Former Miss South Africa embraces Islam

Former Miss South Africa embraces Islam
Allahu Akbar ALLAHU AKBAR'Lynn Massyn', former Miss South Africa Beauty Pageant Winner (1976), converted(Reverted) to Islam on 10th of July; 2012 during the graduation ceremony for the students Regiment at the Islamic University of Gaza; College of Applied Sciences, Gaza (Palestine), through proclaiming the Shahada (i.e. Testimony of Faith - lāʾilāhaʾillā l-Lāh, Muḥammadur rasūlu l-Lāh) that 'There is no God but Allah and Muhammad (S.A.W) is the Messenger of Allah' in front of 10,000 guests and 450 students.

Allahu Akbar ALLAHU AKBAR’Lynn Massyn’, former Miss South Africa Beauty Pageant Winner (1976), converted(Reverted) to Islam on 10th of July; 2012 during the graduation ceremony for the students Regiment at the Islamic University of Gaza; College of Applied Sciences, Gaza (Palestine), through proclaiming the Shahada (i.e. Testimony of Faith – lāʾilāhaʾillā l-Lāh, Muḥammadur rasūlu l-Lāh) that ‘There is no God but Allah and Muhammad (S.A.W) is the Messenger of Allah’ in front of 10,000 guests and 450 students.

She was part of a humanitarian group in Gaza representing the South African Relief Agency (SARA), under the leadership of Sheikh Walid as-Saadi. Lynn accompanied the organisation as a fellow humanitarian.

She says her interest in Islam and Muslim people began around a year and a half ago when she joined the group as the media liaison officer.

“During this time I found out about Palestine, courtesy of Walid as-Saadi, and I just felt the surge of Islam among these people that was so welcoming and wonderful to me,” she described.

Courtesy: siasat.pk/forum