Topic: Free speech and censorship

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Following the coup attempt of 15 July, the supporters of various parties gather on Taksim Square in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Yakut)

Turkey's democratic future

Hanging by a thread

Istanbul University

Freedom of expression in Turkey

Academics on the run

Former Secretary-General of Transparency International, Azzedine Akesbi (photo: DW)

Reform in Morocco

Plagued by inertia

Karama-Gaza Human Rights Film Festival (photo: Lama Film)

Karama-Gaza Human Rights Film Festival

Roll out the red carpet!

Turkish political scientist Baskin Oran (photo: Imago/Le Pictorium)

Interview with the Turkish political scientist Baskin Oran

Erdogan's freedom of speech

Gaddafi disguised as Mickey Mouse: "Where there is cheese, there are rats", 2009 (copyright: Alsatoor)

Alsatoor, Libya′s caricaturist

The pen is mightier

Nagieb Khaja in Idlib, Syria (photo: Nagieb Khaja)

Interview with documentary maker Nagieb Khaja

″Believe in the importance of your work″

Arab Spring protesters

Arab Spring five years on

Brave new world?

Baris Uygur, Turkish author and publisher of the satirical magazine Uykusuz (photo: Binooki publishers)

Interview with the Turkish author Baris Uygur

"Even we're lost for words sometimes"

Armed police officer in front of the Egyptian Journalists′ Union building in Cairo on 15 April 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Dalsh)

Political protests in Egypt

Sisi′s falling star

Demonstrating against blogger murders in Bangladesh (photo: DW/A. Islam)

Spate of murders in Bangladesh

See no evil, hear no evil

John Baily and Veronica Doubleday in Geneva (photo: private)

Non-fiction: ″War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan″ by John Baily

Without music, no humanity

"Human Rights Watch" logo - Egypt

7,400 civilians tried in Egypt's military courts

Haura from Basra (front left) and Samarkand from Baghdad (rear right) in the writing workshop in Basra (photo: Inka Thunecke/DW)

Women′s writing workshop in Basra, Iraq

Writing to survive

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