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The life and struggle of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

After years of living under house arrest, Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, was finally set free by the Chinese government. She has now left China, leaving behind a painful history.

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10.07.2018 | 20:03

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Pakistan’s cross-dressing men – Dancing despite fear

By day, Waseem sells cell phone accessories. By night, he is a female party dancer. But being a cross-dresser in Pakistan is not without risks. AP Photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured the struggle in pictures.

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30.06.2018 | 14:58

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“A Silent Revolution” Pioneering Saudi women

Thanks to the courage of a few, Saudi Arabian women are now managing companies and will soon be allowed to drive cars. The documentary “A Silent Revolution” showcases Saudi Arabia’s female movers and shakers. Elizabeth Grenier talked to director Danya Alhamrani and producer Dania Nassief

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07.03.2018 | 17:49

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Uighur journalist Gulchehra Hoja: ‘I have my own sad story to tell’

DW spoke to Uighur journalist Gulchehra Hoja who, along with some of her colleagues, accuses the Chinese authorities of arresting her family members as retribution for her reports about the plight of the Uighurs.

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07.03.2018 | 17:21

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Visiting Kalash and their unique culture

Kalash people live in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, in the northern part of Pakistan, tucked away in three valleys. Anam Gill visited them.

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30.01.2018 | 11:11

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Aung San Suu Kyi: From freedom fighter to pariah

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi had the global community rooting for her when she was the world’s most famous political prisoner. Now she is accused of standing by while soldiers massacre Rohingya Muslims. – Author: Elizabeth Schumacher

 

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29.01.2018 | 14:05

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Surviving acid attacks

“To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is, to me, one the basest, crudest acts of subjugation imaginable,” said Shah Rukh Khan on Monday (January 22) at World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos.

German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl took pictures of women who survived acid attacks – and discovered extraordinary strength. – Author: Monika Griebeler

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23.01.2018 | 13:48

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