Topic: Democracy and civil society

"Freedom, peace and justice": Sudanese demonstrators protest against President Omar al-Bashir (photo: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah)

Protests in Sudan

The yellow vests of Khartoum

Independent media prohibited: graffiti in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: AFP)

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

Turkish acting legends Metin Akpinar and Mujdat Gezen (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/Depo Photos)

Artists in Turkey

Erdogan′s new targets

Tunisʹ first female mayor, Souad Abderrahim (photo: DW/N. Alsarras)

Souad Abderrahim: Mayor of Tunis

The "Sheikha", the city and its problems

Tunisia's Red Vests mobilise in December 2018; giletsrougesTN#, latunisieencolere# (source: Facebook)

Eight years after the Jasmine Revolution

Young Tunisians see red

Sun Box entrepreneur Majd Mashharawi with a solar panel in Gaza City (photo: Inge Gunther)

Sun Box solar energy project

A light for Gaza

Nawal El Saadawi (photo: picture-alliance/AFP/Nagmani)

Interview with Egyptian activist Nawal El Saadawi

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"We are a hundred years behind"

Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem under construction (photo: Simon Wiesenthal Center)

Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem

Dialogue by design

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi (photo: picture-alliance)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

The red herring of 'Islamic human rights'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/T. Berkin)

Turkey and the Gulen movement

Erdogan seizes the school initiative

Representatives of the worldʹs religions present the declaration of a global ethic together during the seventh Parliament of the Worldʹs Religions (photo: Stefan Weidner)

Parliament of the Worldʹs Religions

Good people of the world, unite!

Georges Gerges, 90, nicknamed "Captain' feeds his cats at the corner of a street in the industrial zone of Dora on the northern outskirts of Beirut on 8 November 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Eid)

Social inequality in the Arab world

There is no state in Lebanon

German journalist and author Birgt Svensson (source: screengrab, SWR mediathek)

Birgit Svensson's biographical account "Murderous Freedom"

Between heaven and hell – fifteen years in Iraq

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