Topic: Islam and Democracy

The former head of the Islamic Religious Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mustafa Ceric addresses journalists in Sarajevo, on 7 February 2005 (photo: Getty Images)

Former Bosnian Grand Mufti's Message to Pope Francis

Call to Muslim-Christian Friendship

Supporters of the right-wing Pro-NRW movement in Germany demonstrating in Cologne in June 2012 under a heavy police presence (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

''Islamofascism''

A Brief History of a Controversial Term

'Fighting terrorism together': a peace march in Sanaa (photo: Saeed Alsofi/DW)

Non-violent, Anti-terror Campaign in Yemen

Working for Peace and Tolerance

Indonesian Shia Muslims are escorted by police officers as they flee their village following sectarian violence in August 2012 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Religious Tension in Indonesia

Tolerance No More

The entrance to the Tahrir Lounge in Cairo (photo: Hammuda Bdewi)

The ''Tahrir Lounge'' in Cairo

Grassroots Democracy

Ragip Zarakolu (photo: AP Photo/Muard Sezer)

The Turkish Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu

The Power of the Word

The inner courtyard of Al-Azhar University (photo: picture alliance/Bibliographisches Institut/Prof. Dr. H. Wilhelmy)

Al-Azhar and Pan-Islamic Rationalism

The Demise of Islamic Centres of Moderation

Syrian anti-regime protesters wave pre-Baath Syrian flags, now used by the Free Syrian Army, during a demonstration after the weekly Friday prayers in the Bustan al-Qasr district of the northern city of Aleppo on February 8, 2013 (photo: Aamir Qureishi/AFP/Getty Images)

European Policy on Syria

The Time for Caution is Past

A general view shows, members of the Shoura Council during a meeting, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 September 2011 (photo: dpa)

Women in Saudi Arabia

Breaking Barriers

Promenade in and skyline of Doha, Qatara (photo: DW)

Islamic Jurisprudence in Qatar

Putting the Gulf on the Legal Education Map

Demonstration in Yemen (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

After the Arab Revolutions

Islamic Modernity

Ammar Ali Hassan (photo: Martina Sabra)

The Egyptian Political Scientist Ammar Ali Hassan

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''The Constitution Is a Catastrophe''

Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Mohamed Morsi

''We Don't Want a Theocratic State''

Naftali Bennett, leader of the Israeli religious Zionist Habayit Hayehudi party (photo: EPA)

Israel's Party Landscape

Annexation not Negotiation

The Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Ellen Rooney/Robert Harding)

Alexander Flores's ''Civilization or Barbarism?''

Islam in the Historical Context

The Tunisian-French author Abdelwahab Meddeb (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Interview with Abdelwahab Meddeb

''The Islamists Are Not Ready for a Democratic Culture''

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