Topic: Islam in Southeast Asia

Calcutta, West Bengal, India: Youth protesters march while holding a banner reading "No Vote TO BJP" during the anti-BJP rally on 10 March 2021 (photo: Dipayan Bose/Zumapress/picture alliance)

India and the farmers' protests

Solidarity mounts against Narendra Modi's BJP

Protesters display placards and flash a three-fingered sign of resistance on a main road during a demonstration in Mandalay, Myanmar on 8.03. 2021 (photo: AP Photo)

The generals, the Buddhists and the Rohingya

Myanmar's Gen Z – "You messed with the wrong generation"

Qawwali performance at a Sufi festival in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Sufi musik: Qawwali ensemble "Fanna-fi-Allah"

Searching for God's love

Indian author Arundhati Roy (source: YouTube; nationalheraldindia.com)

Arundhati Roy's "Azadi"

Narendra Modi is pushing Indian society to the brink

Pakistani bride accompanied by her friends, 12 February 2019, Pakistan (photo: Gul1122; source: commons.wikimedia.org: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0))

Teenage pregnancies in Pakistan

What sex education is really about

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an online conference on 10 September 2020 (photo: Manish Kumar)

India, a crumbling democracy

Narendra Modi's vendetta against free-thinking academics

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: AFP/Saudi Royal Palace/B. Al-Jaloud)

Pakistan and the Gulf

Arab allies jump ship over Pakistan's 'new Kashmir policy'

A Pakistani soldier collects information from an Ahmadi Muslim resident (photo: Getty Images/A. Ali)

Endemic anti-Ahmadiyya discrimination

Pakistan's "Commission for Minorities" without the Ahmadis

Supporters of the radical Islamic party Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah pray in Islamabad, Pakistan (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

COVID-19 in Southeast Asia

Coronavirus and Pakistan's wayward clerics

Migrant workers during the Coronavirus crisis (photo: Getty Images/Y. Nazir)

Coronavirus in India

Muslims as scapegoats

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

Islamists protest the release of Asia Bibi in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Hassan)

Human rights in the Islamic world

Battle cry "blasphemy"

Indian Muslim writer Sadia Dehlvi (photo: Mayank Austen Soofi)

Interview with Indian Muslim writer Sadia Dehlvi

"The soul of India is inclusive, pluralistic, and democratic"

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/D. Siddiqui)

India and big business

Complicit in Modiʹs Hindu nationalist agenda

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leads a protest rally in Calcutta in December 2019 to oppose the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Bill, now passed into law (photo: DW/S. Bandopadhyay)

Protesting Modi's Citizenship Amendment Act

The rape of India's soul

Protesting Rohingya genocide in front of the ICJ in The Hague (photo: DW)

Muslims in Myanmar

What hope The Hague for the Rohingya?

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