Topic: Human rights

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''

Selmin Çalışkan, head of the German section of Amnesty International (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with the New Secretary-General of AI Germany

''Some People Have a Blockade in their Heads''

Protest of the Turkish journalist Ruhat Mengi together with other journalists in Ankara (photo: dapd)

Commentary by Aryeh Neier

Turkey's Imprisoned Press

The Mor Gabriel monastery (photo: Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere)

Syriac Orthodox Christians in Turkey

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''This Is Simply Our Home''

In this Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 photo, a Jordanian soldier helps Syrian refugees who have fled violence in their country after having crossed the border into Jordanian territory with their families near the town of Ramtha, Jordan, September 15, 2012 (photo: Raad Adayleh/AP)

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

The Heavy Burden of the Open Borders Policy

A general view shows, members of the Shoura Council during a meeting, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 September 2011 (photo: dpa)

Women in Saudi Arabia

Breaking Barriers

Christian service in the Serkis Church in Tehran (photo: MEHR)

Turning away from Shia in Iran

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''A Tsunami of Atheism''

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