Topic: Human rights

Iyad el-Baghdadi, director of the Kawaakibi Foundation in Oslo (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with democracy activist Iyad el–Baghdadi

Jeff Bezos, blackmail and MbS

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/D. Siddiqui)

India and big business

Complicit in Modiʹs Hindu nationalist agenda

Reem Al Farangi from Gaza, founder of Habaybna.net (photo: Claudia Mende)

First Arabic website for parents of disabled children

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"Habaybna" – for advice, community and inclusion

Graffiti in the Jordanian capital Amman: "No to violence against women" (photo: Claudia Mende)

Women's rights in Jordan

The women of Dar Amneh

Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum (photo: Imago Images/ZUMA/S. Chung)

An Arab reading of the Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum

Tea with the bogeyman

Image of Turkish human rights activist Osman Kavala presented by his lawyer at a press conference (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Interview with jailed Turkish human rights activist Osman Kavala

"Nonsensical accusations"

Turkish-German writer Dogan Akhanli (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with author Dogan Akhanli

"The tradition of looking the other way"

Jewher Tohti, daughter of imprisoned Uighur civil rights activist Ilham Tohti, holder of the EU Sakharov Prize 2019 (photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)  

Uighur activist Ilham Tohti awarded EU Sakharov prize 2019

"His goal was always to promote dialogue"

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leads a protest rally in Calcutta in December 2019 to oppose the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Bill, now passed into law (photo: DW/S. Bandopadhyay)

Protesting Modi's Citizenship Amendment Act

The rape of India's soul

Protesting Rohingya genocide in front of the ICJ in The Hague (photo: DW)

Muslims in Myanmar

What hope The Hague for the Rohingya?

(photo: Reuters/A. Konstantinidis)

Protests bring Beirut’s abandoned Egg back to life

Protesting violence against women in Istanbul on 8 December 2019 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Women in Turkey

Ankara turns a blind eye to femicide

A student protester holds up a placard outside the Lebanese Ministry of Education in Beirut on 7 November 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Malla)

Mass protests in Sudan, Algeria, Lebanon and Iraq

Is this the Arab Spring 2.0?

Arrested Turkish writer Ahmet Altan (source: S. Fischer Verlag)

Imprisoned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan

Literature is more powerful than tyranny

Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Sudan's premier Abdalla Hamdok give a press conference in Khartoum on 03.09.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Nietfeld

Horn of Africa

Give Sudan's fledgling democracy the support it deserves!

Journalists demand freedom of the press in Cairo in 2016; "Journalism is not a crime" (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com/A. Sayed)

Sisi's raids on the press

Egypt's Mada Masr – "We're not going to shut up"

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