Topic: Social movements

Egyptian democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is considered an "icon" of the Arab Spring (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Egypt, Alaa Abd El-Fattah and democracy

"You have not yet been defeated"

Bayterek Tower is visible in central Astana as a soldier stands guard outside the presidential palace in Astana, Kazakhstan, 1 July, 2013 (photo by LEON NEAL / POOL / AFP)

Kazakhstan

Tyrants of the steppe

Russian President Vladimir Putin (r) with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on 28.12.2021 (photo: Sputnik Kremlin/dpa/picture-alliance)

Protests in Kazakhstan

Putin's nightmare?

Protest in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, in February 2021 – one of the largest protests in Tunisia since the uprising in 2011 that launched the Arab Spring (photo: Yassine Gaidi/AA/picture-alliance)

Interview with Asef Bayat

Examining the Arab Spring revolutions from within

Symbolic image with Bahraini flag (photo: Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images)

The Gulf

Bahrain – where human rights don’t count

Protests against military takeover in Khartoum (photo: Marwan Ali/dpa/AP/picture alliance)

Sudan anti-putsch protests

"We have to keep fighting"

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

Muqtada Haider turns the switches to transfer electricity to private homes in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, 10 September 2021 (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Iraq's electricity crisis

Iraqis left in the dark by their corrupt politicians

German anthropologist Dieter Haller (photo: Karima Ahdad)

Interview with German anthropologist Dieter Haller

Tangier/Gibraltar: a tale of one city

Turkey: demonstration for Jamal Khashoggi (photo: Depo Photos/imago images)

Cyber disinformation

How dangerous are the Middle East's "electronic armies"?

Algerian voters in Tunisia arrive to the Tunisian Embassy of Algeria to cast their votes ahead of the early general elections scheduled for 12 June, in the capital Tunis, Tunisia on 10 June 2021 (photo: Yassine Gaidi / Anadolu Agency)

Democratic disappointments in Algeria

How can the Hirak meet Algerians' democratic needs?

Indian farmers protest in Mumbai (photo: Reuters)

India's farmers vs. Narendra Modi

"Modi and the BJP are destroying the country"

Pages