It wasn't seen as 'inhumane' to cancel households mixing for Eid hours before the celebrations began, writes Mariam Khan.
Throughout this pandemic, Muslims have been repeatedly ignored and scapegoated, writes Mariam Khan.
Preparations are underway around the world to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, the Muslim festival which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. But lockdown measures caused by the coronavirus mean festivities for many Muslims will be different this year. From Algeria to Bangladesh, this is what Eid looks like in lockdown across the globe.
Eid, the first day of the month of Shawwal, is usually marked by morning prayers followed by celebrations with family.
Video and pictures on social media showed cheerful soldiers and Taliban hugging one another and exchanging Eid greetings in Logar province, south of Kabul, and Zabul in the south and central Maidan Wardak.
The 'Feast of Sacrifice'
Muslims worldwide are celebrating the first day of Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice.” The event is an important Islamic
Eid marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Celebrated by Muslims in the UK and around the world, it is a time when
'We must tackle the scourge of the far right'
A Muslim prayer event has been cancelled in Southampton after far right activists scheduled demonstrations in the city centre