Author: Charlotte Wiedemann

Bullet cases (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Curtis)

Our attitude to violence

The bad guys are always the others

Muslim student during the gala evening at the Berlin Foreign Ministry in support of the European Studies programme (photo: picture-alliance/Andreas Keuchel)

Islam and feminism

Go forth and create role models!

Symbolic image of a handshake (photo: colorbox)

The Swiss handshake controversy


A mountain out of a molehill

The journalist Charlotte Wiedemann (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Sexualised violence against women

A feminism of new alliances

The German and Israeli flags flying in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Schlesinger)

Israel in the media


Fighting the empty phrase

People attend an event in the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin-Neukolln (photo: Max Zander)

Converts to Islam

German Islam

Supporters of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh demonstrating in Sanaa on 13 May 2015 (photo: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

Media reports on the Yemen conflict

A skewed view of Yemen's plight

Minaret of the Fatih Mosque in Essen, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Muslim world and the West


Europe is not under threat

Two Muslim women pass the event "About Berlin - religions make history" in Berlin (photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Contrasting images of Islam

The last gasp of archaic masculinity?

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Photo: DW/Shaikh Azizur Rahman

The Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar


In the shadow of an icon

A poster of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi seen in central Cairo. It reads "Sisi, son of Egypt. You are free. Son of freedom" (photo: Reuters)

Terrorism and repression in the Arab world


On Islam, anti-terrorism and fascism

Junge Frauen auf der Deutschen Islam-Konferenz in Berlin 2013; Foto: picture-alliances/dpa

Muslims in Germany

Nice and Mild Sharia

Demonstration in Bamako against a military intervention in northern Mali (photo: dapd)

Interview with Bakary Sambe

''In the Arab World, We Africans are Viewed as Inferior Muslims''

Praying Malian Muslim men in a refugee camp in Burkina Faso (photo: Peter Hille/DW)

Ansar Dine's religious leader Chérif Ousmane Haidara

''This is not Sharia, but banditry''