CMRM Salutes Mawlana Farid Esack

CMRM Salutes Farid Esack The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) salutes Professor Farid Esack for the Order of Luthuli (Silver) award conferred on him by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 28 April 2018. The orders “are the highest awards that our country bestows on our citizens and eminent foreign nationals who have made a meaningful and significant contribution to the struggle for democracy, human rights, ... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT – 04 APRIL 2018 CMRM Condemns Israeli Brutality

  PRESS STATEMENT – 04 APRIL 2018 CMRM Condemns Israeli Brutality The Claremont Main Road Mosque (CMRM) is horrified at the latest act of brutality and premeditated murder by the Israeli state against the Palestinian people. We have no words strong enough to condemn what has now become known as the “Passover Massacre”.   On Friday March 30th, on the ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 9 March 2018: Globalization and Religion: Combatting Individualism, Consumerism and Cultural Homogenization by Dr Rafiq Khan

In the Name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful Introduction All thanks and Praises are due to Allah (S.W.T), our Lord and our Sustainer; we beseech of Allah Almighty to bestow His choicest Blessings and Peace upon our Leader and Master, Muhammad ( S.A.W.) For the past few days, Cape Town has been hosting delegates from over 100 countries, attending ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 23 February 2018: Appreciation of Water Amidst the Prevailing Crises by Shaykh Sadullah Khan

  In recent times nothing has attracted our attention as much as the water crises that we are currently experiencing in the Cape.  We have never before been as conscious about water, this basic commodity that surrounds us with two oceans; water, water everywhere yet not enough to drink. What is pre-occupying our collective attention is our concern about the ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 19 January 2018: Imagining Islam from the perspective of the ‘wretched of the earth’ by Professor Aslam Fataar

Respected brothers and sisters, and guests, A tone – setting summer school conference is being held this week by the University of Johannesburg in central Cape Town on the topic, ‘Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies’ The conference comes in the wake of the decolonising education struggles associated with #FeesMustFall, that we have been witnessing on university campuses. Decolonisation calls for ... Read More »