• Speaking to

    The youth

    This letter is addressed to young Europeans
    and North Americans, not their politicians

    The Second Letter
  • Reach out

    Touch Islam

    Break through the stereotype.
    Find out why islam was able to create one of
    the world’s greatest civilizations and train many of
    history’s foremost scientists and thinkers.

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  • Its time to

    Ask questions

    While the choreographed animosity between you and Islam is undesirable, it can raise new questions within your inquisitive mind.

    start here

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The Qur'an

The Qur’an is the holy scripture that was revealed, verse by verse, to the Prophet of Islam (pbuh). It is […]

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In France, a whiplash from rotten Syria policy

Considering the fact that “Armed moderates” are practically non-existent in Syria, France announced in 2012 that it was delivering “lethal […]

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What Ayat. Khamenei’s letter didn’t say

Political commentator and media activist Waqar Rizvi has discussed why Ayat. Khamenei’s letter is written for the western youth and […]

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Muslim by Intuition

I sat with that book, the Bible and the Quran, and checked each reference the book made. I would read […]

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The Imperative of a Comprehensive Strategy to Fight Violent Extremism

Violent extremism is probably the most critical challenge that is not only menacing our region, but in fact the entire […]

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The Letter Unveiled

In these extraordinary times, Sayyid Ali Khamenei reaches out to the west’s enlightened youth


  • State Sponsored Proxy Terrorism; Creation, funding and support for newly emerged terrorist groups like the Al-Nusra, FSA, ISIS etc.
  • Attempted high jacking of the “Islamic Awakening” and the return of Western backed dictators
  • Incitement of civil war and foreign sponsored rebellion is countries supporting resistance against Zionism
  • Playing both sides of the fence by creating and sustaining terrorists, and then portraying them as Islam’s representatives in the West’s media


  • Provocative Caricatures of the Holy Prophet and Defiling the Holy Quran, Offending Muslims Worldwide (1.6 Billion People Who Make up 23% of the World’s Population)
  • Skewed Coverage of Middle East Events that Paint Islam and Muslims as Manifestations of Barbarism and Threats to Humanity
  • Mainstream Media Frenzy to Equate Fanaticism with Islam
  • The Stifling of Alternative Voices, Whistle Blowers and Open Censorship Against News Channels such as PressTV


  • The Islamic Awakening Movement that swept through major Arab counties and inspired many in the West
  • The “Occupy Movement” of the 99% in the United States, and later in the UK, led primarily by young people
  • Anti-Establishment protests throughout Europe against Pro-Elite economic policies
  • The New Civil Rights Movement in the United States led by young people with slogans such as “I Can’t Breathe” “Black Lives Matter”

Views on the Qur'an

Reginald Bosworth Smith (1839-1908)

A British scholar and author “By a fortune absolutely unique in history, Mohammed is a threefold founder of a nation, […]

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Carleton Stevens Coon (1904-1981)

Dr. Coon was an American anthropologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He also taught at Harvard and was […]

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William Henry Quilliam (Abdullah Quilliam) (1856-1932)

A British solicitor, writer and activist, he converted to Islam in 1885. He is also accredited to have established the […]

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Herbert George Wells (1866-1946)

World famous writer and historian “The Qur’an is but little read by Europeans; it is ignorantly supposed to contain many […]

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