Topic: Democracy and civil society

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''

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

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