Month: July 2016

MJC APPLAUDS TURKISH NATION

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23 JULY 2016 The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby congratulates the citizens of Turkey who bravely and uncompromisingly defended their Constitution and their democratically elected President, RajipTayyib Erdogan.  The democratic rights of the Turkish nation and the unity of its citizens can only be upheld through a democratic process and not via a military coup.…



MJC Presidential Address to President Zuma

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  PRESIDENT OF THE MUSLIM JUDICIAL COUNCIL – SHAYKH IRFAAN ABRAHAMS ADDRESS AT GATHERING WITH PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA Darul Islam High Campus, Cape Town, 21 July 2016   His Excellency President Jacob Zuma, Minister of Water Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane, Deputy Minister of Public Services Ayanda Dlodlo, the former Presidents of the MJC, Maulana Ihsaan Hendriks…



MJC CALLS FOR INDEPENDENCE OF KASHMIR

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10 July 2016 PRESS RELEASE 10 July 2016 PRESS RELEASE The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby calls for the independence of Kashmir as the only lasting solution to the violence and oppression experienced since 1947.



MJC CONDEMNS BOMBING OF CIVILIANS IN SYRIA

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11 July 2016 PRESS RELEASE The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) condemns the Syrian Regime, led by Bashar al Assad for targeting civilians at a Darkush Market on 8 July 2016 near the South African Gift of the Givers’ Al Rahma Hospital which is situated close to the Turkish Border. In this unconscionable attack more than…



Like the Full Moon: Ml Riad Saloojee

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“Like the full moon.” So said countless companions describing the Beloved ﷺ. For under the harsh and relentless gaze of the desert Arabian sun, the moon is a welcome and glorious relief. It gifts a majestic, luminous light that guides us through the darknesses of our nights while captivating us with the face of its…



Shawwaal Moonsighting

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A practice spanning over 6 decades. The Crescent Observers Society gathers at the chambers of the MJC in preparation for the sighting of the Shawwaal crescent. The new moon will be born on Monday 4 July whilst the Crescent Observers Society will go out to sight the moon from their various vantage points on Tuesday 5…