During the corona crisis, the Muslim community is occasionally pointed to the increasing number of infections. El Hannouti regrets that. “It is not the fault of one particular community. We must fight this virus together. But some people are always looking for a scapegoat. We must not give in to that,” he concludes. The governor of Antwerp, Cathy Berx (CD&V), said earlier this week that Muslims celebrated Ramadan and Sugar during the first corona wave according to the rules.
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