Topic: Human rights

Salafists protesting in Tunis (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Islamists Target Tunisia's Universities

Freedom under Threat

The Turkish pianist Fazil Say (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Turkish Pianist Fazil Say Sentenced for Insulting Islam

Playing the Wrong Tune

A man wearing a gas mask and a boy run away from a combat zone in Aleppo, Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Essay by the Syrian Writer Fawwaz Haddad

Children of a Divided Nation

Protest against the supply of weapons and surveillance technology to Arab states in Berlin (photo: Michael Gottschalk/dapd)

Weapons Exports to Countries of the Arab Spring

Armed to the Teeth

Supporters of the right-wing Pro-NRW movement in Germany demonstrating in Cologne in June 2012 under a heavy police presence (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

''Islamofascism''

A Brief History of a Controversial Term

Arsham Parsi (photo: public domain)

Interview with LGBT Rights Activist Arsham Parsi

''Rights are never given; we have to fight for them''

Indonesian Shia Muslims are escorted by police officers as they flee their village following sectarian violence in August 2012 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Religious Tension in Indonesia

Tolerance No More

Anti-government demonstration in Ramadi, Iraq, in February 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Iraq Ten Years after Saddam

Disenchanted Nation

An Iranian police officer standing in front of a poster of the Grand Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran (photo: mehrnews)

State Surveillance in Iran

''There's No Such Thing as Your Own Four Walls''

The entrance to the Tahrir Lounge in Cairo (photo: Hammuda Bdewi)

The ''Tahrir Lounge'' in Cairo

Grassroots Democracy

A boy injured during shelling by Syrian government forces is treated at a hospital in Aleppo (photo: Getty Images)

Escaping the Civil War in Syria

Humanity amid the Horror

Ragip Zarakolu (photo: AP Photo/Muard Sezer)

The Turkish Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu

The Power of the Word

Palestinian activists from the tent city Bab al-Shams in the West Bank (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Non-Violent Resistance in Palestine

Hitting a Nerve

Protests against court decisions in Port Said (photo: Reuters)

Court Rulings in Egypt's Soccer Stadium Riots

The Underhand Role of the Police

Protest against the Assad regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Civil War and Cultural Protest in Syria

''The Revolution Has Become an Orphan''

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