Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

Remembering the victims of the Taliban attack on a military school in December 2014 in Peshwar, Pakistan (photo: DW/F. Khan)

Islam in Pakistan

The myth of the Muslim monolith

Members of the Tunisian Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

Tunisian-style jihad

Protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, denouncing the brutal murder of blogger Avijit Roy on 26 February 2015 (photo: DW)

Rising tension in Bangladesh

Fundamentalists take centre stage amid political discord

An Islamic preacher reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islam and religious freedom

Coercion leads to hypocrisy

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest

Islamist rebels in a forest in Dagestan (photo: REUTERS)

Jihadism in Dagestan

A growing problem in the fight against terrorism

Taliban in Helmand Province (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

"Islamic State" versus "Taliban Emirate"

One caliph too many

Demonstration in Amman in support of the Jordanian government in the fight against terrorism (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Adayleh)

After the murder of the pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh

Rage, not fear

Flowers and a placard laid for the two men who were killed by an assassin in Copenhagen at the weekend (photo: AP)

After the Copenhagen attacks

"We are not afraid"

Prof Gudrun Kramer (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Stratenschulte)

Interview with Gudrun Kramer

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Muslims must take a critical look at controversial passages in the Koran

Karen Armstrong (photo: J. D. Sloan)

Interview with Karen Armstrong

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Islamist violence is "in part a product of Western disdain"

Muslims in the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin (photo: Getty Images/A. Rent)

Muslims and the Paris attacks

European Muslims must speak as one

British Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ Joe Giddens)

Minister's letter to British Muslim leaders

A deficit of trust

Pakistani schoolgirls look out from a vehicle on their way to school near the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, 12 January 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

Taliban attacks on schools in Pakistan

"We will never forget what happened"

A woman wearing a French tricolour holds a 'We are Charlie' sign during a march for the victims of the "Charlie Hebdo" shootings in Paris, Liverpool, England, 11 January 2015 (photo: Reuters/Noble)

Democracy and freedom of speech

Charlie and Theo

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