Topic: Islam and Democracy

In May 2015, the NGO Nahnoo organised a demonstration in front of the closed park gates to demand its re-opening (photo: Changiz M. Varzi)

Civil rights in Lebanon

″Reclaiming Beirut′s public space″

Dar-as-Salam Mosque in Berlin (photo: DW/C. Cottrell)

Berlin Imam Mohamed Tahi Sabri

″Muslims, go and vote!″

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters at Gaziantep on 28.08.2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Turkish foreign policy

Erdogan′s volte-face

A US soldier stands on his Stryker vehicle as a US military convoy passes into the Czech Republic at Harrachov

US presidential election

Ever the aliens

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Imam in a mosque (photo: Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic law

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The trust deficit

Criticised by his enemies, celebrated by his supporters: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters)

Turkey post-coup

In times of paranoia

Pilgrim in Mecca; photo: Ali Mansuri/wikipedia

Peace and justice in Islam

Are we missing something?

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

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