Country: Germany

″Extremist Salafism: a youth culture″; brochure issued in 2015 by the NRW interior ministry (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Combatting Salafist radicalisation in Germany

Under scrutiny

Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel meeting representatives of religious communities in North and West Africa, the Middle East and Europe at the German Foreign Office for the international ″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference (photo: dpa)

″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference

Religion′s potential for peace

Hundreds of Afghan refugees protest in Munich against the new policy of deporting Afghan asylum seekers to Afghanistan on 15.11.2015 (photo: Ebrahimi)

Afghan asylum seekers in Germany

Facing the cold shoulder

German jazz quartet Masaa; Rabih Lahoud is second from right (source: Traumton)

Interview with Masaa frontman Rabih Lahoud

Outspoken appeal

Syrian author Ramy al-Asheq (photo: Juliette Moarbes)

Interview with the Syrian writer Ramy al-Asheq

"Refugee is my situation"

The Public Prosecutor General′s coat of arms in Karlsruhe (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Assad's crimes tried in German courts?

Hoping for justice

Imam Benjamin Idriz (photo: imago)

Interview with Imam Benjamin Idriz

Questioning tradition

Germany′s Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maiziere

Germany and the semantics of exclusion

"We are not burka"

Salafists praying on Potsdam Square in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Islam researcher Nina Kasehage

"Not all jihadists are the same"

Waguih Ghali and his friend Diana Athill during the 1960s (source: Cornell University Library)

Waguih Ghali′s diaries

The writer′s torment

French-Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole (photo: picture-alliance/ZB/Esch-Kenkel)

Interview with the French-Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole

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"Islam is taking root in Europe"

An integration teacher coaching students during a German language course at an Adult Education Centre in Wedding, Berlin (photo: Alina Novopashina/dpa)

Germany′s integration debate revisited

Piling on the pressure

Protesters on Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring and Western Winter

Look before you leap!

Constantin Schreiber (right) during his research into German mosques (photo: ARD)

Constantin Schreiber′s controversial mosque report

Outside Islam

"Germany is my homeland": that's the message on this banner being waved at a demonstration in Dresden, February 2017 (photo: Reuters/Matthias Schumann)

Europe, Germany and ″Abendland″ angst

In the name of Christendom

Beneath the scarves: Muslim women who cover their heads are not marionettes of their beliefs, says video artist Nilbar Gures. Four still images shown here are taken from her 2006 performance, "Soyunma/Undressing", in which she unravels one veil after the other while mumbling the names of the women in her family

Berlin′s Jewish Museum: ″Cherchez la femme″

Why do women hide their hair?

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