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World Peace

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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.