Society

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

Interview with the artist Parastou Forouhar

Iranian society in shock

Protesting violence against women in Istanbul on 8 December 2019 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Women in Turkey

Ankara turns a blind eye to femicide

Arrested Turkish writer Ahmet Altan (source: S. Fischer Verlag)

Imprisoned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan

Literature is more powerful than tyranny

"Ahlan Simsim" children's TV programme by Sesame Workshop and the IRC (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Processing child trauma in the Middle East

Sesame Street's new trio of refugee puppets

A family committed suicide in this Antalya apartment block on 09.11.2019 (photo: DHA/A. Cinar)

Erdogan's economic crisis

Plumbing the depths of despair in Turkey

Journalists demand freedom of the press in Cairo in 2016; "Journalism is not a crime" (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com/A. Sayed)

Sisi's raids on the press

Egypt's Mada Masr – "We're not going to shut up"

Lebanese author Amin Maalouf (photo: Imago Images/IPA/N. Zonna)

Interview with Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf

Petrodollars proved stronger in the Middle East than cultural tradition

Entrance to the Moria camp on Lesbos, Greece (photo: Reuters)

Greece and the asylum-seekers

How do you solve a problem like Moria?

Right-wing PEGIDA extremists demonstrating on 6 February 2016 in Dresden (photo: Reuters/H. Hanschke)

Anti-Muslim racism

Merkel and "the danger of self-Islamisation"

Anti-Islamophobia demonstration in Paris on 10.11.2019 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Islamophobia in France

Muslim women excluded from the headscarf debate

Iraqi women protest in Basra, 7 September 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Al-Marjani)

Patriarchy and governance

Iraq's token females

Journalist, blogger and human rights activist Esraa Abdel-Fattah (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Human rights in Egypt

Free Esraa Abdel-Fattah!

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters)

Modiʹs identity politics

Islamophobia threatens to engulf India

Journalist and author Charlotte Wiedemann (photo: DW)

Charlotte Wiedemann: "Now is the time for utopias"

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The end of white dominance

Conservative Muslims protest in Jakarta (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/EPA)

Islamism in Southeast Asia

Islamic State's latest breeding ground

 Star of David on the roof of the synagogue in Halle/Saale (photo dpa/picture-alliance)

Right-wing extremism

Halle, Christchurch… a network of "lone wolves"

Portrait photo of the Palestinian-American cultural critic Edward Said taken in 1999 (photo: picture-alliance/akg)

Father of post-colonial studies

Edward Said – exiled between cultures

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