Country: Indonesia

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, 2019 (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Islam in Southeast Asia

Autocratic versus democratic Islam

Translations of the Koran in different languages (source: gloqur.de)

The Global Qur'an

Searching the suras

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (photo: Biro Pers Sekretariat Presiden/Lukas)

Indonesia's good governance

The genius of Jokowi

A Muslim woman prays during Eid-Ul-Fitr, 2017 (photo: Sanka Vidanagama/ZUMAPRESS/imago images)

Future-proofing Islam

Focus on the soul of Islam

Pacu Jawi, traditional bull-racing on Sumatra (photo: Claudio Sieber)

Indonesia's wild buffalo races

Pyramids at Giza bear the message "Stay Home" on 18.04.2020 (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/A. Gomaa)

COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus takes no account of Ramadan

Disinfecting a market in Damascus Old Town (photo: AFP/L. Beshara)

Pandemic update

COVID-19 across the Islamic world – Fighting shy of coronavirus

Muslims attend Friday prayers in the Indian city of Ahmadabad (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 pandemic

The world’s religions and coronavirus

Rainforest deforestation on West Papua, Indonesia (source: Aidenvironment)

Biodiesel production

Destroying Indonesia's virgin forests to protect the climate?

Ambulance crew in Iran (photo: titrebartar)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

In lockdown over COVID-19

Iranians wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/AA/F. Bahrami)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

The challenges of COVID-19

Dutch sociologist Ruud Koopmans (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/gbrci)

Ruud Koopman's "Das verfallene Haus des Islam"

Cherry-picking for a distorted image of Islam

Fajrina Razak references the Kaaba: her cube of batik cloth was surrounded by a neon circle, thereby representing the artist's spiritual quest. "This was simply me trying to find my inner self, my individuality. The batik alludes to my Javanese ancestry" (photo: Naima Morelli)

2020 Singapore Art Week

Of spirituality in a contemporary age

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