Topic: Islam and Democracy

Erdogan supporters on Taksim Square in Istanbul

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

Autocracy or military dictatorship?

Abdelilah Benkirane, General Secretary of the Justice and Development Party – PJD (photo: DW)

Religion and politics in Morocco

Blurred lines

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (centre), Ennahda leader Rachid al-Ghannouchi (left) and Vice-President Abdelfattah Mourou (right) at the Ennahda party conference (photo: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

10th conference of the Tunisian Ennahda Party

Farewell to political Islam?

Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor (source: YouTube)

Sadiq Khan′s London

Democracy wins out

Saudi troops on their way to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Iran

Defeat Islamic State - or become it

Muslim reads the Koran (photo: Reuters/J. Roberts)

Islam′s non-violent tradition

Neglected heritage

A Muslim in Sanaa reads the Koran (photo: Reuters)

Reforming Islam

Islam′s path to modernity

The Tunisian legal scholar Slim Laghmani (photo: private)

Interview with Slim Laghmani on Tunisia′s national crisis

″We′re halfway there″

La Manouba university in Tunis (photo: Deutsche Welle/M. Marwa)

Higher education in Tunisia

The vestiges of spring

Three young women wearing headscarves walk through the city centre of Munich (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Women and Islam

On Muslim women and the Islamic dress code

The Munster-based Islamic Studies expert Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: dpa)

Interview with Mouhanad Khorchide

"Religion seeks to touch people′s hearts"

Fritz Schulze (photo: Adelheid Feilcke)

Interview with Fritz Schulze

"Islam is deeply rooted in Indonesian democracy"

Abdullah Gul, Turkey's former president (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Kisbenede)

Turkey's general election

Abdullah Gul′s choice

From right: Manuela Schwesig (German Minister for Families), Nurhan Soykan (Secretary-General of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany) and Erika Theißen (Managing Director of the meeting and training centre for Muslim women in Cologne) at the Islam Conference 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Von Jutrczenka)

The rights of Muslims in Germany

Protected by the German constitution

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

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