Salman Rushdie has accused the US writers who boycotted a prize for "Charlie Hebdo" of displaying a lack of character. But the best-selling author is missing a crucial point: freedom of expression is not absolute. A commentary by Johan SchloemannMore
Yusuf Islam is the most famous convert to Islam in the world and one of the most successful pop stars of the 70s. Now, the man known to millions as Cat Stevens is back on tour in Germany. By Hans Joachim HennigMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.