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How Has the Coronavirus Crisis Changed Ramadan?

By Dr. Mu’taz Alkhatib, Assistant Professor of Methodology and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar.

For the world's 1.8 billion Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan has taken on new meaning amidst the coronavirus pandemic: what was once a time to gather by the thousands to pray and break their fast has been replaced with the new reality of social distancing. So, although mosques are closed across Turkey and the world, how are Muslims ensuring the holiday stays as true to form as possible?

Dr. Mu'taz AlKhatib answers these questions in an interview on TRT World:

 

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