graphic by Kaighla Um Dayo
So far in the Humans of Ramadan series, We have heard from humans about what Ramadan is to them in the original Humans of Ramadan. Then we heard from more humans about what it is like to be an observing Muslim and not be able to fast due to medical conditions inHumans Who Can’t Fast.
This week, we are getting a sense of what it is like to experience Ramadan and fast in different places around the world. I give you Humans of Ramadan: Experience May Vary … depending on location.
I just came back from the European Istanbul (yes, that is what it is called). In Istanbul, near Istikhlal St. and Taksim Sqaure, there is a very strong secularist movement. No one was fasting. Furthermore, the hotel I was staying in considered providing Sahur [the morning meal before fasting] as…
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