This week over a thousand faith leaders, including former archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Zara Mohammed, and the senior rabbi of Masorti Judaism, Jonathan Wittenberg, have written to the Prime Minister urging him not to ‘close the door’ on people seeking sanctuary.
The faith leaders say this 11th-hour plea is a crucial last opportunity to make changes. It states: “While there is still conflict and injustice in the world, there will always be desperate people needing to seek sanctuary from war, persecution and suffering. We cannot close our door on them, but this bill does just that.
People in every sector and from area of the UK are standing up for compassion and speaking up against the cruel Anti- Refugee Bill.
Read the full letter here.