Country: Pakistan

Barelvis demonstrating in Lahore, Pakistan, 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Sajjad)

Religious persecution in Pakistan

Violence increasing against the beleaguered Ahmadiyya community

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Jammu, India, 25 April 2021 (photo: Channi Anand/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 and the double mutation

At the heart of India's coronavirus firestorm

Islamist activists carry placards against Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was released in 2018 after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy; Karachi, 21 November 2018 (photo: Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution for a Facebook post?

Why blasphemy is a capital offence in some Muslim countries

German national team wears t-shirts with "human rights" emblazoned across them prior to their World Cup qualifier against Iceland (photo: Tobias Schwartz/Getty Images/AFP)

2022 FIFA World Cup and human rights

Pointing the finger at Qatar's rulers is not enough

Protests in Kabul against attacks on the Hazara minority in Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Sectarian strife in Pakistan

Syria's proxy war widens gulf between Sunnis and Shias

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

Hoping to get across the border to Croatia and then to Germany: Raheel Zafar (left) from Pakistan and fellow migrants (photo: Marina Strauss/DW)

EU migration policy

Refugees face hopeless situation in Bosnia & Herzegovina

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

An artisan couple at work in their family kangdi-making business (photo: Sugato Mukherjee)

Kashmir’s kangdi – a comforting tradition

Protest in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Majeed)

Radicalisation among Barelvis in Pakistan

The spread of violent fanaticism

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'

Syymbolic image of the threat to peace in Afghanistan; suicide attack in Kabul, August 2019 (photo: AFP/W. Kohsar)

No end to conflict on the Hindu Kush?

Islamic State threatens long-term peace in Afghanistan

A weaver at work (photo: Sugato Mukherjee)

The weavers of Kashmir

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