A list of COVID-19-related developments in Muslim-majority countries and among Islamic communities from March 2020 through December 2022. Related to this particular roundup is our Mapping COVID-19 Fatwās project, which compiles and discusses various Islamic legal opinions issued all across the globe on the pandemic and how Muslims ought to conduct themselves in the fight against it
“Using networks of religious places, including mosques, as a ‘social capital tool’ can enhance the impact of social assistance programs in the post-pandemic era,” argued one economics professor, Habib Ahmed.
“Using networks of religious places, including mosques, as a ‘social capital tool’ can enhance the impact of social assistance programs in the post-pandemic era, [argued] an economics professor” at Durham University.
The Pew Research Center has compiled a set of statistics and news reports on how COVID-19 affected religious groups around the world in 2020, including Muslim religious across a number of countries, including Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.
Researchers at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, including Kaja Borchgrevink, have documented, with regard to Pakistan, that “[t]he importance of religion to many people in Pakistan gives Islamic scholars and local imams considerable influence over people’s attitudes and behaviors.” “The Islamic Center of Manhattan welcomed the public into its space over the weekend,” a first… CONTINUE READING
“The fifth Iskandar Malaysia Law Conference […] address[ed] the post-pandemic challenges faced by players in the digital economy and healthcare development from a legal perspective,” including issues such as Islamic finance in a post-pandemic world.