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11 October 2021

CHURCH LEADERS INCREASE PRESSURE ON KEY MPS TO PROTECT AFGHAN ASYLUM SEEKERS

Over 50 local church leaders have signed letters that were sent to five key MPs today, appealing for them to take an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees who are most at risk from the Taliban. 

The letters are directed to Liberal MPs Prime Minister Scott Morrison; Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce; Treasurer Josh Frydenberg; Karen Andrews, Minister for Home Affairs; and Peter Dutton, Minister for Defence.

The letters appeal to the Australian government to “declare an intake of an additional 20,000 refugees focused on those most at risk from the Taliban.

Read the full story at Eternity News.

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