The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade is an award for writing that promotes international understanding. This year it’s been presented to a German Muslim of Iranian heritage, Navid Kermani, for his commitment to interreligious dialogue.
The hostel residents had warned repeatedly about Ahmad A., but nothing was done. Now they feel misunderstood and distrust the authorities. It's an alarming development.
The start of Hassan Rouhani's second term as president signals the extension of Iran's moderate direction. But how much power does he have? DW talks to Iran expert Adnan Tabatabai.
The Islam expert writes controversial books, provokes political debate and takes a firm stand on religious issues. As one of "society's most important voices," the German Book Trade awards him its 2015 Peace Prize.
For decades, Rushdie dealt with death threats for his book "The Satanic Verses," yet it hasn't stopped him from speaking his mind. On June 19, the brave author turns 70.
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