The Arab Spring was a series of protests directed against various authoritarian regimes in the Middle East, starting at the end of 2010.
The protests started in Tunisia and were followed by uprisings in Egypt, Syria, Bahrain, Libya and Saudi Arabia. Demonstrators took to the streets to call for political freedom. Years later, their achievements remain ambivalent. Below, you can see DW's latest content pertaining to the Arab Spring.
A German court has ruled against the decision to deport a terrorist suspect to Tunisia, citing torture concerns. Despite Arab Spring reforms, experts say Tunisian authorities must do more to address human rights abuses.
Last week, the Tunisian capital elected Souad Abderrahim its first female mayor in the first city elections since the Arab Spring. Could her victory signify a new direction for Tunisia's formerly Islamist Ennahda party?
In Tunisia, the number of people arrested in a wave of protests has risen to nearly 800. Demonstrators are demanding an end to new austerity measures and tax increases. The violence has prompted fears of a fresh political crisis - in the run-up to the anniversary of 2011's Arab Spring uprisings.
Demonstrations have swept Tunisia due to government austerity measures, and the country's democracy has advanced since its 2011 revolution that ushered in the Arab Spring. But does this transition come at a cost?