MJC calls for unity in Eid message

All Praise is due to Allāh, Lord of the Worlds; Peace and Blessings be upon our Beloved Prophet Muḥammad his family and companions. The Muslim Judicial Council (SA), Presidency, Executive Council (Exco) and Senior Council (Imārah) and all our structures would like to extend our heartfelt message and congratulations on this auspicious occasion of Eid […]

MJC condemns Malmesbury Masjied attack

Two worshippers were killed and two others injured in a brutal attack that took place at the Malmesbury Mosque, outside Cape Town, in the early hours of this morning. The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) condemns this vicious attack in the strongest terms. Islam is not a religion of violence and holds all life sacred. The […]

Sacred land of the Tana Baru cannot be sold

The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) strongly opposes the selling and re-development of part of the Tana Baru cemetery in Bo-Kaap. The Tana Baru cemetery has a long, rich history dating back to the 18th century and consists of the graves of formidable pioneers of early Muslims of South Africa like Tuan Guru, Abubakr Effendi and […]

Ramadan Kareem from the President of the MJC

Assalaamu Alaykoem wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatu — May the peace and blessings of Almighty Allah be Upon you. Allah Almighty says, “O You who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, so that you may be Allah-Conscious (come closer to Allah). [Fasting] is for a fixed number of […]