Country: Pakistan

Ibragimkhalil Daudov (6th from right, front), leader of an Islamist rebel group in the North Caucasus, posing for a picture with other rebels in a forest in Dagestan (photo: REUTERS)

Jihadism in Dagestan

A growing problem in the fight against terrorism

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

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"

People take part in a protest organised by Amnesty International for the immediate release of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, in front of the Saudi Embassy in The Hague, 15 January 2015 (photo: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images)

On Raif Badawi, Charlie Hebdo and non-violent Islamism

"We are all in this together, like it or not"

Minaret of the Fatih Mosque in Essen, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Muslim world and the West

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Europe is not under threat

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

Malala Yousafzai (left) and Kailash Satyarthi after receiving their Nobel Peace Prizes (photo: Reuters/NTB Scanpix/C. Poppe)

Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Serving stereotypes about the subcontinent?

A Pakistani soldier walks through the Army Public School a day after the deadly attack by Taliban militants in Peshawar, 17 December 2014 (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A Majeed)

Peshawar school attack

The cynical logic of the Pakistan Taliban

Pro-IS wall-chalkings in Balochistan that read "Long Live ISIS, long live Daish" and "Move forward, O dear Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. - Lashkar-e-Khurasaan" (photo: Kiran Nazish)

The emergence of Islamic State in Pakistan

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"They don't negotiate, they don't make partners"

Asma Jahangir (photo: Wolfgang Schmidt/Right Livelihood Award Foundation)

Interview with Asma Jahangir, winner of the Right Livelihood Award

"Every restriction is based on religion"

Protests against US drones in Pakistan (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Drone war in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Living in the shadow of the "angels of death"

Muhsin Hendricks (photo: Jannis Hagmann)

Interview with the South African imam Muhsin Hendricks

"Islam does give us leeway to think"

Protest against recent honour killings in Lahore, Pakistan, on 27 May 2014 (photo: AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Honour killings in Pakistan

Little hope of change

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his oath at the presidential palace in New Delhi on 26 May 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Indian Muslims' attitudes to the election of Narendra Modi

Apprehension and hope

People using the Internet in Islamabad (photo: B.K. Bangash/AP/dapd)

Internet censorship in Pakistan

Digital self-defence

US President Barack Obama during a meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah in Rawdat al-Khraim near Riyadh (photo: Reuters)

Saudi Arabia's foreign policy

Pilgrimage to Pakistan

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