Society

"Germany is my homeland": that's the message on this banner being waved at a demonstration in Dresden, February 2017 (photo: Reuters/Matthias Schumann)

Europe, Germany and ″Abendland″ angst

In the name of Christendom

Muslim refugees attending preparatory college at Berlin′s Free University (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

What it means to be German

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Recognise the potential

French philosopher, essayist and academic Tzvetan Todorov (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)v

On the death of philosopher and essayist Tzvetan Todorov

We are all barbarians

The Flemish town of Mechelen, Belgium (photo: DW)

Preventing Islamism in Belgium

Robbing the jihadists of their advantage

The Medica Afghanistan team (source: medicamondiale.org)

Medica Afghanistan

Fighting sexual violence

Muslims in a mosque near Frejus in France (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

French Muslims against radicalisation

Fight the good fight

Moria refugee camp on Lesbos (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Europe′s refugee deal with Turkey

The end of the road

Headscarf-wearing schoolgirl (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Heyder)

Discrimination in schools

Better marks without a headscarf

Muslim doctor at work in a children′s hospital in Bonn (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Freedom of religion at work

Islam – a disruptive influence?

Iranian lovers under a chador in Isfahan (photo: Mehr)

Sexuality in Iran

Facing a "sex putsch"

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Pakistan, following the IS suicide bombing on 16.02.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sufis targeted in Pakistan

The dance goes on

Hassan Nasrallah′s tattoo in Beirut (photo: Marwan Tahtah/DW)

Tattoo trends from Beirut to Baghdad

In the spirit of rebellion

Islamic Studies professor Mona Siddiqui (photo: private)

Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue

How do you welcome someone?

Volunteers operate a stall at Baghdad City of Peace Carnival held on World Peace Day (source: iqpeace.com)

Baghdad City of Peace Carnival

Grassroots, green shoots

South African Muslim theologian Farid Esack (photo: dpa)

Muslim theologian Farid Esack

More than just an "Israel critic"

Author and journalist Mohamed Amjahid (photo: Goetz Schleser/Hanser Verlag)

Non-fiction: Mohamed Amjahid′s "Unter Weißen"

"Racism, like a plastic bottle in the sea…"

Conversion of refugees in a Berlin church (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Afghan refugees and the right to remain

Fast-track baptisms

Stacks of Aleppo soap in a factory in Aleppo′s Old Town (photo: Reuters)

Aleppo soap

Balsam from a war zone

NGO employees protest against the constitutional changes passed by the Turkish parliament in January 2017 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Closure of NGOs in Turkey

Forced to down tools

Saudi women waiting to be picked up by their drivers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine)

Saudi health reforms and women′s rights

Still a sore point

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