Topic: Education

Egyptian student Mariam Malak (photo: Getty Images/AFP/K. Desouki)

Corruption in Egypt

Model student becomes anti-corruption icon

The Indonesian writer Feby Indirani (photo: private)

Interview with the Indonesian writer Feby Indirani

Indonesian literature "needs more exposure"

Taha Hussein (photo: Al Jazeera)

Taha Hussein and the democratisation of education in Egypt

The sea of knowledge

Demetrios Karamintzas (photo: Demetrios Karamintzas)

Interview with oboist Demetrios Karamintzas

"These children deserve the same opportunities as children anywhere else"

The Boko Haram flag (photo: S. Yas/AFP/Getty Images)

The rise of Boko Haram

When the terror began

AMLAC supporters calling for a stop to illegal abortion and a legalisation of abortion (photo: private)

Morocco's abortion ban

Acknowledging reality

Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick (photo:

Profile: Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick

Role model for Africa's women

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar University


"What the Islamist armed movements are doing is wrong"

Turkish National Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz (front) lays flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers, Gallipoli, 25 April 2014 (photo: imago/Xinhua)

The AKP's version of Turkish history

Contrasting interpretations of Gallipoli

Fereshta Ludin, Berlin, 20 March 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Gerlach)

Interview with Fereshta Ludin

"The decision for or against the headscarf is wholly a matter for the woman herself"

A female student wearing a headscarf (photo: picture-alliance/Joker)

The headscarf ruling from Germany's Consitutional Court

Heated debate on all sides

People attending a Kurdish langauge class in Diyarbakir, Turkey (photo. DW/N. Sipar)

Kurdish in exile

The right to a mother tongue

Young Muslim women (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Raising awareness about Salafism in German schools

Symbolic acts alone are not enough

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest