Month: October 2019

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: MJC (SA)

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In a world with unprecedented levels of economic development, technological advancements and financial resources, it is woefully unacceptable that people are still living in extreme poverty. Very often poverty is categorised as merely an economic issue. Rather it is a multi-dimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the capabilities to live in…



Inter-faith solidarity with Palestine pertinent: MJC (SA)

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) extends its heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the over 4,5 million Southern African provincial synod of the Anglican Church (ACSA), and the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) that have adopted the principled position of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) of Apartheid Israel. The binding resolution by ACSA, “Time to…



Breast Cancer Awareness Month: MJC (SA)

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As we usher in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which traditionally occurs in the month of October, we need to be cognizant of the importance of ensuring any and all awareness campaigns reach the poor and marginalized who do not always have access to the best healthcare. It is critically important that we ensure that in…



International Day of Non-Violence: MJC (SA)

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- Muslim Judicial Council SA 1 - International Day of Non-Violence: MJC (SA)

As we collectively commemorate International Day of Non-Violence, we need to reflect on the challenges we face both locally and abroad and commit to playing a role to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence. This day encourages us all to renew our collective commitments to #ENDviolence both in a domestic the context…