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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

  • The Berlin Wall
    Islam

    The Berlin Wall

    On this day November 9 we at MVPR will celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall! Two years ago our MVPR volunteer Usama Iqbal took me on a one-kilometer tour of what’s left of that infamous baracade that separated families and friends for nearly three decades. I first walked along the wall as a 19-year-old

  • Blindfolded prisoners in Xinjiang
    News

    Blindfolded prisoners in Xinjiang

    Over the past two years Chinese authorities have detained large numbers of Uyghur Muslims from China’s Xinjiang Province. They are being held in “re-education camps.” Estimates range from 800,000 to more than two million detainees being held indefinitely. One scholar has estimated that more than 10% of the adult Muslim population of the Xinjiang Uyghur

  • New Zealand, Australia, & Malaysia Peace Mission
    Islam

    New Zealand, Australia, & Malaysia Peace Mission

      We are back after completing our New Zealand, Australian and Malaysian peace mission. It was a long, laborious mission meeting with Christian and Muslim peace activists. Day by day we are nearing our important goal of establishing an international Muslim peace movement by creating strong interfaith friendships while recruiting and training Muslim youth and

  • Young New Zealand Muslims reflect during Ramadan
    Better Muslim

    Young New Zealand Muslims reflect during Ramadan

    Click here for Video and full article A group of Muslim New Zealanders gather in the Shakib family’s home for prayer, and to break their Ramadan fast together. They reflect on the many facets of their experiences as Muslim Kiwis, from what fasting means to them, to the impact the Christchurch attacks had on their

  • You are invited to join us!
    News

    You are invited to join us!

    Dear Friends, You are invited to join Isa Alhaj Hussein, Nebal Anaim, Muhammad Zalad and me at these important meetings 4 to 10 May as we take our message of thanks, peace and consolation to the people of New Zealand.

  • BBC: Prince William tells New Zealanders, ‘you stood up’ to attacks
    News

    BBC: Prince William tells New Zealanders, ‘you stood up’ to attacks

    Source: BBC “You stood up and you stood together,” the Duke of Cambridge has told New Zealanders in the aftermath of March’s shootings which killed 50 people. Prince William called the attacks an “unspeakable act of hate” in a speech at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, where 42 people died. Praising the country’s

  • 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

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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.