Topic: Democracy and civil society

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

Graffiti in Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Tunisia's Art Scene after the Overthrow of Ben Ali

Politics as Inspiration

Saudi troops (photo: dpa)

Nervousness in the Gulf

Carrot and Stick Diplomacy

Protests in Cairo (photo: AP)

An Interview with the Egyptian Author May Telmissany

For Secularism and Civil Society

Women protesting in Cairo against the Mubarak regime (photo: dpa)

Interview with Sami Kilani

''The Symbol of Resistance Is Not the Bullet!''

Mubarak and Arafat (photo:AP)

Commentary by Barak Barfi

How New Is Egypt's ''New'' Foreign Policy?

Syrian refugees on their way to Turkey (photo: AP/dapd)

Syrian Refugees in Turkey

''Wait until Assad Falls''

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