Topic: Free speech and censorship

German author and journalist Cigdem Akyol (picture-alliance/dpa/D.Bockwoldt)

Press freedom in Turkey

Writing in a state of fear

Symbolic image of World Cup 2022 to be hosted by Qatar

World Cup 2022 and Qatari reforms

So much hot air

Demonstration against media censorship in Turkey (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Turkey′s repression of Kurdish media

No holds barred

Persecuted Turkish journalist named honorary Paris citizen

Erdogan′s Turkey

Spinning out of control

Syrian author Dima Wannous (photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/O. Kern)

Syrian literature in times of turmoil

An author on standby

The Istanbul Security Directorate in Vatan Street where some of the cases of police torture and ill-treatment documented by Human Rights Watch took place (photo: Human Rights Watch 2016)

Human Rights Watch: Turkey suspends safeguards against torture

Theatre performance in Tehran (photo: Mehr)

Roxanne Varzi's novel "Last Scene Underground"

Finding freedom in the catacombs

Thousands of demonstrators protested the hanging of Qadri, convicted of assassinating former Punjab governor Salman Taseer in 2011

Saudi influence in Pakistan

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A perilous road

Arab tourists in Baku, Azerbaijan (photo: azvision.az)

Azerbaijan′s enlightenment

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A nation at odds with itself

Graphic and installation artist Ozge Samanci (photo: Hartwig Klappert)

Interview with Turkish artist Ozge Samanci

″Pressure on artists in Turkey is increasing″

Egyptian democracy activists on Tahrir Square in Cairo, December 2011 (photo: DW/Hebatallah Ismail Hafez)

Tahrir Square's democracy activists

The forgotten heroes

“Angry Indian Goddesses” still (source: YouTube)

″Angry Indian Goddesses″

Fighting back

Pro-Erdogan demonstration on Taksim Square on 10 August 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

The coup after the coup

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