Ramadan: Why some UK Muslims stopped following Saudi Arabia’s moon sighting

When Karen Hall became Muslim in 2001, the last thing on her mind was the moon. Having converted to Islam in Nigeria, Hall was eager to begin her journey as a Muslim.

She would learn how to pray and fulfil Islam’s basic tenets by attending classes and speaking to friends who were back in her home town of Leeds. It was not until a few years had passed that the 52-year-old administrator began to notice her friends in the UK celebrating the end of Ramadan on different days…more:middleeasteye