Muslim Judicial Council

 
When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
Now that the red carpets have been rolled up and all the empty bottles of expensive mineral water thrown away, it’s worth reflecting on some of...
As Ramadan draws to an end, another mosque attack claims two lives
As Ramadan draws to an end, another mosque attack claims two lives
It’s been five hours since the attack, but his body is still lying in the open field, uncovered. One foot is naked, his toes pointing toward the...
Women of Waqf start a movement
Women of Waqf start a movement
Fathima Mohamed* starts to get ready to go to Taraweeh prayers at Houghton mosque almost every night, as soon as she’s eaten her iftar meal....
Throwing the boeka at crime: How Muslims are reclaiming the streets
Throwing the boeka at crime: How Muslims are reclaiming the streets
Food is laid out on a trail of white paper in the street. As the sun sinks lower, the moment for sounding the call to prayer comes closer to...
Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque
Two people have been killed and several wounded in a stabbing attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape in the early hours of Thursday...
SA Muslim council acts to curb Isis influence
SA Muslim council acts to curb Isis influence
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has expressed shock at the news that a 15-year-old Cape Town girl allegedly tried to join the Islamic State...
MJC: Freedom of speech should not lead to hate speech
MJC: Freedom of speech should not lead to hate speech
Freedom of speech is to be respected, but does have limits when it borders on what could be perceived as hate speech, the Muslim Judicial Council...
Apartheid link is born of ignorance
Apartheid link is born of ignorance
The two of us, an Israeli and a Palestinian, went to South Africa last month to speak about the Middle East. For understandable reasons of history...
M&G meets with Muslim leaders
M&G meets with Muslim leaders
A meeting between Muslim leaders and the Mail & Guardian after the publication of a controversial cartoon has left M&G CEO Hoosain...
SA detainees in Uganda: Kasrils asked to intervene
SA detainees in Uganda: Kasrils asked to intervene
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) and the Media Review Network (MRN) have asked Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils to intervene in the detention...

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