 December 2021 (image: by Ebrahim HAMID/AFP)

Women in Sudan

Don't use our bodies as a political battlefield!

Protests in Tel Aviv against the government's judicial reform (image: Corinna Kern/Reuters)

Israel writers protest

"They want control of our books"

Udo Steinbach at an event in Cafe Shabander on Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad (image: private)

Udo Steinbach on Europe and the Gulf

Let's have none of the old arrogance

Afghan refugee Norina planting strawberry bush twigs at the Terra de Abrigo initiative in Portugal (image: Marta Vidal)

Afghan refugees in Portugal

Regenerating soil and soul

Protests in Tel Aviv against the ultra-right government (image: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Culture funding in Israel

Filmmakers fear censorship

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a speech at the coordination center of Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) in Ankara (image: Depo Photos/ABACA/picture alliance)

Turkey-Syria earthquake

What future for President Erdogan and the AKP?

A Syrian boy in the Medyen refugee camp in Bar Elias Lebanon (image: DW/D.Hodali)

Syrian refugees in Lebanon

No education for this generation?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (image: picture-alliance)

Israel's judicial reforms

Benjamin Netanyahu's autocratic turn

On a burial ground in the north of Frankfurt (image: Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa/picture-alliance)

Integration in Germany

Muslims find a home, but few graves

Detention in Egypt

Cairo's model Badr prison rife with abuse

Baghdad Reading Festival on the Tigris (image: Birgit Svensson)

Iraq's art and literature scene

Culture boom in Baghdad