The burial space at the Johnston road cemetery in Athlone has reached capacity and there is no space for new bodies. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Vygieskraal Cemetery Board said in light of the increase in fatalities during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is now filled to capacity and[…]
A newly released report by the Labour Muslim Network (LMN) have revealed that more than half of Muslim members of the Labour party do not trust Keir Starmer to tackle Islamophobia. The report according to The Guardian newspaper shows that the party’s new leadership is losing the trust of minority[…]
This is part of a series of Hajj Stories by Dr Salim Parker. Visit www.hajjdoctor.co.za ‘I cannot perform Hajj this year,’ he said. ‘Please postpone my journey till next year,’ he added. He looked down, dejected and close to tears. His shoulders slouched. He not only was evidently close to[…]
French police have launched an investigation after two women were stabbed near the Eiffel Tower in an apparent racist incident. The victims were injured with a knife near the famous Paris monument on Sunday, after an altercation involving “an unleashed dog”. Police confirmed in a statement that they had intervened[…]
Normalisation of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could have significant impacts on the sensitive status of Al-Aqsa Mosque, a report by Israeli NGO Terrestrial Jerusalem has warned. The report challenged the wording in reference to Al-Aqsa in a joint statement by US President Donald Trump, Israeli[…]
In announcing the purported “historic” normalisation deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates – which a host of Palestinian voices have slated as treacherous, US President Donald Trump and his cohorts were keen to sweeten the proposition by suggesting that the deal would afford free access to Masjid al-Aqsa[…]
In the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, dozens of Muslim organisations in the United States have come together to call for reform to policing practices and to support Black-led organisations. “The victimization of unarmed Black Muslims has a long and troubling history,” said a coalition statement signed[…]
The SA Muslim Covid-19 response task team (SAMTT) on Saturday called on government to make a once-off special coronavirus (Covid-19) grant available to all social support grant recipients. The Muslim community of South Africa – represented by numerous theological, civil society, and community organisations – had to date spent a[…]
Various organisations from within the Muslim community of South Africa have banded together to coordinate a coherent Muslim community response to the Covid-19 pandemic. South Africa is in the first week of a national lockdown, aimed at enforcing social distancing measures in a bid to curb the spread of the[…]
New Delhi is reeling from days of violence, described as some of the worst the Indian capital has suffered in decades. Dozens of people have been killed and more than 200 were wounded since the unrest began on Sunday in largely Muslim-populated areas in northeast Delhi. Protests against a new[…]
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