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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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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…



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…



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.



MJC (SA) STATEMENT ON CYCLONE IDAI

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) hereby expresses its sincere condolence to the families affected by the Cyclone Idai which has destroyed the infrastructure and lives of many in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. South Africa is home to 1000’s of brothers and sisters from our neighbouring countries and many of the families of nationals from those…



SAVE OUR HERITAGE IN THE BO-KAAP

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The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) note with deep concern the ongoing challenges Bo-Kaap and the Bo-Kaap community are faced with. Therefore, the MJC (SA) calls upon the legal fraternity (lawyers, senior and junior advocates and conveyors) within our community to give their much-needed support and expertise regarding the preservation of the heritage of the Bo-Kaap.…



MJC 74th Anniversary, a dedication to Imam Haron

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Masjidur Rawbie, Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town The Muslim Judicial Council (SA) on Sunday, 10th February 2019, celebrated its 74th anniversary since its establishment in 1945. The anniversary proceedings commenced with the recitation of the last of 74 Khatams of the holy Quran, dedicated to all deceased who dedicated their lives to serving their communities through teaching…