Voice of the Cape


Interim relief announced for Muslim women in SANDF

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has announced that there will be interim relief for Muslim women to wear the headscarf while serving in the military. This follows a marathon discussion between the two parties on Tuesday, to resolve the fracas around Cape[…]

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More cases of discrimination in SANDF surfaces

More cases of discrimination against Muslim women in the South African military are now beginning to surface, in the wake of Major Fatima Isaacs’s struggle to wear her headscarf. That’s according to her advisor Nazeema Mohamed, who has taken on the case of the forensic pathologist, who has waged a[…]

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Shaykh Muneer Abdurouf elected to CRL Commission

Shaykh Dr. Muneer Abduroaf, one of the most dynamic young legal minds in South Africa, has been elected on the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL). The CRL Rights Commission, a constitutional body, was established to promote and protect cultural,[…]

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SA Muslims express indignation at Sri Lanka attacks

South Africa Muslim religious organisations have roundly condemned Sunday’s abhorrent terror attack in Sri Lanka, with local ulema calling for swift justice for the victims. Several coordinated suicide bombings ripped through churches and hotels on Easter Sunday, killing hundreds. On Tuesday, the deathtoll rose to 321, with more than 500[…]

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