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Awqaf fails to respond to LGBT movement

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On the 22nd of December 2010, I decided that living in South Africa as a LGBT member was just not enough – although we have our rights as same sex couples being recognized in this country. I was moved by the intention of the Awqaf organization to institute a charter that encompasses all that Muslims stand for and abide by. I was glad that the Muslim nation took the first step in a diverse country as this to engage the government and the residents of South Africa to understand the face of Islam and how it should be portrayed. “Prophet Muhammad … said that religion is the way we conduct ourselves towards others—not theoretically, but actually. By that standard, how Muslims behave is Islam.” ” An in-depth study reveals its meaning: Islam is a fulltime endeavour, forming the basis of …

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