[PHOTO STORY] Eid al-Fitr in Taipei

[PHOTO STORY] Eid al-Fitr in Taipei
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Worshipers spilled out onto the streets in Taiwan’s capital this morning as thousands of people from Taipei’s Islamic community gathered at the Taipei Grand Mosque to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. The festival marks the ‘breaking of the fast’ at the end of the month-long Ramadan, which is observed by an estimated 1.5 billion people around the world. Taiwan, with a population of 23.5 million, has about 60,000 Muslims.

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Photos by: Edward White
First Editor: Olivia Yang
Second Editor: J. Michael Cole


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