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Admission of guilt fine. First meeting of Shamima and Na'eem (who later became her husband). Arrested 4 September 1987, detained together at CR Swart Square police station, Durban

Admission of guilt fine. First meeting of Shamima and Na'eem (who later became her husband). Arrested 4 September 1987, detained together at CR Swart Square police station, Durban

Admission of guilt fine. First meeting of Shamima and Na'eem (who later became her husband). Arrested 4 September 1987, detained together at CR Swart Square police station, Durban

Admission of guilt fine. First meeting of Shamima and Na'eem (who later became her husband). Arrested 4 September 1987, detained together at CR Swart Square police station, Durban

Shamima with sister Fatemah, mother Mariam, sister Shahida, sister-in-law Rehana and son Shir'a

Shamima with sister Fatemah, mother Mariam, sister Shahida, sister-in-law Rehana and son Shir'a

With husband Na'eem, sons Minhaj and Shir'a, and niece Raeesa, October 1990

With husband Na'eem, sons Minhaj and Shir'a, and niece Raeesa, October 1990

At a Muslim Youth Movement General Assembly, Kimberley

At a Muslim Youth Movement General Assembly, Kimberley

Shamima's two-year-old son, Minhaj, protesting outside the US Consulate in Durban against the first Gulf War. August 1990

Shamima's two-year-old son, Minhaj, protesting outside the US Consulate in Durban against the first Gulf War. August 1990

With husband Na'eem, other Muslim Youth Movement members and son Minhaj at Patriotic Front Conference, Durban, 26 October 1991

With husband Na'eem, other Muslim Youth Movement members and son Minhaj at Patriotic Front Conference, Durban, 26 October 1991

With husband Na'eem and other family members. Evening at the Durban beachfront

With husband Na'eem and other family members. Evening at the Durban beachfront

On holiday in Mpumalanga; with son Shir'a (which is when he learnt to throw stones)

On holiday in Mpumalanga; with son Shir'a (which is when he learnt to throw stones)

Shamima and husband Na'eem. Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg

Shamima and husband Na'eem. Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg

Shamima's sons, Minhaj and Shir'a, and niece Raeesa on Eid Day

Shamima's sons, Minhaj and Shir'a, and niece Raeesa on Eid Day

With aunts Rashida and Fawzia Mosam, and Fawzia's husband Siddique

With aunts Rashida and Fawzia Mosam, and Fawzia's husband Siddique

Shamima with members of the Shaikh and Mosam families, on Eid al-Fitr Day, 1997, less than a year before her death, and her last Eid al-Fitr

Shamima with members of the Shaikh and Mosam families, on Eid al-Fitr Day, 1997, less than a year before her death, and her last Eid al-Fitr

Shamima's book, co-authored with husband Na'eem Jeenah, about their hajj in 1997

Shamima's book, co-authored with husband Na'eem Jeenah, about their hajj in 1997

With husband Na'eem and son Minhaj. Nelson Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's 1st democratically-elected president. Union Buildings, Pretoria. 10 May 1994

With husband Na'eem and son Minhaj. Nelson Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's 1st democratically-elected president. Union Buildings, Pretoria. 10 May 1994

Shamima speaking at a Muslim Students Association meeting at Wits University, discussing an Islamic position on abortion

Shamima speaking at a Muslim Students Association meeting at Wits University, discussing an Islamic position on abortion

With parents Salahuddin and Mariam, and siblings Hafiz, Fatemah, Shahida and Zayn, on Eid-al-Fitr, 1997

With parents Salahuddin and Mariam, and siblings Hafiz, Fatemah, Shahida and Zayn, on Eid-al-Fitr, 1997

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

At her wedding marrying Na'eem Jeenah, 20 December 1987

In Durban, at her 26th birthday party

In Durban, at her 26th birthday party

With husband Na'eem, in Durban at her surprise 26th birthday party

With husband Na'eem, in Durban at her surprise 26th birthday party

With husband Na'eem, having just given birth to her first child, Minhaj, 20 September 1988, Johannesburg

With husband Na'eem, having just given birth to her first child, Minhaj, 20 September 1988, Johannesburg

Having just presented her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

Having just presented her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

On her wedding day, 20 December 1987

On her wedding day, 20 December 1987

With husband Na'eem, just before she gave birth to her first child, Minhaj

With husband Na'eem, just before she gave birth to her first child, Minhaj

At her wedding, with husband Na'eem, 20 December 1987, Pietersburg

At her wedding, with husband Na'eem, 20 December 1987, Pietersburg

With husband Na'eem, and sons Minhaj and Shir'a

With husband Na'eem, and sons Minhaj and Shir'a

At a Muslim Youth Movement camp, Zamdela township

At a Muslim Youth Movement camp, Zamdela township

At her fifth birthday party

At her fifth birthday party

With one-year old son Minhaj, outside FNB Stadium in Soweto, at the reception of recently-released political prisoners, October 1989

With one-year old son Minhaj, outside FNB Stadium in Soweto, at the reception of recently-released political prisoners, October 1989

Presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

Presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

In her wheelchair, presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

In her wheelchair, presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

Presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

Presenting her paper, Women and Islam - The Gender Struggle in South Africa: The Ideological Struggle, at the Islamic Training Programme of the Muslim Youth Movement, 23 December 1997, 17 days before her death

Shamima with husband Na'eem at 'Free the beaches' protest, Durban, 1989

Shamima with husband Na'eem at 'Free the beaches' protest, Durban, 1989

 
 
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Journey of Discovery:
A South African Hajj

by Shamima Shaikh and
Na'eem Jeenah

 

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