‘Very Lonely’: Muslims Face Discrimination as Virus Cases Rise

Hel Sari says his recent feelings of isolation are not the result of quarantine, social distancing or other measures intended to halt the spread of Covid-19.

Instead, 50-year-old Sari says discrimination experienced by Cambodian Muslims and the closure of his local mosque, where he connects with the Muslim community and to his faith through Salah prayer rituals, have made him feel alone.

“I feel very lonely because we usually gather, and people come and talk,” Sari explains as he sits outside the shuttered Prek Pra Mosque in the capital’s Prek Pra commune, two hours before he plans to head home for noon prayer.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/very-lonely-muslims-face-discrimination-as-virus-cases-rise/

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