Topic: Authoritarianism

Photo montage Sudan/Algeria: in Sudan the military and the protesters managed to negotiate an agreement, in Algeria, demonstrations continue (photo: AP/picture-alliance/AFP/Getty Images)

Democracy movements in the Arab world

Look to Sudan, Algeria!

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (photo: picture-alliance)

Algeria in transition

Time's up, Bouteflika!

Demonstrator protesting against the Mubarak regime on Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011 (photo: AFP)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Nurturing the Arabellion phoenix

Independent media prohibited: graffiti in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: AFP)

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Creeping authoritarianism

Turkeyʹs one man band

Prominent writer Alaa Al Aswany walks with anti-Morsi protesters as they chant anti-government slogans in Tahrir Square in Cairo on 27 November 2012 (photo: Reuters)

Alaa Al Aswanyʹs novel "The Republic of False Truths"

Elias Khoury salutes Al Aswanyʹs courage

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi on the 'campaign trail' (photo: Getty Images/A. Berry)

Egyptʹs 2018 presidential elections

Blatant autocracy

Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkul Karman (photo: AP)

Interview with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkul Karman

"We need to bring back the Arab Spring!"

Military parade in the United Arab Emirates (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Emirates News Agency)

Saudi Arabian and UAE foreign policy

A finger in every pie

Aya Hijazi, founder of a non-governmental organisation that looks after street children, sits in a holding cell of a Cairo courthouse on charges of human trafficking, sexual exploitation of minors and using children in protests, 23.03.2017 (photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Societal repression in Egypt

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The tentacles of autocracy

The Egyptian pound (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt's rising debts

"A sign of crisis"

Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid

"Time to end Arab racism"

A woman walks past Egyptian army tanks in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Fear of change

Protesters in Al-Hoceima in Morocco's Rif region demonstrating in May 2017 for social and economic development

Morocco and the return of autocracy

Playing with fire

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