Topic: Islam in Southeast Asia

 Supporters of Pakistan’s right wing Jamaat-e-Islami party protesting against the transgender rights bill in Lahore in October (photo: Arif ALI/AFP/File)

Transgender rights

Pakistani movie "Joyland" banned at home

Pnoto montage of Pakistani PM Shehbaz Sharif and U.S. President Joe Biden (photo: Kremlin Pool/AP Photo)

Geopolitics and jihadism

Biden’s dangerous embrace of Pakistan

The illuminated tomb of Shah Jamal in Lahore (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Islam in Pakistan

The land of the Sufis

Ruling BJP party rally in Kolkata, India (photo: picture-alliance)

Rahman Abbas' "Zindeeq"

Who's learning lessons from the Holocaust?

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) inspects a guard of honour before addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebrations to mark countrys Independence Day in New Delhi on 15 August 2022 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Indian democracy at 75

Narendra Modi’s damaging dominance

June 2022: Men demonstrate against a hike in fuel prices in Peshawar, Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Pakistan turns 75

Islamabad has serious issues

Jahangir Alam and his wife Farida outside their slum dwelling in Dhaka, Bangladesh (photo: Dominik Muller)

Climate change in Bangladesh

The end of the line for climate migrants in Dhaka

Kashmiri Hindus, called Pandits, protest with placards demanding justice after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during a rebellion by the Muslim majority in Kashmir during the 1990s, New Delhi, India on 1 April 2022 (photo: Mayank Makhija/Nur Photo)

"The Kashmir Files"

Serving up Indian propaganda

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, 30 June 2022 (photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP)

Indonesia's ties with Russia and the West

Jokowi's tightrope walk

A roadside vendor in Karachi, Pakistan, pours Rooh Afza into glasses (photo: Rizwan TABASSUM/AFP)

Rooh Afza, the 'drink of love'

Pink refresher unites wilting Indians and Pakistanis

The ruling BJP's spokesperson Nupur Sharma was suspended for incendiary comments against Islam (photo: Hindustan Times/Imago)

Narendra Modi's ruling BJP

Middle East furore at Indian official's Prophet remarks

Scene from the #HelpSaira storyline (screenshot: https://sairaneedshelp.web.app)

Menstruation in Pakistan

What every girl should know

Pakistan rapper Eva B (photo: Asif Hassan/AFP)

Behind the veil

The double life of Pakistan rapper Eva B

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, 2019 (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Islam in Southeast Asia

Autocratic versus democratic Islam

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