Topic: Democracy and civil society

Tunisia's flag and a man showing the victory sign (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Tunisia's First Free Elections

''Everybody Wants To Do Their Own Thing''

Northern Alliance fighters stand silhouetted by the sun on a hill top at the front line near the town of Khanabad, northern Afghanistan (photo: AP)

Ten Years of Intervention in Afghanistan

Not As It Should Be

Anti-Assad protests in London (photo: AP)

Persecution of Syrians in Exile

The Long Arm of the Baath Regime

Anti-Assad protests in Syria (photo: dapd)

Uprising against the Assad Regime in Syria

What Support for the Protest Movement?

Yemeni women's rights and democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman, 32, one of the three recipients of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, reacts as she receives congratulations from protesters inside her tent at a protester camp in Sana'a, Yemen, 8 October 2011 (photo: dapd)

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Tawakkul Karman

A Woman Leading Change in Yemen

Demonstration on Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Nine Months After the Upheaval in the Arab World

Is the Revolution Devouring Its Children?

Noorjahan Akbar on Women's Rights in Afghanistan

''Women Are Nobodies''

US helicopter in Afghanistan (photo: AP)

Ten Years after the Start of the War in Afghanistan

The Spirits They Invoked

Demonstration in Cairo against the reintroduction of emergency laws (photo: dpa)

Egypt before the First Post-Mubarak Parliamentary Election

Organised Uncertainty

Ripped Gaddafi poster (photo: dapd)

Interview with Ahmed Shebani

For a Secular and Democratic Libya

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (photo: AP)

Interview with Abdul Aziz Al-Khamis

Saudi Arabia Doomed to Renewal

An Egyptian woman sings patriotic songs by herself as she walks along the street outside the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 (photo: AP)

Women's Rights in Post-revolutionary Egypt

A Second Revolt for Sheherazade's Daughters

Moshe Zimmermann (photo: dpa)

Interview with the Israeli Historian Moshe Zimmermann

''One Has to Be in Favour of the UN Resolution''

King Abdulllah of Saudi Arabia (photo: dpa)

Saudi Arabia versus the Arab Spring

Stability at All Costs

Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, head of the Egyptain Military Council (photo: AP)

Egypt in Transition

A Little Fear, a Lot of Worry

Pages