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Rohingya Report Back June 2019 – A Personal Experience

  As salamu Alaykum, On Thursday 20th June 2019, by the Grace of Allah Ta’ala, the Jamiatul Ulama KZN Relief Team embarked on a trip to Bangladesh to distribute hampers and sewing machines earmarked for the Rohingyan Refugees. The team arrived at Cox’s Bazaar airport on Friday evening. Saturday morning at …

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President Morsi: “Our Brother, Our Martyr”

President Morsi: “Our Brother, Our Martyr” In a Facebook post, Ahmad, Mohammad Morsi’s son wrote: “ونعى أحمد نجل مرسي أباه في منشور على فيسبوك قال فيه “أبي عند الله نلتقي “Father, we will meet in the presence of Allāh.” President Mohamed Morsi (raḥimahu Allāhu) was a President like none other: …

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Xinjiang: China bans Muslims from fasting in Ramadaan

  China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims are required to fast from dawn to dusk during the holy month, but China’s ruling Communist party is officially atheist and for years …

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Sri Lanka: Government bans niqāb and burqa after attacks

Muslim organisations and human rights groups have criticised the ban as Muslims fear reprisal attacks. The Sri Lankan government has banned Muslim women from wearing the niqāb and burqa in public following the deadly attacks that took place last week. President Maithripala Sirisena said the ban was in accordance with …

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New Zealand Attack: 7 Things Muslims Must Know

In the name of Allāh the Most Gracious, Most Merciful. May Allāh’s peace and blessings be sent upon His final prophet and messenger, Muhammad (salla Allāhu ‘alayhi wasalam). Everyone has heard of the atrocity that took place in New Zealand on Friday the 8th of Rajab 1440, corresponding to 15th March 2019. …

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Exorcising the racist within us

How often are the undertones of racism expressed in our opinions. We sometimes make subtle jokes or judgements that incriminate people of colour. We easily suspect a black man over a white man – does this ring a bell? Whilst many will deny that they are racist persons, it is an unfortunate …

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