Society

Aya Hijazi, founder of a non-governmental organisation that looks after street children, sits in a holding cell of a Cairo courthouse on charges of human trafficking, sexual exploitation of minors and using children in protests, 23.03.2017 (photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Societal repression in Egypt

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The tentacles of autocracy

Symbolic image regarding the recognition of foreign university qualifications in Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Diversity in the workforce

Getting integration right

Turkish exiles′ news platform ″Ahval″ (source: Ahval)

Turkish exiles′ news portal "Ahval"

Hardly politically neutral

Armin Langer (photo: K. Harbi)

Anti-Semitism debate in Germany

Time for objectivity

The Kremlin, Moscow (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Maximov)

Moscow's cultural policy in the Middle East

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Arab ambassadors for Russian interests

The "Strengthening Structures" workshop at the Goethe-Institut Cairo (photo: Roger Anis/Goethe-Institut Cairo)

Goethe-Institut education initiatives in the MENA region

Getting behind civil society

Square coins dating from the Almohad era (source: Raseef 22)

The Islamic reformer Ibn Tumart

The man who changed the course of Islamic history

Mahvash Sabet (photo: private)

Interview with Mahvash Sabet

Lyrical flights

People attend an open day at a mosque in Hürth, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Pew Research Center study

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Islam does not stand in antithesis to the West

Seamstress Reyhane and fashion designer Claudia Frick (photo: Nicole von Alvensleben)

Refugee integration in Germany

A future made to measure

Monument of the Muslim philosopher Averroes (photo: Manolo Blanco; source: Flickr)

Averroes' Enlightenment legacy

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An intellectual earthquake

Theologian Karl-Josef Kuschel (source: YouTube)

Non-fiction: Karl-Josef Kuschel′s ″Christmas and the Qu′ran″

When love comes down

Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid

"Time to end Arab racism"

Supporters of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) demonstrate against Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama, accused of blasphemy, November 2016 (photo: Reuters)

Islam in Indonesia

The agents of change

Students protest in front of Azhar University in Cairo on 27.12.2012 (photo: Reuters)

Debating secularism and religion in the Islamic world

No threat to faith

Bosnian Muslims who fought voluntarily on the side of the German army during the Second World War (photo: Getty Images7Keystones)

Interview with historian David Motadel

Hitler′s Muslim stop-gaps

Symbolic image of church and mosque (photo: AP)

″Remembered Future″ interfaith project

Using religion to stop religious wars

African refugees arrested on the border with Melilla (photo: Reuters)

African asylum seekers in Melilla

A loser's game

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