The MRN alongside the Moosa Essop family look forward to the results of the probe by the Chief: CAS – with a degree of optimism.

18 June 2008

Press Release

Media Review Network Meets with Chief: Civil Aviation Security

The Media Review Network (MRN) met this morning with Mr. Mongezi India, Chief: Civil Aviation Security (CAS), with regards to the Moosa Essop incident at OR Tambo International Airport on the 31 March 2008.

The MRN is gratified at the seriousness with which CAS has undertaken to probe this matter and provide us with the necessary assurances. Mr. India categorically affirmed the sovereign rights of all SA citizens and the constitutional protection provided, not withstanding that OR Tambo International Airport is considered a “key point.”

The MRN alongside the Moosa Essop family look forward to the results of the probe by the Chief: CAS – with a degree of optimism.

Issued by Ibrahim Vawda Senior ResearcherMedia Review Network072 295 0088

MRN

Author: MRN Network

The aspiration of the Media Review Network is to dispel the myths and stereotypes about Islam and Muslims and to foster bridges of understanding among the diverse people of our country. The Media Review Network believes that Muslim perspectives on issues impacting on South Africans are a prerequisite to a better appreciation of Islam.