Children in their Eid festival attire. Photo: Umar Lateef Misgar

The feast begins: how Muslims in conflict-torn Kashmir celebrate Eid, in pictures

  • The region has been gripped by conflict between Pakistan and India for decades, with a spike in violence in recent years.
  • But during one of the biggest festivals on the Islamic calender, people here celebrate ‘without reservations’
Topic |   Ramadan

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Children in their Eid festival attire. Photo: Umar Lateef Misgar
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Opposition party members protest against Sri Lanka’s Muslim ministers before the mass resignation. Photo: EPA

Anxiety, fear, guilt: a bleak Eid as every Muslim minister in Sri Lanka resigns

  • Muslim ministers have resigned so government can probe whether any of them were involved in Easter Sunday bombs that killed more than 200
  • Buddhist monks had rallied the faithful against one minister whom they claimed had links to Muslim extremists
Topic |   Sri Lanka

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Opposition party members protest against Sri Lanka’s Muslim ministers before the mass resignation. Photo: EPA
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