Author: Schayan Riaz

Screenshot of German-born director Cem Kaya (source: BR)

Cem Kaya on Turkish pop culture

As multi-faceted as Asia Minor

Author and editor Fatma Aydemir (photo: Sibylle Fendt)

Djinns, migration and racism

"You don't have to be Huseyin or Emine to understand"

Ozan Zakariya Keskinkilic (photo: Meltem Kaya)

Muslims in the West

Can democracy tolerate Muslims at all?

Former lawyer Said Haider and Meta initiator (photo: private)

First ever antidiscrimination chatbot

Meta: standing up to racism

Iranian-German author Siba Shakib (photo: Giacomo Terracciano)

Interview with Iranian-German author Siba Shakib

"The notion of home is bound up with loss"

One year after the attack in Hanau: under the Friedensbruecke bridge in Frankfurt, a 27-metre-long memorial graffiti commemorates the victims of the Hanau attack on 19 February 2020 (photo: picture alliance / greatif / Florian Gaul)

Podcast on the Hanau terrorist attack one year on

"From 1990 to 2020 Germany's far right killed about 200 people"

Irish author and journalist Colum McCann (photo: P. Matsas/Opale/Leemage/laif)

Interview with Irish author Colum McCann

"Apeirogon" – an entire kaleidoscope of pain

Iranian filmmaker Shahram Mokri (photo: THE PR FACTORY)

Interview with Iranian filmmaker Shahram Mokri

"We are lucky to be alive today"

Journalist Melisa Erkurt (photo: Vedran Pilipovic)

Interview with Melisa Erkurt on her book "Generation haram"

"Teachers must be taught not to become racists in class"

Ronya Othmann (photo: Cihan Caknak)

Interview with author Ronya Othmann

Fighting the obliteration of Kurdish-Yazidi identity

Michel Abdollahi is an Iranian German conferencier, performance artist, painter, journalist and writer  (photo: Asja Caspari)

Interview with journalist and performance artist Michel Abdollahi

"People with dark hair always have to go the extra mile"

Extract from Riad Sattouf’s graphic novel "The Arab of the Future", Volume 4 (published by Macmillan USA)

Book review: Riad Sattouf’s graphic novel "The Arab of the Future"

Between worlds

Still from Haifaa Al-Mansourʹs ʺThe Perfect Candidateʺ (source: Neue Visionen Filmverleih)

Haifaa Al-Mansourʹs ʺThe Perfect Candidateʺ

When the patriarchy has better things to do

Sama standing on ruins in Aleppo in 2016. She holds a placard which says "This is Aleppo. What's justice?" (source: "For Sama"/Waad al-Kateab)

Documentary film: "For Sama"

The girl from a country in ruins

Iranian director Schokofeh Kamiz (photo: private)

Interview with film director Schokofeh Kamiz

"I was surprised she wasn't a bigger sensation"

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