Topic: Islam and Democracy

Publicity material about Oman′s ruler, Sultan Qaboos (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Sultanate of Oman

A happy symbiosis

Supporters of Pakistani opposition parties PAT, PPP and PTI at a joint justice demonstration in Lahore on 17.01.2018, protesting the 2014 Model Town tragedy (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA PRESS/R. Sajid Hussain)

Trump's Pakistan outburst

Reckless tweets vs. democratic hopes

Supporters of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) demonstrate against Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama, accused of blasphemy, November 2016 (photo: Reuters)

Islam in Indonesia

The agents of change

Candidates' banners on display ahead of local elections in Amman, Jordan, 06.07.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/S. Malkawi)

Voter apathy in Jordan

An open invitation

′Ottoman Hostel′ Sufi centre in Germany′s Eifel region (photo: DW/M. Odabasi)

Religious freedom in Germany

Constitutionally irrelevant

Turkish women protest the draft mufti law in Ankara, Turkey, on 12.10.2017 (photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Erdogan′s Turkey

Eroding Ataturk's legacy

Turks hold up a banner bearing the faces of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

The restructuring of Turkey

Filling the gap left by Gulen

Demonstration for freedom and democracy in Bahrain in September 2012 (photo: Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Last ditch democracy

Muslims and Jews take part in a Stop Trump demo in Berlin, February 2017 (photo: Salaam-Shalom Initiative)

The nature of Islam

Neither violence nor peace

″Manich Msameh″ (No forgiveness) demonstrators protesting against the bill of economic reconciliation on 13 May 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA Wire/C. Mahjoub)

From El Kamour to Carthage: #We will Not Recoil#

Rebels with a cause

Protesters in Istanbul demonstrate following announcement of referendum result on 16 April 2017 (photo: AFP Photo/Yasin Akgul)

Erdogan’s post-referendum Turkey

Divided, now rule

Morocco′s King Mohammed VI (photo: DW/Ismail Billawi)

Morocco's monarchy and the conflict with the PJD

All power to the palace

Pro-Trump demonstrators in favour of the immigration ban (photo: Reuters/Ringo Chiu)

US Middle East foreign policy

West versus the rest

Multipliers during a training course at police headquarters in Cologne (photo: Avista Assadi)

Countering radicalisation with '180° Turn'

Together we are strong

Graffiti in Libya

Libya, Al Koni and the Skhirat Agreement

A fatal blow