Month: November 2017

MJC supports children with down syndrome

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The President of the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) Shaykh Irafaan Abrahams attended an event hosted by Muslim Hands to honour parents with down syndrome children and to hand over nebulizers toiletries and gifts to them over the weekend.



Cape Flats’ “UNsilence Violence” Protest March

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The national 16-Days of Activism are upon us and in support of this initiative, the Muslim Judicial Council in conjunction with the Muslim Judicial Women’s Forum (MJCWF), adopted a Gender-Based Violence (GBV) awareness campaign. The initiative culminates in a protest march, which will be a silent march, themed ‘UNsilence Violence, on Wednesday, 29th November 2017. Identifying GBV awareness…



Mortuary backlog reduced to 48hr waiting period

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The Department of Health confirmed to the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) that the waiting period for Muslim autopsies has been reduced from six days to two days in a meeting held in Cape Town on Tuesday.



Update on certification for Food Lover’s Market

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The MJC Halaal Trust in terms of its certification policy DOES NOT certify chain stores comprehensively. The MJCHT only certifies dedicated sections located within Chain stores as Halaal. The Halaal certificate, as a rule, will be displayed at the Halaal Certified Sections and we have currently Halaal certified sections in three Food Lovers Stores only.



Muslims given additional space to bury deceased

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Muslims have been given more than 100 burial spaces at the Maitland Cemetery, a meeting between the Muslim Judicial Council’s (MJC) Cemetery Board (MANCOM) and the City of Cape Town concluded on Wednesday.