Virus Fallout Dampens Spirits as Muslims Mark Major Holiday

VOA News | May 23, 2020 at 7:08 AM
  • Muslims worldwide will celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus.
  • Since the start of the Ramadan, the government has imposed an outright ban on “mudik,” a holiday tradition in which millions of Indonesians living in big cities flock to their hometowns to celebrate with relatives.
  • Malaysia will allow people to visit relatives who live nearby, but such gatherings are limited to 20 people.