Topic: Human rights

"Straight Voice", Khartoum, Sudan: a young man recites a poem, holding his left hand to his chest. He is surrounded by demonstrators who light him up with their cell phones. The jury chose the picture by the Japanese artist Yasuyoshi Chiba because it provides inspiration to the viewer in uncertain times. It also won the category "General News, Single Image" (photo: AFP/Y. Chiba)

Germany hosts the Sudan Partnership Conference

A historic opportunity to move Sudan's transition along

Syrian women protest during the International Conscience Convoy in Hatay (photo: picture-alliance/AA/E. Turkoglu)

War crimes in Syria

Can Syrian sexual violence survivors get justice in Germany?

Demonstrators attend an anti-racism protest in Tunis on 06.06.2020 (photo: Alessandra Bajec)

Human rights and civil society in North Africa

Tunisia joins George Floyd protests to say 'no' to racism

A woman in Germany protests against the detention of the Uighurs in China, wearing a headband with the colour and flag of East Turkestan - the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China, 2 February 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA/S. Babbar)

Interviewing Dolkun Isa, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian and Asiye Abdulaheb

Does no-one have the guts to tackle China on the Uighurs?

For Syria, against the regime: anti-Asssad demonstrators in Hazzanu, close to Idlib, September 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Watad)

Humanism as a universal and humane concept

From Syria to Germany – the unifying struggle for democracy

Defendant Anwar Raslan arriving in court in Koblenz, Germany (photo: AFP/T. Lohnes)

Assad's crimes against his own people

Syrian ex-secret police stand trial in Germany

Women providing medical assistance on Baghdad's Tahrir Square (photo: niqash.org)

Iraq's revolutionary women

The female paramedics of Tahrir Square

Sudan's former dictator Omar al-Bashir stands trial in Khartoum on 14.12.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Anadolu Agency)

Sudan's ex-dictator Bashir at the International Criminal Court

Arab dictators take note

Countless migrants gather at the blocked Turkish-Greek border crossing near Edirne (photo: picture-alliance)

Refugee crisis on the Greek-Turkish border

Europe's liberal warriors put democracy to the sword

Huge placard spotted at the Muslim women's protest in Shaheen Bagh, 15.02.2020 (photo: DW/A. Ansari)

Protesting India's Citizenship Amendment Act

Muslim women of India rising

Dutch sociologist Ruud Koopmans (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/gbrci)

Non-fiction: Ruud Koopman's "Das verfallene Haus des Islam"

Cherry-picking for a distorted image of Islam

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