By Tasneem Adams One of Cape Town’s most revered shuyookh, Shaykh Ebrahim Gabriels, has been formally inaugurated as the national director of the Al Quds Foundation. The announcement was made in a moving ceremony in Athlone on Wednesday, following a decision by the international Al Quds office in Lebanon. Gabriels[…]
“Al Aqsa in Danger!” has been the impassioned call to action by Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks for the past two decades – a phrase that he made famous on VOC during his many talks on Palestine. Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks was a pioneer in bringing the conversation on the Palestinian struggle out of[…]
By Tauhierah Salie Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks was more than just a scholar of deen or a supporter of Palestine, but a life-long activist against injustice and oppression. These were some of the sentiments of political activists and members of the African National Congress (ANC), in paying tribute to a giant[…]
Tributes and messages of condolences are streaming in from far and wide following the news of the death of Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, considered a giant of Islamic intellectual thought and social justice activism in South Africa. Maulana Ihsaan succumbed to a long term illness on Friday night, at the age[…]
One of South Africa’s most powerful and fearless voices of human rights activism has fallen silent. The unique and inimitable Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, a bright light of Islam, died on Friday night at the age of 54 years, after struggling with ill health for some time. An icon of the[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has requested dua (prayers) for its former president, maulana Ihsaan Hendricks, who has been admitted to an Intensive Care Unit at a local Cape Town hospital. With concern for the maulana’s well-being expected to pour in, the current president of the ulama body, shaykh Irafaan[…]
Al Quds Foundation SA director Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks was awarded on Saturday evening with the International Palestinian Award for his work and dedication to the Palestinian struggle for freedom and liberation. Hendricks, the former president of the MJC and an executive member of the International union of Muslim Scholars, was[…]
The president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), Maulana Ihsaan Hendricks addressed an audience of 100 Muslim scholars, politicians and intellectuals from across the globe in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday night. The occasion marked the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), launched on[…]
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