Author: Claudia Mende

Refugee Basil al-Riyabi and physiotherapist Rasha Qasim in Amman (photo: Claudia Mende)

Disabled refugee children in Jordan

The lesser-known victims of war

The Feynan Eco-Lodge in Wadi Araba (photo: Claudia Mende)

Eco-tourism in Jordan

Guests of the Bedouin

Placards belonging to the right-wing anti-Islamic organisation Pro Koeln and Pro NRW protesting the construction of the DITIB central mosque in Cologne (photo: picture-alliance/Ralph Goldmann)

European Islamophobia Report

Wake up to the danger!

Female IS fighter in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Islam and violence

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Self-proclaimed jihadists

Lina Khalifeh from the Jordanian ″Shefighter″ martial arts initiative (photo: Claudia Mende)

Protecting women from violence in Jordan

For a self-determined life

Islamic scholar Ebrahim Moosa (photo: private)

Interview with the Islamic scholar Ebrahim Moosa

The reinvention of Islam

Egyptian DJ and musician Mohammed Safi (photo: private)

Interview with the Egyptian DJ Mohammed Safi

Voice of the people

French crime writer Karim Miske (photo: Antoine Rozes)

The French crime writer Karim Miske in interview

″There are no simple solutions″

The Canadian Islam scholar Ingrid Mattson (photo: YouTube)

Interview with Ingrid Mattson

″Muslim youngsters need genuine role models″

CrossCulture interns at the Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) in Stuttgart (photo: Juliane Pfordte)

CrossCulture internships

A catalyst for societal change

Mahatma Gandhi (photo: dpa)

Islamic approaches to non-violence

In Gandhi's footsteps

Hassan al-Turabi (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Shazly)

Profile: Sudanese opposition politician Hassan al-Turabi

The grand tactician

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest

Karen Armstrong (photo: J. D. Sloan)

Interview with Karen Armstrong

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Islamist violence is "in part a product of Western disdain"

A Muslim man in a Hamburg mosque (photo: Axel Heimken/dpa)

Study on attitudes in "Post-migrant Germany"

Do you love Germany?

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

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