Pakistan and India
Kicking for tolerance
Chinaʹs Muslim minority
"Re-educating" the Uighurs
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Fatima, the Rohingya, tells her story
Viennaʹs Ethnological Museum
"Veiled, unveiled! The headscarf"

Pakistan and India

Never one to miss an opportunity for a kickaround, Clifton Grover, "Kick for Tolerance" founder, always has his gym bag with him. For him football isn't just football. Since 2016, he has been helping Punjab communities on either side of the Pakistani-Indian border to promote peace among the younger generation. Interview by Siri GogelmannRead more

Chinaʹs Muslim minority

Beijing long denied that Muslims in the Xinjiang region were being interned in re-education camps. Now, however, the government has admitted that thousands of Uighurs are being held there, offering a preposterous justification. By Friederike BogeRead more

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar's ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, Ines Pohl reportsRead more


Ethnic Uighurs and Chinese security forces in Xinjiang (photo: picture-alliance/Kyodo)

Chinaʹs Muslim minority

"Re-educating" the Uighurs

Guido Steinberg, Saudi Arabia expert with Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) (source: DW)

Interview with Middle East expert Guido Steinberg

No one wants conflict with Saudi Arabia

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures a traditional greeting prior to his speech as part of India's 72nd Independence Day celebrations, which marks the 71st anniversary of the end of British colonial rule, at the Red Fort in New Delhi on 15 August 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/P. Singh)

India and Pakistan

Modiʹs foreign policy – by whim, not design

Political scientists Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel (photo: private)

Interview with political scientists Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel

The West's "intellectually lazy" obsession with sectarianism


Kids in Rurka Kalan, India decide on fair play rules as part of the "Kick for Tolerance" initiative (photo: YFC Rurka Kalan)

Pakistan and India

Punjabi kids kick for tolerance

Rohingya refugee Fatima (photo: DW/Ines Pohl)

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Fatima, the Rohingya, tells her story

Al-Azhar University campus in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AA./A. Ramadan)

Higher education in the Middle East

Low standards, wrong content

Supporters of the right-wing Identitarian movement demonstrate in Berlin, June 2016 (photo: imago)

NGO with an Identitarian agenda


Preying on Syrian war widows


German-Turkish author Emine Sevgi Ozdamar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

German-Turkish author Emine Sevgi Ozdamar

A literary maverick

South Sudanese author Stella Gitano (photo: private; source: Facebook)

Book review: Stella Gitanoʹs "Withered Flowers"

Mapping an unknown world