Topic: Sharia

The rapper Deso Dogg at a recording session in 2004 (photo: imago/S. Lambert)

Cuspert the IS terrorist

Mortal dreams of paradise

Foreign fighters allied with the PPU in Syria (photo: DW/K. Sheikho)

Combatting Islamic State

Foreign fighters ″crusade″ against IS

Seattle from Kerry Park (photo: bala)

Islamic banking

Seattle's initiative has Muslims hopeful

Hassan al-Turabi (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Shazly)

Profile: Sudanese opposition politician Hassan al-Turabi

The grand tactician

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

US-American philosopher Martha Nussbaum (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Morante)

Interview with Martha Nussbaum

Overcoming narcissistic fears

Harry Harun Behr (photo: IZIR, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)

Interview with Harry Harun Behr

"I don't know how Mohammed can be offended"

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who died last week (photo: Reuters)

On the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

"Riyalpolitik", conservatism and modernisation

A woman in a chador faces three jihadis (scene from Abderrahmane Sissako's film "Timbuktu")

Abderrahmane Sissako's film "Timbuktu"

In the beginning there was violence

Zara Faris (photo: private)

Interview with Zara Faris

"Feminism is about stereotypes on how women should live"

A fighter draped in the Libyan flag in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Andreas Dittmann

"Libyans themselves are destroying their country"

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


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!