Country: China

"Straight Voice", Khartoum, Sudan: a young man recites a poem, holding his left hand to his chest. He is surrounded by demonstrators who light him up with their cell phones. The jury chose the picture by the Japanese artist Yasuyoshi Chiba because it provides inspiration to the viewer in uncertain times. It also won the category "General News, Single Image" (photo: AFP/Y. Chiba)

Germany hosts the Sudan Partnership Conference

A historic opportunity to move Sudan's transition along

A woman in Germany protests against the detention of the Uighurs in China, wearing a headband with the colour and flag of East Turkestan - the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China, 2 February 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA/S. Babbar)

Interviewing Dolkun Isa, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian and Asiye Abdulaheb

Does no-one have the guts to tackle China on the Uighurs?

Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/D. Aydemir)

Listening to the pandemic

Federica Mogherini asks what we can learn from coronavirus

Uiguren protestieren in Istanbul gegen die Unterdrückung ihrer Angehörigen in China; Foto: AFP/Getty Images

Uighur repression in China

Beards and hijabs behind bars

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in the capital Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Iranian Presidency)

E3, Russia and China

Solving the nuclear deal stalemate with Iran

Moroccan King Mohammed VI (centre-left) and Li Biao (centre-right), chairman of the Chinese group Haite, attend the launch of Tangier Tech, a Chinese investment project in Morocco on 20 March 2017, at the royal palace near Tangiers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Paris and Rabat in diplomatic stand-off

Is France losing its backyard in North Africa?

Sinologist Kristin Shi-Kupfer from Berlin's Mercator Institute for China Studies (photo: private)

Interview with sinologist Kristin Shi-Kupfer

"The aim is to rob the Uighurs of their identity"

Jewher Tohti, daughter of imprisoned Uighur civil rights activist Ilham Tohti, holder of the EU Sakharov Prize 2019 (photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)  

Uighur activist Ilham Tohti awarded EU Sakharov prize 2019

"His goal was always to promote dialogue"

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/A. Abidi)

Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East

Victims of the civilizational agenda

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

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!

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, right, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, left, and Jeremy Hunt United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, stand during statements at a Gymnich meeting of EU foreign ministers in Bucharest, Romania, on 31 January 2019 (photo:picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Alexandru)

Countering U.S. sanctions with INSTEX

Europe throws Iran a line

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi (photo: picture-alliance)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

The red herring of 'Islamic human rights'

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