Topic: Democracy and civil society

Young person on Tahrir Square wearing a ''25 January'' mask (photo: AP)

The Arab Spring and Demography

The Revolutionary Power of Youth

Rafik Schami (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Interview with Rafik Schami

''The Rebellion's Perseverance Surprises Me''

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo: www.Khameni.ir)

Ahmadinejad and Iran's Supreme Leader

The Ayatollah and the Witches

 Meeting for National Dialogue (photo: dapd)

National Dialogue in Syria

A Political Farce

Rana Husseini (Photo: Rigien Bagekany)

Interview with Rana Husseini

''Arabs Were Never Passive – They Were Oppressed!''

Clipping from the book cover of ‘The People Reloaded’ (source: publisher)

Interview with Nader Hashemi

''The War of Ideas in Iran Is Over''

A demonstrator holding a small placard referring to the start of the Egyptian Revolution on 25 January (photo: dpa)

Demonstrations against the Military Council in Egypt

The Revolution Comes First

Temple Mount in Jerusalem (photo: AP)

Interview with Sayed Kashua

For Absolute Equality in All Areas of Life

Beyazit Tower, Sulemaniye Mosque in Istanbul (photo: Manjeet Bawa/Wikipedia)

German-Turkish Professionals in Istanbul

Highly Prized in Turkey, Ignored in Germany

teenagers in Cairo (photo: AP)

Arian Fariborz: ''Rock the Kasbah''

Pop Music and Protests in the Islamic World

Green ribbon as a symbol for the Iranian Green Movement (photo: AP)

Iran's Green Movement Two Years after the Protests

Simmering beneath the Surface

Protests on Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Critical Reflections on the Arab Revolutions

Profiteers from Authoritarian Decay

Mohammed XVI (photo: dpad)

Constitutional Reform in Morocco

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I Am the Reform!

Female school class in Afghanistan (photo: Phoung Ngyen/UNICEF)

Portrait of Humaira Ameer Rasuli

''It's Not Easy Being an Afghan Woman''

Anti-Bena Ali protests in Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Tunisia Begins to Process Recent History

Accusations and Reconciliation

The Mugamma in Cairo (photo: Damon Taylor/Wikipedia)

Remarks on Sherif Arafa's ''Terrorism and Kebab''

Conformist Provocations

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