Ramadan in Germany

Duran Pintol who is the Imam of the Islamic Bosnian cultural community in the West German city Oberhausen, speaks about the challenges Muslims face when fasting in Ramadan. However people who have to work are free to postpone the fasting. The prayer in the night is given special attention, as Muslims rest and prepare for the day. Children are not obliged but in case of fasting, they are given lots of vitamins to sustain the school days. Since April 2011, Pintol has been chosen as an imam in the “Bosnian Islamic Culture Community of Oberhausen”, which is an officially registered association for culture and religion.