Topic: Islam in Southeast Asia

A boy salvages belongings from a burned-down building in Htan Kone village in Myanmar's northern Sagaing region on 25 August 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

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Surge of radical Buddhism in South Asia

Joko Widodo (photo: Getty Images)

Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo

Comfortable among the people

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo meets the people. Photo: Getty Images

Indonesian presidential elections 2014

Populist versus autocrat

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Photo: DW/Shaikh Azizur Rahman

The Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar

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In the shadow of an icon

A Myanmar Buddhist monk holds a sign as he takes part in a demonstration against the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Yangon on 15 October 2012 (photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The spectre of ethnic violence reappears

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei (photo: Reuters)

The introduction of Sharia in Brunei

The sultan's new laws

Protests against President Yudhoyono's economic policy in Jakarta, Indonesia (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Democracy and Human Rights in Indonesia

A Blocked Constitutional State

Mawardi Nurdin, one of the mayoral candidates, casts his vote into a ballot box in local elections in Aceh, Indonesia, 9 April 2012 (photo: EPA/Hotli Simanjuntak)

Indonesia as a Model of Muslim Democracy

Developments, Problems, and Opportunities

A Myanmar Buddhist monk holds a sign saying 'The world is not only for Muslims' as he takes part in a demonstration against the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Yangon on October 15, 2012 (photo: AFP PHOTO/Ye Aung Thu)

Ethnic Violence against Burma's Rohingya Muslims

One of the Most Persecuted Minorities in the World

A destroyed Ahmadi home in Pandeglang, Indonesia (photo: AP)

Violence against Minorities in Indonesia

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Democracy without Tolerance

Police officers shave the heads of punks, Indonesia, 14 December 2011 (photo: EPA/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK)

Punks and Sharia Law in Indonesia

The Mohawk Crusade

Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia (photo:AP)

Radical Islam in Indonesia

Pluralism as Provocation