Category: Press Release

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…



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…



300 students graduate from Township Madaaris

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More than 300 students from the various township Madaaris graduated on Saturday afternoon. They have all completed courses in Quran, Hadeeth, Seerah, Fiqh and Adaab. Students came from several Madaaris from the areas of Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Phillipi, Du-noon and Langa.



MJC (SA) launches its new look website

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) is excited to announce the launch of its newly revamped website at www.mjc.org.za The brand-new site features a streamlined and simplified design and offers quick and easy access to essential information on the operations of the MJC. The website also incorporates dedicated educational resources on the basic teachings of Islam,…



Uigher Muslim Genocide must end immediately

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA), as a member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, wholeheartedly supports the call of the organisation in condemning the persecution of Muslims in China issued on Tuesday, 26 November 2018. The MJC has and will continue to condemn the inhumane policy of eradicating the identity of Uighers in the…



MJC calls on every South African to combat Gender-Based Violence in Society

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) held a successful awareness programme on Gender-Based Violence at their offices on Tuesday. Violence against women and children is an international phenomenon but in the Western Cape, it has reached pandemic proportions. Gender-Based Violence is a silent, insidious serpent that slices through all barriers of society. It is indiscriminate, it…