Society

On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking in 2013, officials in Iran destroyed some 100 tonnes of illegal drugs in Tehran and 16 other Iranian cities (photo: IRNA)

Iranian society

The Islamic Republic has a drug problem

Professor Gabriele Gien, President of the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt looks on as Professor Georges Tamer, chairholder of the Institute for Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies at the University in Erlangen (centre) and Professor Christoph Boettigheimer, Ordinarius for the Chair of Fundamental Theology of the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt sign a co-operation aggreement launching the KCID project (source: www.kcid.fau.eu)

Introducing the Key Concepts project

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From religious tolerance to acceptance

Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with the French-Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole

Europe's homegrown Turkish ethno-nationalists

Interior Minister German Horst Seehofer arrives for the German Islam Conference in Berlin on 28 November 2018 (photo: Reuters/H. Hanschke)

Integration German-style?

Blood sausage at Islam conference stirs controversy

Token gesture: an Afghan security force member destroys an illegal poppy crop in the Noor Gal district of eastern Kunar province on 29 April 2014 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/N. Shirzada)

Afghanistan's opium trade

A nice little earner – for everyone

Indonesiaʹs President Joko Widodo (photo: Reuters)

Drug-related crime in Indonesia

Don Widodo's tilt with windmills

Theologian Dina El Omari (photo: private)

Interview with Dina El Omari on feminism and Islam

"Muslim women need space for critical self-reflection"

Representatives of the worldʹs religions present the declaration of a global ethic together during the seventh Parliament of the Worldʹs Religions (photo: Stefan Weidner)

Parliament of the Worldʹs Religions

Good people of the world, unite!

Georges Gerges, 90, nicknamed "Captain' feeds his cats at the corner of a street in the industrial zone of Dora on the northern outskirts of Beirut on 8 November 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Eid)

Social inequality in the Arab world

There is no state in Lebanon

Symbolic image for headscarf debate: Primary schoolgirl with headscarves in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The headscarf debate

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Don't ban – educate and emancipate!

Portrait of a blue-eyed woman wearing a niqab (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/P. Ending)

Salafism in Germany

Iʹll wear a niqab if I want

Psychologist Burkhard Hofmann, author of "Und Gott schuf die Angst: Ein Psychogramm der arabischen Seele", And God created fear: A psychogram of the Arab soul (source: YouTube)

Burkhard Hofmann's "And God created fear"

A psychogram of the Arab soul

Moroccan classroom in Rabat (photo: Reuters/Y. Boudial)

Moroccan school curricula

French, Arabic, Moroccan, Amazigh?

Harmonica app (source: Harmonica Facebook page)

Matchmaking for millennials

Finding a spouse the halal way

Pakistani Hijras attend a transsexual demonstration in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15 August 2015 (photo: Imago/Dean Pictures)

Transgender rights

Pakistan's Hijra hold their heads high

Bonn street worker Saloua Mohammed (photo: DW/Matthias von Hein)

Salafism in Germany

Battling radicalisation on the streets

Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider (photo: private)

Interview with Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider

"Women need to fight with all their might"

Her parents' home town in Syria; German-Syrian Huda Al-Jundi with her book at the Frankfurt Book Fair; Worms on the Rhine (photo: private)

The integration game

A German-Syrianʹs trip to the hairdresser

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