Al Quds Foundation

Dr Akoojee: A selfless activist for Palestine

As South Africa mourns the death of anti-apartheid stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, it is a double blow for Capetonians who have been left shocked by the sudden passing of pro-Palestinian activist Dr Ebrahim Akoojee. The well-known medical doctor died in Surrey Estate on Monday evening at the home of close friend[…]

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Al Quds container off to Durban port

By Shireen Fisher A 40 foot container filled with vital humanitarian goods for battered Syria is set to head to the Durban port later today. Goods from around the country, donated to the displaced people of Syria, were sealed in the container late last night at the Al Quds Foundation’s[…]

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Locals to stage march in support of Syria

By Nawaal Adams As Syrians continue to exhibit every ounce of bravery and perseverance within them, the Muslim Judicial Council and Al Quds Foundation is preparing for a mass march in solidarity with the Syrian people. March coordinator, Yunus Allie, stated that the application for the go ahead for the[…]

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Walk for Palestine in CPT

In an effort to keep the Palestinian struggle in the minds of South Africans, the Al-Quds Foundation will host its annual solidarity walk. The walk, titled ‘Walk for Freedom’, will take place on Sunday September 25, at Greenpoint stadium. The walk will be from Greenpoint stadium track to Seapoint. Yunus[…]

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Al Quds Foundation launches Gaza school project

The Al Quds Foundation South Africa has launched the Gaza School Bag Project in an effort to provide support to the children of Gaza. Speaking to VOC, the organisation’s Shakeer Baker said the project aims to uplift the conditions of the people of the people of Gaza. Most school going[…]

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Leila Khaled to visit SA

Famed Palestinian liberation fighter, Leila Khaled, is due to tour South Africa from the 7th to the 13th February 2015. She will be hosted by the Al-Quds Foundation of South Africa and Youth for al-Quds, in collaboration with the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), and Boycott Divestment Sanctions South Africa (BDS).[…]

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Masjidul Aqsa attacks denounced

The Muslim Judicial Council and the Al Quds Foundation have condemned the recent attacks in the compound of Masjidul Aqsa in the occupied East Jerusalem. In a joint statement, the groups have expressed their dismay at the continuous disregard by Israeli occupation forces for the sanctity of Masjidul Aqsa, the[…]

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Warm welcome for Al Quds delegation

Jubilant chants of “Bi ruh bi dam Nafdika Ya Aqsa” echoed through the halls of Darul Islam high school on Friday evening, as the South African Muslim community welcomed a five man delegation from the Al-Quds International Foundation in Lebanon. The Al Quds Banquet was the first in a week[…]

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VOC launches Gaza water project

The Voice of the Cape in conjunction with the Al Quds Foundation and the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has launched the 2014 Gaza Water Project. The project was started three years ago with the intention of restoring and building wells in the area of Gaza. Previously, VOC and its listeners[…]

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