Topic: sectarianism

Victims of the partition riots in Delhi in August 1947 (source: dandc.eu)

Identity politics

The pain of India's partition

A women counts bank notes in Lebanon (photo: Java)

Lebanon's economic collapse

Staring into the abyss

Tahrir Square in Baghdad (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Protests in Iraq

The streets speak for themselves!

Lebanese author Rabih Alameddine (photo: Benito Ordonez)

Rabih Alameddine’s "The Wrong End of the Telescope"

We are all in search of a home

Film poster "The Lady of Heaven" (source: imdb.com)

Cancelling "The Lady of Heaven"

Why the fuss over the Prophet's daughter?

Sri Lankan auto rickshaw drivers queue up to buy petrol near a fuel station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 April 2022 (photo: AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Which country will be next?

Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse

A pharmacy in Beirut (photo: Goethe-Institut/Ruya, Zeinab Othman)

Lebanon's chronic medicine shortage

Zero state support, much Lebanese solidarity

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Hate propaganda in India

Modi opponents labelled 'anti-national'

Kurdish militias in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Kurdish autonomy in northeast Syria

Between Assad and Erdogan

Lebanese influencer Mary Joe Frangieh (photo: private)

Middle East

Lebanon: Influencers join together to fight hate speech

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

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