AfSV Denounces Turkey’s Abduction of Orhan Inandi The Alliance for Shared Values, which is a voice for Hizmet organizations across the United States, denounces the Turkish government’s abduction—and apparent torture—of innocent Kyrgyz citizen Orhan Inandi, the founder of top-flight schools in Kyrgyzstan, over bogus charges of “terrorism.” Inandi’s abduction in the Kyrgyz capital of
AFSV Statement Marking the United Nations World Refugee Day June 20, 2021– On World Refugee Day, the international community celebrates the strength and courage of people forced to flee their homes in order to escape conflict or persecution. It also provides the opportunity to reflect on the challenges refugees have faced and recognize their
AfSV Message for the International Day of Living Together in Peace May 16, 2021– Today, the international community commemorates the International Day of Living Together in Peace, which encourages peaceful coexistence while recognizing and respecting differences and diversity. The values of this day coincide greatly with the Hizmet values of social harmony and peace.
AFSV Message on Violence in the Holy Land May 13, 2021– We are deeply saddened by ongoing violence and the tragic loss of life in the Holy Land. We call on all parties to de-escalate the situation and address the root causes of the continuous violence in the region, including the forced eviction
Statement Marking the United Nations World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2021– Today, on the United Nations’ World Press Freedom Day, the Alliance for Shared Values joins the international community in recognizing the importance of having an independent press for a free and open society. We also advocate for the journalists and media outlets
Fethullah Gülen’s Message of Condolences for Maulana Wahiduddin Khan April 24, 2021– I learned with deep sorrow the news of the death of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, one of the prominent Islamic scholars of India, a peace advocate, a lover of the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad (may peace and blessings of God be
Statement Marking the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
Statement Marking the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims March 24, 2021– Today, the Alliance for Shared Values joins the United Nations and the international community to mark the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights
Statement by the Alliance for Shared Values on Targeting of Asian-Americans March 18, 2021– The Alliance for Shared Values—and Hizmet participants around the United States and the world—stands in solidarity with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in mourning the tragic loss of eight lives in the Atlanta area based in what appears
Alliance for Shared Values statement on the sentencing in the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
Alliance for Shared Values statement on the sentencing in the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey March 11, 2021– On the occasion of the sentencing of real and alleged perpetrators in the assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, the Alliance for Shared Values shares the original statement and video message by Mr.
Fethullah Gülen’s Message of Condolences for the Death of Soccer Star, Diego Maradona November 26, 2020 – I learned with grief about the death of Maradona, one of the well-known names of the world sports community. It is very important that individuals who are successful and influential in their professional careers take part