Headstone desecration is Islamophobic says Muslim Judicial Council

2019-11-02 12:00

The organisation is now seeking assistance from the University of Cape Town’s Religious Department in understanding the motive behind the desecration of 70 headstones at Mowbray Cemetery.

MJC 'pleased' after 3 arrested for Verulam mosque attack

2018-10-06 13:11

The Muslim Judicial Council SA says it is pleased to hear that the Hawks had arrested three suspects linked to the attack on a mosque in Verulam (Durban) that took place in May.

Intense divisions among Muslim clerics in SA highlighted in wake of Malmesbury mosque attack

2018-06-14 15:40

The deadly attack on a mosque in Malmesbury has highlighted intense divisions among Muslim clerics around the country, apparently stemming from an accord signed in Cape Town earlier this month, which was meant to foster peace.

BREAKING: 2 killed, attacker shot dead in stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque

2018-06-14 07:05

Two worshippers have been stabbed to death and their attacker shot dead by police following an early morning attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the Western Cape.

Outrage after pig's nose, blood spattered on Simon's Town mosque

2017-01-07 16:22

The Muslim Judicial Council has condemned a case of Islamaphobia in Simon’s Town after a pig's nose and blood was left on the door of a mosque.

MJC condemns Trump's call for ban on Muslims

2015-12-09 21:31

The president of the Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa, Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks, has challenged US presidential candidate Donald Trump to come and see how South Africans tolerate and accept all religions.

Muslim council acts to curb ISIS influence in SA

2015-04-08 17:31

The Muslim Judicial Council has expressed its shock at the news that a 15-year-old Cape Town girl allegedly tried to join ISIS, and announced a process of “immunisation” against the group’s possible influence in the country.

Cape Town teen told friends she was joining ISIS - report

2015-04-07 16:54

A 15-year-old Cape Town girl, believed to be travelling to join Islamic State, confided in her friends that she planned to join the militant group, according to reports.

MJC urges UN to help stop Islamic State

2014-09-04 10:30

The Muslim Judicial Council has urged the United Nations to intervene and stop the atrocities committed by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.


SANDF headscarf case: Muslim major may get interim relief as policy talks continue

2019-07-18 14:22

A determination is under consideration to allow female Muslim members of the SA National Defence Force to wear headscarves under their berets while the dress code policy is revisited.

ANC, Zille mourn the passing of former Muslim Judicial Council president, Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks

2018-08-11 09:55

The African National Congress and Helen Zille have offered their condolences following the death of former MJC president, Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks.

'We tried to help our dad' - brothers explain how they tried to save father from Malmesbury mosque attacker

2018-06-14 11:20

The sons of Ismail Bassa, 74, who was killed in a mosque attack in Malmesbury, have told News24 of how they tried to fight off his attacker.

MJC visits Shia mosque, calls for calm after KZN attack

2018-05-15 13:50

A high-level Muslim Judicial Council delegation has visited the Imam Hussain Mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, where one person was killed and two injured during an attack.

Muslim Judicial Council in SA condemns Saudi Arabia suicide attacks

2016-07-05 22:27

The Muslim Judicial Council of South Africa has condemned the recent suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia, including one near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina.

Religious leaders urge faithful to join march against corruption

2015-09-22 19:01

Religious leaders are calling on their faithful to take part in next week’s anti-corruption march and take a stand against the scourge “challenging South Africa’s spiritual, moral, social and political development”.

Cape Town teen told friends she was joining ISIS - report

2015-04-08 08:56

A 15-year-old Cape Town girl, believed to be travelling to join Islamic State, confided in her friends that she planned to join the militant group, according to reports.

Storm over new open mosque in Cape Town

2014-09-15 12:29

A new Open Mosque, which will be gender-equal and welcome non-Muslims, is causing a storm in Cape Town, according to a report.

Pro-Palestine march reaches Parliament

2014-07-16 13:22

Thousands of pro-Palestine demonstrators have gathered outside Parliament, calling for an end to the violence in the Gaza Strip.

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