Topic: Human rights

Young men and youths demonstrating against the Assad regime in the area of al Qaterji, north-east of Aleppo, waving the flag of the Free Syrian Army (photo: dpa)

The War in Syria

China, the West, and the Russians share responsibility for the suffering

An array of photographs of African refugees and migrants (photo: picture-alliance/Milestone Media)

Clandestine Migration from Tunisia

Flight of the Hopeless

Screenshot of the Turkish daily 'Taraf' with a photograph of Hrant Dink and Mehmet Nihat Ömeroğlu (source: Taraf)

Turkey's New Ombudsman


Anti-Assad demonstration in Damascus (photo: Reuters)

Syria's ''National Coalition''

Support for the Moderate Forces

Maryam al-Khawaja (photo: private copyright)

Interview with Maryam al-Khawaja

''Even if the men stop, the women will continue"

Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian UN Initiative

A Positive Step

Female activists demonstrate against President Morsi's extention of power in Cairo (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Female Rights and the Arab Spring

A Backward Leap for Women

A Pakistani female supporter of a political party Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) shouts slogans during a protest procession against the assassination attempt by Taliban on child activist Malala Yousafzai in Karachi on October 14, 2012 (photo: AFP/Getty)

Pakistan at a Crossroads

A People's Uprising against the Taliban?

Syrian Christians take communion during Sunday service at the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady Al-Niyah in Damascus on 1 May 2011 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Massive Conflicts within Syrian Churches

Confessional In-Fighting

Daniel Barenboim (photo: EPA/Mohamed Omar)

Interview with Daniel Barenboim

''Mutual Appreciation Is Essential''

Riot police watch as an Bahraini anti-government protester holds up a picture of jailed political leader Hassan Mushaima with the words 'Mushaima is in danger', during a protest in Diraz, Bahrain, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 (photo: Hasan Jamali/AP/dapd)

The Arab Spring and the Media

Distorted Images

Meeting of the Arab Ministerial Committee on Syria (Arab League) in Doha (photo: Osama Faisal/AP/dapd)

The Conflict in Syria

From Peaceful Uprising to a Proxy War

Weapon market in Benghazi (photo: Markus Symank)

Libya's Unchecked Weapons Trade

''Gaddafi's Gangster Mentality Lives On''

A woman during a rally on Tahrir square, Cairo, January 2011 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Two Years after the Arab Revolution

Disillusionment in the Middle East

Screenshot of the gay-right website 'Gayday magazine' (source: Gayday magazine)

Gay Rights in Tunisia

Not Illegal, but Taboo