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Facebook and CNN International Team Up on ‘Stories of Ramadan’ Series

The 10 part series will explore how people around the world are observing Ramadan amid global lockdowns

Facebook and CNN International Team Up on 'Stories of Ramadan' Series

Facebook and CNN International have teamed up on a 10 part series called ‘Stories of Ramadan’ which showcases how people are celebrating the Holy Month amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Together Apart: Stories Of Ramadan will be available on Facebook Watch in EMEA, with each five-minute episode themed around issues including family, community and hope. Stories will be told through interviews, first-hand accounts and user-generated content.

According to Deadline, the series which began on Sunday 26th April will continue for the duration of Ramadan and will.

CNN International will host the videos on its Facebook page, while they will also be discoverable on Facebook Watch using the #RamadanTogether hashtag.

Louise Holmes, director of media partnerships for EMEA at Facebook, said: “With the world going through such a difficult time, and family and friends unable to come together in person, now more than ever it is so important that we create opportunities for connection on our platforms.

“In recognition of these new realities, we have collaborated with partners around the world in order to shine a light on communities who are using their voices virtually this year, to represent the diverse ways of how Ramadan is experienced,” said Holmes.

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