Global faith leaders urge action over 'ignored millions' displaced by conflict
Categories: Articles:Asylum & Refugees, Articles:Social Justice |
Published: 20/09/2018 |
A letter to the Guardian from 57 religious leaders calls on states at the UN general assembly to support protection plan for people forced from home
More than 50 faith leaders around the world are calling on the international community to step up protection for people displaced from their homes by violence, conflict and disasters.
The 57 signatories include Paul Butler, Anglican bishop of Durham; John Davies, archbishop of Wales; Susan Brown, moderator of the Church of Scotland; Naser Haghamed, chief executive of Islamic Relief Worldwide; Harun Khan, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain; and Paul Anticoni, chief executive of World Jewish Relief.
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