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The Benefits of Rabi’-al-Awwal: The Hope, in an era of despair

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Our Creator, Allah (SWT), chose the month of Rabi’-al-Awwal to confer on mankind the blessing of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), and to take His Beloved (SAW) back to Him. “Indeed, to God we belong and to God we shall return.” (2:156) In His Infinite wisdom, our Creator chose to bless Rabi’al-Awwal in this…



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…



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…



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…



MJC MEETS WITH MALAYSIAN MINISTER OF DOMESTIC TRADE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

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The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC SA) Executive Committee met with Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs of Malaysia, Mr Dato’ Saifuddin bin Abdullah and his delegation, at the MJC offices in Athlone on Tuesday 27 August 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to advance mutual interest to stimulate and promote bilateral trade of…



Palestine and Kashmir: Two sides of the same coin

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The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC SA) is deeply concerned by the striking similarities in strategy and tactics employed by the Indian Government in Kashmir, to Apartheid Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. This follows a recent decision by the Indian Government through a presidential decree, to revoke Article 370 of India’s constitution, which guaranteed special rights to…



MJC Condemns India on Kashmir

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For Immediate Release MJC CONDEMNS INDIAN GOVERNMENT ON KASHMIR [7 Aug 2019] The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby condemns in the strongest of terms the unilateral action of the BJP Government of India for revoking Article 370 of its Constitution which effectively annexes Jammu and Kashmir subjecting it to the constitution and laws of India.