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German top court rules against blanket ban on religious services

Decision follows appeal by Muslim association

Germany’s top court has overturned a blanket ban on religious services, which authorities introduced as part of restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Zia Weise
  • Politico

The constitutional court ruled on Wednesday evening that exceptions should be granted in certain cases and if sufficient precautions are taken to lower the risk of infection, as…

The ruling comes in response to an appeal from a Muslim association in the federal state of Lower Saxony, which planned to hold Friday prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which started last week, under…

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