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  • This New Canadian Holiday Reflects On The Legacy Of Indigenous Residential Schools
    Peacemaking

    This New Canadian Holiday Reflects On The Legacy Of Indigenous Residential Schools

    Thursday was Canada’s first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The new statutory holiday commemorates the victims and survivors of Indigenous residential schools. It was created through parliamentary legislation this spring and codified in June — around the time when hundreds of Indigenous children’s remains were found in unmarked graves at several such sites. We

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  • Prominent Rohingya leader shot dead in Bangladesh refugee camp
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    Prominent Rohingya leader shot dead in Bangladesh refugee camp

    Rights groups call for urgent investigation after Mohibullah shot dead outside his office. A prominent Rohingya Muslim leader has been shot dead in a refugee camp in southern Bangladesh. Mohibullah, who was in his late 40s, led one of the largest of several community groups to emerge since more than 730,000 mostly Muslim Rohingya fled

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  • Suicide attack rocks Indonesia church, several wounded
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    Suicide attack rocks Indonesia church, several wounded

    Muslim Voice for Peace & Reconciliation stands in solidarity with the Christians of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar, Indonesia. May all who contributed to this heinous terrorist attack be brought swiftly to justice.Samuel Shropshire MVPR Founder/Director 28 Mar 2021 Two suicide bombers detonated explosives outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city

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  • SERVANT LEADERSHIP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
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    SERVANT LEADERSHIP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

    Are we prepared to take ownership of our own future through leadership or are we going to allow others to take ownership of our future? Join us to discuss what it takes to be an effective leader. SERVANT LEADERSHIP FOR THE 21ST CENTURY   on Saturday 20th, Feb 2021 at 3.15pm to 5 pm GMT

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  • Pressure Builds to Ban Plastic Bags in Stores
    Better Muslim

    Pressure Builds to Ban Plastic Bags in Stores

    When I first became aware that I was a Muslim (one who seeks submission to God), I began faithfully studying the Quran and Islam. I was really quite surprised to find these verses in the second chapter of the Quran. “And of the people is he whose speech pleases you in worldly life, and he

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  • Myanmar soldiers confess to Rohingya massacre: ‘Shoot all that you see’
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    Myanmar soldiers confess to Rohingya massacre: ‘Shoot all that you see’

    The testimony marks the first time members of Myanmar’s military have admitted to what the U.N. and international prosecutors call a genocidal campaign against the Rohingya. By Dan De Luce and Christine Romo The “clearance operation” began at 3 a.m. in western Myanmar, the soldier says. The colonel in charge told the troops in Myanmar’s 565th

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  • Justice for the Palestinians!
    Peacemaking

    Justice for the Palestinians!

    The Palestinian diaspora There are today more than 6 million Palestinian men, women and children currently living in forced exile. They are what is known as the Palestinian diaspora. There are 3.2 million living in refugee camps in Jordan alone. These Palestinians are in most cases considered stateless—having no passport, many having lived in refugee

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  • Working for Racial Reconciliation
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    Working for Racial Reconciliation

    Muslim Voice for Peace & Reconciliation (MVPR) stands with our black American brothers and sisters during this time of national crisis in the United States. We grieve for George Floyd and other African Americans who have been killed as a result of bigotry and hatred. We must never be silent when someone is murdered by

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  • MVPR stands in solidarity with the Norweigian people
    Interfaith

    MVPR stands in solidarity with the Norweigian people

    It was standing room only as the first and second floirs and ladies’ prayer room filled with hundreds of people to hear Samuel Shropshire speak before the Khutba service of the Islamic Cultural Center (https://www.islamic.no/) of Oslo, Norway. MVPR wishes to express its thanks and appreciation to Imam Hamid Farooq and the ICC Oslo staff

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