Topic: Islam and Democracy

Still from the film "Freedom Bus" (photo: dropoutcinema)

Documentary film: "Freedom Bus"

On the rocky road to democracy

Ihsan Eliacik (photo: DW/Senada Sokollu)

Interview with Turkish theologian Ihsan Eliacik

The Koran and social justice

An anti-government protester gestures towards riot police during clashes in the village of Sanabis west of Manama, November 6, 2012. Hundreds of protesters march on the street of the village defying the ban on protests set by Bahrain's Ministy of Interior (photo: Reuters)

The Bahraini Activist Ala'a Shehabi

"We Are Being Spied On"

Lale Akgün (photo: DW)

Interview with Lale Akgün

"Erdogan's Days Are Numbered'

Clipping from Karim El-Gawhary's book (photo: publisher)

"Women's Power in Arabic"

Long-overdue Confrontations

Pakistan's deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry, center, is greeted by lawyers after the government announced to reinstate him at his residence in Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday, March 16, 2009 (photo: AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Pakistan's Supreme Court

Ambiguous Ambitions

Germany's New Minister for Migration Aydan Özoguz (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germany's New Minister for Migration

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Aydan Özoguz, a Turkish-German at the Top

Iranians celebrate in Tehran after agreement was reached on the country's nuclear power programme (photo: MEHR)

Iran's Intellectuals and President Rouhani

When Freedom Becomes A Possibility

Muslim men praying in Berlin's Sehitlik Mosque (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Debate on European Islam

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A Mined Terrain

Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi (portrait) shout slogans during a rally in support of the former Islamist leader outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque on July 9, 2013 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Essay by Dani Rodrik

The Problem is Authoritarianism, Not Islam

With a dramatic sunset backdrop illumating the scene from behind, a protestor stands on a ledge above his friends and waves the red, white and black Egyptian flag through the sunlight (photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

The Arab Spring in Historical Perspective

Revolutions Take Time

Participants of the World Muslimah 2013 beauty pageant pose for photographs during a training session in Subang, West Java, Indonesia, 12 September 2013 (photo: dpa)

Muslims in Liberal Democracies

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Why the West Fears Islam

Sofiane Chourabi (photo: Ute Schaeffer/DW)

Open Letter to Europe

"Tunisia Needs Help!"

A Muslim family in Switzerland, the woman wearing a niqab, a full face veil (photo: imago/Geisser)

Essay by Sara Silvestri

Britain Does Not Need a French-style Burqa Ban

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The Gülen Movement

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Erdoğan Is Not Turkey's Only Problem

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