The history of the Rohingya people: The Rohingya are an ethnic minority Muslim group living in Myanmar for the past 800 years. In 1982 the military junta revoked their citizenship and rendered them stateless. Myanmar is a country that is 90% Buddhist. According to the UN the Rohingya in Myanmar are the world’s most persecuted […]
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) calls on Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi to stop all human rights abuses directed at the Rohingya Muslims. The United Nations consider the Rohingya Muslims as the world’s most persecuted minority who for centuries lived in Arakan, now known as Rakhine.
As Eid-ul Adha celebrations came to an end, the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) in partnership with Hayrat Humanitarian Aid Association successfully concluded their Udhiyah/Qurbani Programme for 1438/2017 in the Western Cape, on Monday.
Our beloved brothers and sisters in Islām As you know, we have entered the peak of the ten significant days of Dhū Al-Ḥijjah — the most significant days in the lives of Muslims.
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) presented their recommendations to the National Muslim Prison Board of South Africa (NMPB)’s annual general meeting over the weekend that saw all role-players including the Department of Correctional Services plan the way ahead.
Did you know that 50 percent of the cases dealt with by the MJC’s Social Development Department involves some or other kind of Gender-Based Violence?Gender-based violence involves men and women, in which the female is usually the target, and is derived from unequal power
Al Quds Foundation SA director, Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, was presented with an award last night for his tireless contribution toward the struggle for the liberation of Masjidul Aqsa and the land of Palestine. The Award was presented by the committee of Masjidul Quds (Gatesville).
The month of August, women’s month is earmarked to cast the spotlight on the dynamism of women. Challenges women face are listed, strategy plans are offered to assist in alleviating the strain, and yet beyond this, the greatest purpose of the women’s month, is to honour our women. Allah has vested greatness in the status […]
The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) is proud to announce the appointment of Moulana Shameeg Sieed as the new Administrator to the MJC (SA) Fatwa Department. Moulana hails from Bo Kaap/Woodstock and attended St Pauls Primary School and Harold Cressy High School. He then attended Darul Uloom Strand where he completed the memorisation of the Quran […]
A post making the rounds via social media about a shoe that displayed a price tag with the name Muhammad on its sole and outside of the shoe’s box reached the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) over the weekend.