Topic: Egypt's army

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood show the ″R4bia″ symbol as a sign of their solidarity with the destroyed Rabaa protest sit-in in August 2013 (photo: Wikipedia)

Egypt′s Muslim Brotherhood

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The seed of violence

A woman walks past Egyptian army tanks in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Fear of change

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im (photo: scholarblogs.emory.edu/aannaim)

Interview with Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

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"We are in the middle of a transformative process"

#FreeShawkan campaign (source: Twitter)

Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid

Innocence incarcerated

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi giving a statement to the press on 26.05.2017 in the wake of the Minya terrorist attack (photo: Reuters)

Egypt's 'anti-terror' campaign

Not all it seems

Ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak waves to supporters from his room in the military hospital in Maadi, Cairo (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

′Pharaoh′ Mubarak′s acquittal

Some are more equal

Egyptian medic and activist Ahmed Said (photo: private)

Interview with Egyptian activist Ahmed Said

The scorpion's sting

Coptic Christians take refuge in the evangelical church in Ismailia, having fled IS in El Arish (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Copts flee the Sinai

"They're slaughtering us like chickens"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

Chocolate squares bearing the likeness of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in a confectionery shop in Cairo (photo: Getty Images)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi′s ascendancy

Sweetness and light?

Egyptian army in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Conscientious objection in Egypt

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Playing the system

Egyptian democracy activists on Tahrir Square in Cairo, December 2011 (photo: DW/Hebatallah Ismail Hafez)

Tahrir Square's democracy activists

The forgotten heroes

Laila Soliman′s documentary piece ″Zig Zig″ (photo: Christian Altdorfer/Ruud Gielens)

Arab theatre at the Zurich Theaterspektakel

Between coma and protest

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

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