Topic: Human rights

Many Tajik brides aren't their husbands' only wives (image: Boaz Rottem/IMAGO)

Human rights in Asia

Tajik women turn to polygamy to survive

Morocco's King Mohammed VI chairs a meeting at the Royal Palace in Rabat, following a powerful earthquake in Morocco, 14 September 2023 (image: Moroccan News Agency/Handout via REUTERS)

Morocco quake

Why the distance, Mohammed VI?

American historian Elyse Semerdjian (image: private)

The Armenian genocide

"Genocide is a feminist issue"

Egyptian president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi gestures with his hand as he speaks (image: Mandel Ngan/AP/picture alliance)

Repression in Sisi's Egypt

Activists targeted in presidential election run-up

Street scene in Amman, Jordan (image: picture-alliance)

Jordan's new cybercrime law

Heading towards Internet censorship

Demonstrators in Barcelona support those imprisoned in Morocco's Rif region for speaking out against the government (image: Paco Freire/ZUMA/picture alliance)

Transnational repression

Why a friendlier Middle East is more dangerous for activists

Demonstration in Aleppo, Syria (image: Rawan Issa)

War in Syria

Young Syrians' deep sense of alienation

A member of the Taliban guards women queuing for aid (image: Ebrahim Noroozo/AP/picture-alliance)

Taliban Afghanistan 2 years on

Report from a forgotten land

Victims of the Rabaa massacre in shrouds with relatives (image: AHMED HAYMAN/dpa/picture alliance)

10 years after Egypt's Rabaa massacre

Still waiting for justice

King Mohammed VI of Morocco (image: FADEL SENNA / AFP/File)


Mohammed VI turns 60: Diplomacy a priority as inequalities persist

Afghans in a market (image: Kyodo/picture alliance)

Taliban Afghanistan's double whammy

Afghans face a failing economy and high taxation

Afghan owner of Safe Path Prosperity Social Enterprise, Arezo Osmani, speaks during an interview with AFP in Kabul. Arezo Osmani was „terrified and sad“ when the Taliban returned to power, promising the imposition of a stringent interpretation of Islam that has seen women barred from many avenues for work and education (image: Wakil KOHSAR/AFP)

Four Afghans on two years Taliban rule

Worry, relief, pride, despair

People protest in Iraq over unpaid salaries (image: Feriq Ferec/AA/picture alliance)

Arab states in crisis

In search of a miracle cure

Man stands next to a bonfire on a Beirut street holding a Lebanese flag and a photo of a soldier (image: Houssam Shbaro/AA/picture alliance)

Beirut blast 3 years on

Still seeking justice in Lebanon