Topic: Democracy and civil society

Protests in Banias (AP)

Uprisings in Syria

''The People Want to Topple the Regime''

Interview with the Saudi Writer Badriya Al-Bishr

''Anything You Write about Is Made a Scandal, Even Love''

Khaled Al-Khamissi (left) and Stefan Weidner (photomontage: Susanne Schanda/DW)

In Dialogue: Khaled Al-Khamissi – Stefan Weidner

The Arab Spring

Salafists protesting in Cairo (photo: AP)

Salafists and the Arab Spring

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Fears of Rising Extremism in Egypt's Power Vacuum

Newspapers in Damascus, Syria (photo: Mona Naggar)

The Press in Syria

Independent Media as Enemies of the System

Bashar Al-Asad (photo: AP)

Uprisings in Syria

Assad Shows His True Colours

Egyptian Muslims and Christians raise the Quran and Cross in Shobra district, Cairo, Egypt, to protest against the terrorist attack on a Coptic Christian church in the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria, 1 January 2011 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt's Christian Minority

Copts Fear for the Future

March of protest towards the Saudi-Arabian embassy in Manama (photo: AP)

Interview with Lebanese Political Scientist Khattar Abou Diab

Vying for Supremacy in the Gulf

Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel's ''The People Reloaded''

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The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future

Tunisians celebrate the fall of dictator Ben Ali (photo: AP)

Education and Democracy in Tunisia

An Ideology-free Sphere in the Shadow of Dictatorship

Bashar al-Assad during his speech in front of parliament on March 30 (photo: picture alliance/landov)

Protests in Syria

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In the Clutches of the Assad Clan

Tunisian flag and victory sign (photo: dpa)

Interview with Ralf Melzer

''Tunisia's Reform Process Is On Track''

Two women wearing the headscarf (source: Inside Indonesia)

Women and Islam in Indonesia

Reformers, Resisters and Devotees

Face of a Yemeni youth his face painted in the colours of the Yemeni flag (photo: AP)

Paternal and Religious Authority in the Arab World

Yemen's Sons Have Broken the Vow of Silence

Demonstration atTahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AP)

The Merit Publishing House in Cairo

A Mecca for Intellectuals, a Centre of the Revolution

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