Mosque in Germany has been calling to prayer every evening to raise the morale of Muslims amid the coronavirus lockdown since last Friday, German media shops report.
Adhan is being called from mosques belonging to the Turkish-Muslim umbrella group DITIB Merkez Mosque in the western city of Duisburg, and the Islamic community national View (IGMG) on Friday as saying by Anadolu organization.
“The Muslim call to prayer may be heard from over 50 local mosques. The Adhan being broadcast by the loudspeaker is usually not allowed in Germany, except for unique occasions,” said Fahrettin Alptekin, a DITIB representative in Essen, Germany.
“Our neighboring churches also asked if we would love to participate in this sign of solidarity every evening,” said Hülya Ceylan, chairwomen of DITIB ’s regional association and volunteer in the Duisburg mosque,
“We said, we may want to support the Muslim community in a religious way through the call to prayer.”
in the Netherlands, the Adhan being broadcasted through speakers is growing more widespread to promote solidarity against the virus.
After Italy and Spain, Germany is the country in Europe worst hit by the pandemic, al-Bawaba news website reported.
Germany’s death toll rose to 1,230 on Friday, while the Netherlands’ death toll surpassed 1,487.