Social distancing imposed by most countries means burials are only attended by one or two family members. As patients with Covid-19 are treated in total isolation at hospitals, many of them die without a chance to say goodbye to family and friends.
Israel has been holding the bodies of more than 250 Palestinians, some of them for more than a decade.
Nearly 6,000 Syrian refugees die in Lebanon each year, but increasing restrictions on burials are forcing many to resort to disturbing means to bury their loved ones.
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