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Coronavirus: Indonesian Muslims struggle as mosques reduce Ramadan food handouts for needy

Fatima Gud, a 54-year-old Indonesian widow, visits the Al-Mashun Mosque in the city of Medan, North Sumatra, almost every day during Ramadan – the Islamic holy month during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.Fatima, a 54-year-old widow, enjoys the mosque’s calm atmosphere and the chance to spend time in its picturesque grounds. Usually, she stays there until sunset then breaks her fast with 1,000 other worshippers at a communal table in the mosque’s main pavilion.The Al-Mashun has been…

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