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CMRM Strongly Condemns Slave Auctions of African Migrants in Libya

PRESS STATEMENT – 26 NOVEMBER 2017 The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) is outraged at the news of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libyan auctions. Thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants fleeing war torn countries towards Europe have been trapped in Libya and are subjected to torture, violence, rape, forced labour and now, sold on slave markets. According to ... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People The 2nd of November 1917 marked 100 years since the signing of the so-called ‘Balfour Declaration’ by the then British Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur James Balfour. Through a declaration formulated and signed by Lord Balfour, Britain became the imperial sponsor of a Zionist state ... Read More »

Friday 27 October 2017 – Pre-Khutbah Talk – by Umm Zakiyyah

Umm Zakiyyah is the bestselling American Muslim author of the If I Should Speak trilogy, Muslim Girl, and Let’s Talk About Sex and Muslim Love, as well as the internationally acclaimed blogs and stories at uzauthor.com. She writes about the interfaith struggles of Muslims and Christians and the intercultural, spiritual, and moral struggles of Muslims in America. Her work has ... Read More »

Pre- Khutbah – Friday 20 October 2017: My Hajj Experience by Shariefa Wydeman

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 29 Muharram 1439 Assalamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Respected Imams, mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers; It is with a humble and grateful heart that I stand here, a daughter of this congregation being afforded the opportunity to share some moments of my recent Hajj experiences with you. ... Read More »

Khutbah- ‘Id ul Adha – 1 september 2017 – Ending Anti-Shi`a Sectarianism and Embracing the Amman Message by Imam Dr Rashied Omar

Video at end of Text In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace God is Greater than; God is Greater than; God is Greater than All Praise, Thanks and Gratitude belongs to God Alone Surely this Ummah (community) of yours is One Single Ummah (community), and I am your Lord and Sustainer: Therefore, remain conscious of ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque honours our Rugby Legends

CMRM Honours Rugby Legends On Sunday 6 August 2017, the Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) convened a dhikr in honour of five legendry rugby legends who passed away during the months of June and July 2017; namely Yusuf ‘Joe’ Allie – 13 June, Salie “Kapoewa” Dollie –24 June, Achmat ‘Bighead’ Isaacs – 25 June, Salie ‘Lippe’ Fredericks, a former SARU captain – 6 July. CMRM ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 4 August 2017: Challenging Gender-Based Violence: A Position of Solidarity by Mujahid Osman

 In the Name of God, Merciful to All, Compassionate to Each Part One Introduction  On Wednesday 9 August, South Africans across the country will be commemorating the historic actions of over 20 000 women of all races who marched to Pretoria’s Union Buildings on 9 August 1956, to present a petition against the carrying of passes by women to the prime minister, JG ... Read More »

`Id al-Fitr Khutbah: Monday 26 June 2017: Corruption in South Africa: Beyond the Narrative of State Capture by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace `Id al-Fitr Khutbah Corruption in South Africa: Beyond the Narrative of State Capture 1st Shawwal 1438 Introduction We gather here at this `Id al-Fitr service today to bid farewell to the blessed and beautiful month of Ramadan. By the Grace of Allah, the ever-Merciful and all-Compassionate, our spiritual ... Read More »