The Band Raising its Voice Against the Government A Report by Markus Reichert
Under Turkey's current state of emergency, drawing a cartoon that lampoons politics could land you in jail. Despite the crackdown, cartoonists in the country say they are not running out of inspiration.
A new gender identity law will likely improve the lives of transgender people in Greece. But before it was passed, Greek Orthodox clergymen railed against the bill, even threatening to excommunicate transgender people.
Turkey's president called Washington's actions in the wake of a controversial arrest "unacceptable." Amid accusations of harboring a suspected Gulenist, US diplomats have denied hiding him at the consulate in Istanbul.
The German journalist and translator Mesale Tolu's trial has started in Turkey. She has been in a Turkish jail since April. Her lawyer, Ezgi Gungordu, spoke to DW about filing for her release.
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