Country: Germany

Protesters on Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring and Western Winter

Look before you leap!

Constantin Schreiber′s controversial mosque report

Outside Islam

"Germany is my homeland": that's the message on this banner being waved at a demonstration in Dresden, February 2017 (photo: Reuters/Matthias Schumann)

Europe, Germany and ″Abendland″ angst

In the name of Christendom

Beneath the scarves: Muslim women who cover their heads are not marionettes of their beliefs, says video artist Nilbar Gures. Four still images shown here are taken from her 2006 performance, "Soyunma/Undressing", in which she unravels one veil after the other while mumbling the names of the women in her family

Berlin′s Jewish Museum: ″Cherchez la femme″

Why do women hide their hair?

Muslim refugees attending preparatory college at Berlin′s Free University (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

What it means to be German

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Recognise the potential

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a Berlin press conference in 2014 (photo: Imago/Zuma)

Germany′s ′Nazi′ methods

Erdogan – the expert on democracy

Still from ″Heaven will wait″ (source: Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH)

Mention-Schaar′s "Heaven will wait"

Rebels without a cause

Ann-Kathrin Carstensen, founder of the ″Rita in Palma″ fashion label, (centre), with two of her employees in the Berlin atelier (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Showcasing integration at "Rita in Palma"

A hive of industry

Headscarf-wearing schoolgirl (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Heyder)

Discrimination in schools

Better marks without a headscarf

Art installation by Nilbar Gures: shoe, rose and dildo (photo: CHROMA Istanbul)

Gay artists revisit Berlin-Istanbul relations

Queer forms migrate

Muslim doctor at work in a children′s hospital in Bonn (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Freedom of religion at work

Islam – a disruptive influence?

The national flags of Germany and Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

German-Turkish relations in crisis

Fraying at the edges

Daniel Barenboim conducting a rehearsal of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the Pierre Boulez Hall of the Barenboim-Said Akademie (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Inauguration of the Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin

"Music for the Thinking Ear"

German-Turkish journalist Cigdem Akyol (photo: Karl-Heinz Kuball)

Erdogan's 'Nazi' accusations

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Politically motivated provocation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan giving a speech on 5 March 2017 (photo: Reuters)

German-Turkish relations

No real leverage

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

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