Topic: Free speech and censorship

Protests in Frankfurt, Germany after the death of Mahsa Amini (image: dpa/picture-alliance)

Women's voices

Iranian literature in times of uprising

A woman at the World Cup in Qatar with the word Iran and dark red tears painted on her face (photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)

Best of Qantara.de 2022

Our readers' favourite articles this year

Blurred family group seen through a wire fence: a man holds a mobile to his ear, his wife wears a headscarf, two children drink from juice boxes. In the upper foreground is a line of washing (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Migrating to Germany

Turks up sticks as prospects worsen at home

Protests in Sudan against Volker Perthes, director of the UN's mission in the country (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Sudan's path to democratic transition

Will the Sudan deal hold?

Morocco fans in Souq Waqif, Doha, Qatar wave a flag of Palestine during celebrations after the Canada v Morocco match as Morocco qualify for the knockout stages (photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Football fans see double standard in stadium politics ban

Symbolic image demonstrating frustration with Iran's religious leaders (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Protests in Iran

Islamic Republic facing a religious watershed

World Cup fans from Ecuador holding "I love Qatar" placards (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Politics, Qatar and FIFA

Is criticism of Qatar's World Cup racist?

British-Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah (photo: Mahmud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

COVID-19, COP27 and World Cup 2022

Crisis management in the Arab world

Iranian actor Hengameh Ghaziani (source: Instagram)

Iran protests 2022

Female film stars show solidarity

Redacted newspaper with only the words "Tayyip Erdogan" visible (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Turkey’s new media law

Censorship by any other name

Turkish President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets MPs during his party’s group meeting at the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) in Ankara, Turkey on 2 November 2022 (photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey

20 years of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the AKP

Forty days after the death of Jina Mahsa Amini, thousands of Iranians head to her grave to pay their respects in the Kurdistan province of Iran (photo: UGC/AFP)

Asef Bayat on the Iran protests

"A movement to reclaim life"

Police officers in front of the entrance to COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

UN climate summit in Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's greenwashing fail

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