Country: Malaysia

Interview with Malaysian artist Nadiah Bamadhaj

Freeing the body from conservatism

Conservative Muslims protest in Jakarta (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/EPA)

Islamism in Southeast Asia

Islamic State's latest breeding ground

Mahathir Mohamad smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on 10 May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Hoe)

Malaysiaʹs Mahathir targets corruption

Graft links to the Gulf

How much should the Koran influence our country's laws (source: Pew Research Center)

Pew Research Center: Islam and national laws in the Muslim world

Saudi troops on their way to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Iran

Defeat Islamic State - or become it

Rohingya migrant children receive biscuits from a volunteer at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia's Aceh Province, 20 May 2015 (photo: Reuters/Beawiharta)

Interview with Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch


"These are people floating around, waiting to die"

Rohingya migrant women cry on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea, 14 May 2015 (photo: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)

The Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar

Stateless people in search of a home

Two Muslim women pass the event "About Berlin - religions make history" in Berlin (photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Contrasting images of Islam

The last gasp of archaic masculinity?

Zahra Ali (photo: private)

Book review: Zahra Ali's "Islamic Feminisms"

Female emancipation based on the spirit of Sharia

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei (photo: Reuters)

The introduction of Sharia in Brunei

The sultan's new laws

Putra Mosque in Putrajaya (photo: Wikipedia/Creative Commons License/o b s k u r a)

Gay Rights in Malaysia

Creating Change in the Mosque

Anwar Ibrahim speaking at a rally in Kuala Lumpur right after his acquittal (photo: Reuters)

Acquittal of Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim

A Small Victory for Democracy in Malaysia

Rafidah Abdul Razak and Surayah Ramlee (photo: AP)

Women as Sharia Judges in Malaysia

A Step forward in Equal Rights

Nik Aziz, chief minister of Kelantan, right during a press conference (photo: AP)

Islam and Politics in Malaysia

Islamist Genie Is out of the Bottle

photo: AP

Islam in Malaysia and Indonesia

The Rise in Extremism

A Muslim outside a mosque in downtown Kuala Lumpur (photo: AP)

Political Islam in South Asia

Islamising Malaysia