Victims of Islamic State in focus at UN forum

Posted November 7, 2017 7:10 pm by Editor

Victims of Islamic State in focus at UN forum

NEW YORK – Persecuted religious minorities in Syria and Iraq deserve a better future after suffering at the hands of the Islamic State group.That was the message of Archbishop Bernadito Auza, the apostolic nuncio leading the Holy See’s permanent observer mission to the U.N. He said justice for the survivors “demands that we seek to return to them, as much as possible, what Daesh pillaged from them.”“This means ensuring the conditions for religious and ethnic minorities to return to their places of origin and live in dignity and safety, with the basic social, economic and political frameworks necessary to ensure

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