Country: Pakistan

 The Pakistani city of Mingora, in the Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on the border with Afghanistan (photo: Abdul MAJEED/AFP)

Extortion and intimidation in Swat Valley

Pakistan Taliban racketeering hits borderlands

 Supporters of Pakistan’s right wing Jamaat-e-Islami party protesting against the transgender rights bill in Lahore in October (photo: Arif ALI/AFP/File)

Transgender rights

Pakistani movie "Joyland" banned at home

Pakistan's ex-premier Imran Khan sitting in a wheelchair after the assassination attempt on him (photo: Mohammed Semih Ugurlu/AA/picture-alliance)

Khan attack aftermath

Pakistan in turmoil

Sufi shrine to Mustafa Devati in Istanbul (photo: Marian Brehmer)

God's love for all

Sufism is not just Muslim

Portrait of Salman Rushdie dated 1986 (photo: Kharbine Tababor/imago images)

Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses"

The long road to German publication

Taliban officials break up a women's demonstration in Kabul (photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP)

Afghanistan under the Taliban

Back to the past

Pnoto montage of Pakistani PM Shehbaz Sharif and U.S. President Joe Biden (photo: Kremlin Pool/AP Photo)

Geopolitics and jihadism

Biden’s dangerous embrace of Pakistan

Queen Elizabeth II visiting a mosque in Bursa, Turkey, 2008 (photo: Anatolia News Agency/AFP)

Elizabeth II and the Muslims

"To be there for our fellow human-beings"

The illuminated tomb of Shah Jamal in Lahore (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Islam in Pakistan

The land of the Sufis

Ruling BJP party rally in Kolkata, India (photo: picture-alliance)

Rahman Abbas' "Zindeeq"

Who's learning lessons from the Holocaust?

Local tourists disembark from a Pakistani army helicopter after they were rescued from flood-hit tourist areas in the north (photo: Abdul MAJEED/AFP)

Lives swept away

Rescued tourists recount Pakistan flood horror

Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammed Ali Jinnah (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan – 75 years of independence

A pair of troubled nations

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) inspects a guard of honour before addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebrations to mark countrys Independence Day in New Delhi on 15 August 2022 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Indian democracy at 75

Narendra Modi’s damaging dominance

Author Salman Rushdie (photo: empics/picture-alliance)

Interview with Salman Rushdie

Kashmir, Paradise lost

June 2022: Men demonstrate against a hike in fuel prices in Peshawar, Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Pakistan turns 75

Islamabad has serious issues

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