Topic: Sharia

A Malaysian student studies the Koran in Hulu Langat near Kuala Lumpur (photo: MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Islam and violence

Conservative Muslims refute the violence of IS

Indonesian women's rights activists Azriana Rambe Manalu (right) and Samsidar (photo: Christina Schott)

Women's rights in the Indonesian province of Aceh

"The population is being systematically silenced"

A man reads an Internet report about the "Sharia police" in Wuppertal on 5 September 2014 (photo: Oliver Berg/dpa)

The "Sharia Police" in Wuppertal

Playing on a widespread fear of Islam in Germany

Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan (photo: J. Impey)

British fatwa against IS

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Breaking the spell of a poisonous ideology

Yazidis trapped in the Sinjar mountains fleeing from IS (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Persecution of the Yazidis in Iraq

Don't abandon us!

ISIS using a bulldozer to destroy Sunni sites in Tal Afar. Photo: justpaste.it/atrah

ISIS' cultural vandalism

A trail of destruction

The self-styled "caliph", Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Photo: YouTube

ISIS leader in Iraq

The new face of Jihadism?

Zahra Ali (photo: private)

Book review: Zahra Ali's "Islamic Feminisms"

Female emancipation based on the spirit of Sharia

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei (photo: Reuters)

The introduction of Sharia in Brunei

The sultan's new laws

Prof Mathias Rohe (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Islam scholar and legal expert Mathias Rohe

No cultural or religious "rebates" in German courts

Pilgrims in Mecca (photo: DW/A. Abubakar)

Islamic Environmentalism

The Call to Eco-Jihad

Junge Frauen auf der Deutschen Islam-Konferenz in Berlin 2013; Foto: picture-alliances/dpa

Muslims in Germany

Nice and Mild Sharia

A branch of the Bank Asya in Istanbul (photo: picture alliance/Tone Koene)

Turkey

Growing Popularity of Islamic Banks

A nun stands beside the burned out remains of an altar in the Franciscan School in Beni Suef (photo: DW/M. Symank)

Christians in Egypt

Persecuted and Forgotten

Alaaal-Aswani (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Egyptian Novelist Alaa al-Aswani

''Mubarak's Regime Remains Intact''

Muhammadiyyah Muslims in Yogyakarta (photo: © SUDIARNO/AFP/Getty Images

Islam and Democracy

Why 72 Per Cent of Indonesians Want Sharia

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