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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
    News

    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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  • Worldwide Fast Month
    Better Muslim

    Worldwide Fast Month

    Dear Friends, We at Muslim Voice for Peace & Reconciliation would like to invite our Jewish and Christian friends and peoples of other faiths to join with our Muslim brothers and sisters during the month of Ramadan (24 April to 24 May). During this time we will fast and pray from sunrise to sunset. Let

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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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  • Reaching out with Hope and Reconciliation in Turkey
    News

    Reaching out with Hope and Reconciliation in Turkey

    Muslim Voice for Peace & Reconciliation (MVPR) leaders Samuel Shropshire and Isa Alhaj Hussein met in Istanbul, Turkey, at the Suleymaneya Mosque with the staff of the Center for Cross Cultural Communication. MVPR is grateful to Mustafa Karnaca and the Center for sponsoring MVPR’s visit to Istanbul. MVPR hopes to develop collaborative peacemaking programs with

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  • No Christmas for Gaza Christians
    Interfaith

    No Christmas for Gaza Christians

    Data collected in recent years confirm the steady increase in the number of pilgrims and tourists who come from around the world to Jerusalem and Bethlehem to visit the Holy Places, especially during the December holiday season. But this year, among the many who will celebrate the Christmas holidays where Christ is said to have

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  • Afghan war was built on a mountain of lies
    News

    Afghan war was built on a mountain of lies

    Afghan war was built on a mountain of lies says Sojourners Magazine and The Washington Post “Though the threat of terrorism is very real, and none of us will ever forget where we were on 9/11, the ongoing threat to Americans from terrorists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere has indeed been consistently leveraged to

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  • 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

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  • 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

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