CMRM Calls for Solidarity Against Islamophobic Attacks

  PRESS STATEMENT – 31 JANUARY 2017 CMRM Calls for Solidarity Against Islamophobic Attacks The Claremont Main Road Mosque (CMRM) strongly condemns the killing of six worshippers and the injuring of eight others at the Grand Mosque in Québec, Canada, on Sunday evening 29 January 2017. We also note with concern that the previous day on Saturday 28 January 2017, ... Read More »

Khutbah: Friday 27 January 2017– The Trump Presidency and Reviving Active Citizenry by Dr Rafiq Khan

In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace Khutbah – The Trump Presidency and Reviving Active Citizenry 28th Rabi` al-Akhir 1438 Introduction Today’s khutbah takes place against the backdrop of a series of recent political events, which threaten the peaceful coexistence of diverse communities. By all accounts, 2017 is going to be an extremely difficult and ... Read More »

The Desecration of Local Mosques is the Work of Agent Provocateurs

The Desecration of Local Mosques is the Work of Agent Provocateurs   Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar   On New Year’s Day, Facebook user Liam Christian Ferreira caused an uproar on social media when he posted derogatory remarks about Muslims on the Langebaan Facebook page. Ferreira’s post expressed frustration with “those Muslim bastards blaring their call to prayer five times ... Read More »

The Claremont Main Road Masjid congratulates all Matriculants of 2016.

The Claremont Main Road Masjid congratulates all Matriculants of 2016. South Africa’s education system and the systemic inequalities means that irrespective of your result, you have achieved a great educational milestone. May we always remain cognisant of our privilege in moments of success and difficulty and through this awareness become more engaged civil citizens. We wish you all a successful ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2016

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Dispenser of Grace   Claremont Main Road Mosque Christmas Message 2016   The Claremont Main Road Mosque sends greetings of peace and well wishes to all our Christian compatriots and friends on this joyous occasion of Christmas.   In Islam, both Mary and Jesus are held in the highest esteem and are ... Read More »