Country: Bangladesh

Thousands of demonstrators protested the hanging of Qadri, convicted of assassinating former Punjab governor Salman Taseer in 2011

Saudi influence in Pakistan

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A perilous road

Author Shumona Sinha, winner of the International Literature Prize (photo: DW/S. Peschel)

Interview with French-Indian author Shumona Sinha

″Looking for the truth″

Attending an event at the AKS Festival (photo: Sara-Duana Meyer)

Transgender activism in Pakistan

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The dynamic third gender

Demonstrating against blogger murders in Bangladesh (photo: DW/A. Islam)

Spate of murders in Bangladesh

See no evil, hear no evil

Saudi troops on their way to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Iran

Defeat Islamic State - or become it

Refugees in Libya

An unlikely safe haven

Refugees cross from Serbia into Croatia at Babska (photo: Reuters/D. Ruvic)

Migration and human rights

Refugee versus migrant: what's in a name?

Bangladesh's first lesbian comic strip heroine, Dhee (photo: Boys of Bangladesh)

Introducing Dhee

Bangladesh's first lesbian comic strip heroine

"Rana Plaza," a Bengali film based on the 2013 garment factory disaster in Bangladesh, has been banned by the High Court in Dhaka

Bangladeshi cinema

"Rana Plaza" film ban: the two sides of the story

Protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, denouncing the brutal murder of blogger Avijit Roy on 26 February 2015 (photo: DW)

Rising tension in Bangladesh

Fundamentalists take centre stage amid political discord

A Myanmar Buddhist monk holds a sign as he takes part in a demonstration against the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Yangon on 15 October 2012 (photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The spectre of ethnic violence reappears

A Myanmar Buddhist monk holds a sign saying 'The world is not only for Muslims' as he takes part in a demonstration against the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Yangon on October 15, 2012 (photo: AFP PHOTO/Ye Aung Thu)

Ethnic Violence against Burma's Rohingya Muslims

One of the Most Persecuted Minorities in the World