Society

Algerian police transport refugees across the border with Niger (photo: dpa)

Mass expulsions to Niger

Algeria abandons thousands of migrants in the desert

Journalists protest against censorship in Tunis, January 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/N. Fauque)

Freedom of speech in the Middle East

Arabs follow fake news, while the dream of progress dies

Photo montage - Turkish flag and Twitter icon on a smartphone (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Karl-Josef Hildebrand)

Turkey's failing justice system

Desperate for justice, Turks resort to trial by Twitter

The ethnic diversity of German kindergartens (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Scholz)

Thirty years of German unity

Why we all need to celebrate diversity rather than unity

Industrial water pollution in Kasserine, January 2017 (photo: Raoudha Gafrej)

Water shortage in the Maghreb

Climate change and Tunisia's water management challenge

American author Michael Muhammad Knight (photo: private)

Book review: Michael Muhammad Knight's "Muhammad's Body"

The Prophet, a figure central to Islam's inherent complexities

Ethiopian women deported from Saudi Arabia in 2017 wait in Addis Ababa to be picked up by their families (photo: Mulugeta Ayene/AP)

Migrant workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon

Exploited, locked up, abandoned

"Those who show mercy, will be blessed by the Merciful", design in honour of Barg ou Ra'd and his cats by Saudi graphic designer and illustrator, Heba Salahuddine (© Heba Salahuddine)

Farewell to a Saudi animal rights activist

"You see me in the eyes of cats, and I see you"

Hagar Yahia, a Yemeni woman, shows the amount of flour she uses to make a loaf of bread, 15 February 2018, Abyan, Yemen. (photo: © Nariman El-Mofty/AP; CC BY 2.0 via flickr.com)

Women's rights in Yemen

Making the most of the space available

Refugees in makeshift tents on a road in Lesbos (photo: Henning Goll/DW)

After the fire in Moria

For many migrants, the dream of freedom ends in Lesbos

Collage of images from the "Time to speak up" campaign (source: Instagram)

Sexual violence in Egypt

Battling against a culture of silence

A window frame on Mounir al-Khodr's roof terrace in Beirut is removed (photo: Julia Neumann)

One month after the Beirut port explosion

"We sweep trauma under the carpet and carry on"

People demonstrate their solidarity with the victims on the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attack (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Charlie Hebdo trial in Paris

Will justice bring relief?

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