A different Ramadan in Morocco

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 4:25pm

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Usually, the center of life during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan is the mosque. People gather there to pray at night, after a day of fasting. Then, families have big social meals, they meet friends out at late-night cafes, and often stay up close until dawn. But because of Covid-19, most of those social activities are not happening this Ramadan. From Casablanca, Morocco, reporter Lauren Schenkman reports on how Ramadan this year is very different.