Topic: Democracy and civil society

Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia (photo:AP)

Radical Islam in Indonesia

Pluralism as Provocation

Noam Comsky photo dw

Interview with Noam Chomsky

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''The West Is Terrified of Arab Democracies''

Statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara (photo: AP)

Islam and Politics in Turkey

A Divided Nation

Erdogan with his wife during the election campaign (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Turkish Elections

From Megalomania to True Greatness?

Award Ceremony at the Paulskirche (photo: Wikipedia)

German Peace Prize for Boualem Sansal

A Good, Cowardly Choice

Boualem Sansal (photo dpa)

Algerian Literature

Boualem Sansal Wins Top German Cultural Award

Detail from the cover of The Night of the Golden Butterfly (source: publisher)

Tariq Ali: ''The Night of the Golden Butterfly''

Shimmering Prose against the Clash of Civilisations

A jubilant crowd in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, after the news broke President Saleh had left the country (photo: AP)

Power Struggle in Yemen

A Yemeni Tribal Affair

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: dpa)

Turkey's Election Campaigns

In Awe of Erdogan

President Barack Obama delivers a policy address on events in the Middle East, May 19, 2011 (photo: AP)

The US and the Arab Spring

Obama Addresses a Fearless Middle East

Tahrir square (photo: AP)

Modern-day Orientalism

Great How They Keep Things Clean and Tidy!

Women wearing burqas, Afghanistan (photo: AP)

Who Is Hidden beneath the Burqa?

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An Appeal to the West

Demonstration for Secularism in Tunisia in spring 2011 (photo: Lina Ben Mhenni/DW)

Intercultural Dialogue

Goethe Institute Supports Post-Arab Spring Cultural Work

Scene from 'The Unseen' (photo: Asya film)

The Turkish Film Miracle

Spirit of Optimism and a Lack of Craftsmanship

Adonis (photo: dpa)

Arab Intellectuals and the Arab Spring

The Silence of the Thinkers

Protests on Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Interview with Hamid Dabashi

''Another People Now Is Redefining the Idea of Democracy''

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