Tag: Covid-19

KSA
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Social distancing has eased in Mecca, as represented in the photographs below, where the distancing stickers have been removed from the precincts. This gives the impression of normalising the pilgrimage situation for umrah and hajj. No doubt the authorities will continue to follow this closely. It's interesting to see how social media is being ...

Pandemic reflections
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Pandemic reflections from Haramain Sharifain, via Twitter, showing the reintroduction of the physical distancing protocols. This is a useful channel to keep updated on activities and responses to COVID-19 in Mecca and Medina.



COVID-19
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A vaccination programme has commenced in Newport, with tweets of activities coming out of the Jamia mosque Newport and Al Noor Project. It is very interesting to see the roles of social media within marking these campaigns at local level, recording the impact and also encouraging people to receive their vaccination. The roles of mosques in these ...

Covid-19
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This video was created as part of the push to encourage people to take the vaccination. Let's hope this important initiative has an impact. It was led by the actor/writer/TV host Adil Ray.



Covid-19
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It's been interesting to see how mosques and religious organisations have been promoting vaccination programmes in communities through the use of social media (their own and external media). Often they are showing imams and others having their jabs, which can help reinforce the message. I have been writing about this for future publication. Here ...

Qari Asim 2.2.21
Vaccination
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Here's some important advice on the vaccination situation in the UK from Qari Asim. It's significant how social media is being utilised to promote these messages - and one hopes they get through to vulnerable audiences.

Covid-19
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In Chapeltown, Leeds, medical advice is being presented across networks and communities to encourage take-up of the jab:

TELEVISION
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The impact of the lockdown on religious practices is a significant area for investigation by religious studies academics too, although it's difficult to be dispassionate and 'neutral' when so much is going on. I've been writing recently a about COVID-19 and Islam for a forthcoming volume, and also lecturing on related subjects for various modules ...

COVID-19
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Promotion of the COVID-19 vaccine in Muslim communities is reinforced with this tweet. showing Mufti Zubair Butt receiving his jab.


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