It is with deep sadness that the Ahlulbait Foundation of South Africa received the news of the passing away of a great scholar, jurist, thinker, and Mujahid, Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi.
AHLUL BAIT FOUNDATION OF SOUTH AFRICA (AFOSA) received the sorrowful news of the passing away earlier this evening of the former President of the Muslim Judicial Council, Mowlana Ihsaan Hendricks.
The Ahlul Bait Foundation of South Africa (AFOSA) condemns in the strongest terms the execution of Senior Muslim Scholar, Ayatullah Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr and various other human rights activists by the Saudi regime on 2 January 2016.
The Ahlul Bait (a.s) Foundation of South Africa (AFOSA) condemns the violent attacks on the most senior leadership of the Shia Muslim Community of Nigeria and its members led by Hujjatul Islam Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky.
In the past week South Africans witnessed in absolute horror the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. Though we have experienced attacks of this nature in the past, the extremities of these attacks witnessed this week were on an unprecedented level!
AFOSA wishes to voice its strongest condemnation of these inhumane actions.
AFOSA extends its sincere condolences on the sad demise of Sayed Badreddin Al-Houth, leader of the followers of Ahlul Bait in Yemen and strongly condemns barbaric attack on them during celebrations of Ghadir.