Photo gallery: A quiet Eid al-Fitr celebration

Amid the continued military crackdown in Myanmar, Muslims in Yangon this week observed Eid al-Fitr at the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
2021.05.14
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Muslims pray at a gathering to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Yangon on May 13, 2021. (RFA)
Muslims pray at a gathering to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Yangon on May 13, 2021. (RFA)

The Eid observance this year was low key compared to those in the past. (RFA)
The Eid observance this year was low key compared to those in the past. (RFA)

Myanmar’s senior imam had requested that devotees not follow traditional Eid al-Fitr practices such as wearing new clothes and going out. (RFA)
Myanmar’s senior imam had requested that devotees not follow traditional Eid al-Fitr practices such as wearing new clothes and going out. (RFA)

Muslims in Hlegu, Yangon Region, celebrate Eid al-Fitr with prayers. (RFA)
Muslims in Hlegu, Yangon Region, celebrate Eid al-Fitr with prayers. (RFA)

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