We are active in prevention and thus deepen awareness of various mechanisms and methods of political Islam and its dangers for the rule of law, its institutions, fundamental rights and democracy.
Among other things, the publication deals with the peculiarities of the fatwa system within the Twelver Shia, describes the significance of the controversial legal opinion against the well-known writer Rushdie as well as the ambivalent attitude of the government in Tehran. It also analyses the fierce global reaction to the publication of “The Satanic Verses” in the late 1980s and its consequences.
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The Documentation Centre for Political Islam takes a look back at the annual re-port in a final "Expert Talk" in 2023. DPI Director Lisa Fellhofer, together with the Chairman of the DPI's Scientific Advisory Board, Mouhanad Khorchide, will summarise the various focal points, publications and general issues in the field of activity. Among other things, reference is made to the example of the IVÖ, which shows how political Islam operates at community level.
Expert Talks and other videos can be re-watched in full at any time in the Documentation Center Media Library.