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  • Heavy metal, Middle Eastern band of brothers!
    Interfaith

    Heavy metal, Middle Eastern band of brothers!

    We’re constantly bombarded by implicit and explicit images of the relationship that Jews and Muslims supposedly have in today’s world. We are bombarded with the cliched reminder that we “used to get along” but recently have become enemies. We’ve almost become used to it, accepted it as some sort of reality. And, ironically, all these

  • Shropshire visits Iraq
    Interfaith

    Shropshire visits Iraq

    For more than a year after then Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared these war-devastated cities liberated from the Islamic State, a putrid smell still filled the air from thousands of corpses left in the rubble. The bodies of both civilians and Islamic State militants could be found throughout Mosul, once Iraq’s second-largest city, abandoned

  • US Muslim restaurant owner serves people and God
    Better Muslim

    US Muslim restaurant owner serves people and God

    Last summer, while holding meetings in Washington, DC, Imam Ali Siddiqui invited my assistant Jesus Alhaj Hussein and me for lunch at the Sakina Halal Grill. Kazi Mannan, owner, greeted us with a broad smile, a firm handshake an directed us to a table. Here is Kazi’s story as reported by 13News Now… From poverty in

  • MVPR on Christchurch Terrorist Attack
    News

    MVPR on Christchurch Terrorist Attack

    This is a view of the Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue in Christchurch, New Zealand, taken in 2014. The mosque was one of two attacked March 15, 2019; at least 49 people were killed. (CNS photo/Martin Hunter, Reuters) MVPR Statement Concerning Today’s Terrorist Attack MVPR Statement Concerning Today’s Terrorist Attack It is no doubt another

  • Ambassadors of Islam Project
    Islam

    Ambassadors of Islam Project

    Ambassadors of Islam is an MVPR outreach to nonbelievers in California. We visit malls, festivals, universities, churches, civic organizations, and prisons. Our outreach is to non-Muslims by offering them friendship and gift bags. In each bag is an English translation of the Quran, pamphlets about Islam and also a business card detailing a social media

  • Our Rohingya brothers and sisters need our help and prayers!
    Peacemaking

    Our Rohingya brothers and sisters need our help and prayers!

    The 2017–2019 Rohingya genocide in Myanmar began on 25 August 2017 when the Myanmar military forces and local Buddhist extremists started attacking the Rohingya people and committing atrocities against them in the country’s north-west Rakhine state. The atrocities included attacks on Rohingya people and locations, looting and burning down Rohingya villages, mass killing of Rohingya civilians, gang rapes, and other sexual

  • Mosul’s children need our help
    Interfaith

    Mosul’s children need our help

    Today I have joined Jamelaa Al Obaidy (Member of the Iraqi Parliament), her husband Abu Zaid and Dr Yousef Ali on a visit to the city of Mosul, Iraq. Mosul is believed by many to be the ancient city of Ninevah. On our way from the Kurdish capital Irbil, we drove past one of four

  • “You are the future of Pakistan!”
    Peacemaking

    “You are the future of Pakistan!”

    Dear Brothers and Sisters, as-salamu alaykum! I have been speaking to thousands of Pakistani youth in universities and high schools and by radio and TV. I have shared my path to Islam. Our message is so simple: “You are the future of Pakistan. You are the future of Islam. Be peacemakers! When our blessed Prophet

  • International Peace Mission Summer 2018
    Better Muslim

    International Peace Mission Summer 2018

    During the summer of 2018 Muslim Voice for Peace & Reconciliation (MVPR) conducted an ambitious international peace mission around the world. Our teams, held more than 100 meetings on five continents, visiting 21 nations. Our message was clear. “Peace with God leads to peace among nations and with our neighbors.” “Not bad for 70 years

  • Let’s end nuclear weapons!
    Peacemaking

    Let’s end nuclear weapons!

    This video was produced last month during our meetings in Hiroshima, Japan. There, we pledged our support to a movement to rid the earth of nuclear weapons. On August 6, 1945, just one small atomic bomb killed more than 160,000 men, women and children. One nuclear weapon today can kill millions of people. Nuclear weapons

  • Auschwitz–Birkenau Camp Visit
    News

    Auschwitz–Birkenau Camp Visit

    This was my third visit to the Auschwitz–Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. It was my assistant Jesus Alhaj Hussein’s first visit. This was the largest of all the Nazi concentration camps. During what came to be known as the Holocaust, these particular concentration camps were a major site of the Nazis’ despicable program “Final Solution

Message from MVPR director

Our goal is to reach the largest possible world audience with relevant up-to-date information about human rights violations (Muslims and peoples of other faiths) around the globe. Also, to recruit volunteers (members) to implement grassroots campaigns in the US and other nations; lobbying US, other states and the United Nations on behalf of persecuted/repressed groups.