Month: September 2019

THE MUSLIM JUDICIAL COUNCIL (SA) CALLS FOR PEACE AND SECURITY LOCALLY AND ABROAD

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With the myriad of challenges faced both globally and locally, the Muslim Judicial Council (SA) calls for both peace and security throughout the world. Successive generations globally, in some of the most war-torn areas, have suffered under the scourge of war and violence. In many regions like Palestine and Kashmir, occupation has become the only…



Increase in Murder cases, deeply concerning: MJC (SA)

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) has noted with deep concern the overall 3.4% increase in murder cases in South Africa. Of further concern is that six out of the top ten areas with the most reported murders are in Cape Town. This highlights the rapid and continuous degradation of moral values in our society for…



THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS: XENOPHOBIA UNACCEPTABLE

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Islām has a strong and diverse heritage of migrant protection emanating from the teachings of the Qurān, as well as from historical examples taken from the lives of our great Prophets – from Ibrāhīm (AS), to Mūsā (AS), to Prophet Muhammad (SAW). This includes the duty and responsibility upon us, to provide asylum to those…



Violence against women and children unacceptable

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) is deeply horrified by the horrendous and continuous attack on women and children. This grotesque scourge of violence has reached a National Crisis. Every single day we are bombarded with media reports of women and children being subjected to the most outrageous forms of abuse, showing the continued erosion of…