Hendricks a ‘defender of rights’
Council. He was a fierce defender of human rights and wanted to see people’s lives across the Western Cape improved.
His death is a tremendous loss, for both the Muslim community and the province. May his soul rest in peace,” said Zille.
ANC MPL Cameron Dugmore and ANC provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs also attended Hendricks’s funeral on Saturday.
Hendricks, who was born in Worcester, was the president of the MJC for 10 years.
He was also the director of the Al-Quds Foundation SA, executive member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars and a member of the World Assembly of Muslim Youth.
Abrahams said Hendricks’s Christian grandmother and mother were well versed in traditional Christian theology, where honesty and integrity were important.