26 February 2022

THE SATURDAY: Liberal MP says room for 15,000 Afghans

Faith groups met with Alex Hawke this week to push for a commitment on accepting Afghan refugees. By Karen Middleton.

Conservative Christian churches and a federal Liberal MP are ramping up pressure on the government to fulfil its promise to help more Afghans flee Taliban persecution, amid concerns they are pawns in a domestic political game.

The Australian Christian Lobby is suggesting Afghans seeking protection in Australia are becoming collateral damage in the government’s national security focused re-election campaign.

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