Muslims around the world have been celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a major festival that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. But as the coronavirus pandemic rages on, festivities look vastly different from the colorful scenes of previous years.
Muslims around the world have began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday, spoilt by stay-at-home orders and fears of fresh coronavirus outbreaks. DW looks at how countries have altered their plans.
As the faithful prepare for the end of Islam's holiest month, governments have enacted tougher lockdown measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. But religious authorities have sought to provide spiritual relief.
In Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, people ignored physical distancing rules to celebrate Eid, the most important Muslim holiday. With COVID-19 infections on the rise in South Asia, this could lead to a catastrophe.
Several thousand followers of Spain's far-right VOX party have staged a vehicle rally through Madrid against the lockdown. In Germany, the number of protesters saw a sharp drop. Follow DW for the latest.
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