Representative John Lewis has spent his whole life fighting for civil rights in the US. In the future, he hopes to see a country at peace with itself.
Thousands of people gathered in Johannesburg's Soweto to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led a pre-burial service for the anti-apartheid campaigner.
A pro-government magazine has published the names of hundreds of Viktor Orban critics, including academics, civil rights activists and journalists. Does the news mark a new step in Hungary's ongoing political escalation?
The revered American civil rights leader had numerous connections to Germany and profoundly influenced the formerly divided country, both East and West. DW looks back at Martin Luther King 50 years on from his death.
50 years after the assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, his words — and especially his 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech — have an unparalleled resonance. But why has his voice had such staying power?
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