Topic: Human rights

Representatives of Algerian civil society organisations meet for a National Conference of Civil Society on 15 June 2019 in Algiers (photo: Nourredine Bessadi)

Civil society and democratic transition in Algeria

Algerian activists demand a place at the table

Slogans relating to the Atheist Moroccan Republic (source: YouTube screenshot)

Atheism in the Arab world

Moroccoʹs atheists find a home on the Internet

Aung San Suu Kyi in Budapest (photo: Getty Images/A. Kisbenedek)

Myanmarʹs Aung San Suu Kyi in Hungary

With friends like Orban...

Turkish author Asli Erdogan (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Turkish author Asli Erdogan

"There is nothing left of democracy in Turkey"

Anthropologist and political expert Madawi Al-Rasheed (photo: private)

Interview with anthropologist Madawi Al-Rasheed

"Death penalties are the norm in Saudi Arabia"

Indian writer Rahman Abbas (photo: rahmanabbas.in)

Interview with writer Rahman Abbas

Overcoming Indiaʹs social divide

Attack on CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Cubuk, a suburb of Ankara, on 21 April 2019 (photo: DHA)

Attack on opposition leader Kilicdaroglu

Return of the lynch mob in Turkey?

"Free Amal" campaign (photo: private)

Human rights under Sisi

Egypt's open-air prison

Syrian author Shahla Ujayli (photo: private)

Portrait of the Syrian writer Shahla Ujayli

Lessons in empathy

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in Zhuhai, China, 23 October 2018 (photo: Reuters/Aly Song)

Uighur repression

Pandering to President Xi

A Syrian child displaced from eastern Ghouta with his family watches from the window of their shelter in the village of Horjelli in the Damascus countryside, Syria, 13 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Ammar)

Marianne Gasser, former head of the Red Cross delegation, on Syria

Healing a broken land

Hundreds hit the streets of Beirut on 24 June 2018 to protest the kafala system, which strips migrant workers of their rights and binds them to their employers (photo: Antoine Abou-Diwan)

Human rights in Lebanon

Kafala and its ʹcommoditiesʹ

Migrants refuse to leave a container ship, having been rescued at sea and returned to Misrata, Libya (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Refugee camps in Libya

Guilty of torture and rape by association – Europeʹs dirty secret

Protests in Istanbul against the oppression of Uighurs in China (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Chinaʹs oppression of the Uighurs

Save our Turkic brothers, Mr. President!

Syrian chef Malakeh Jazmati (photo: ZS Verlag 2017)

The integration litmus test

Success for some means failure for others

Revolutionary Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (photo: Reuters)

The summer of 1988

A dark chapter in Iranian history

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