Iraq: Archbishop of York calls for action

The Archbishop of York has called for David Cameron to ‘take a lead’ in helping persecuted Iraqis by offering support to those minorities under attack. The Archbishop say that he wrote to the Prime Minister three weeks ago calling for Britain to offer asylum to those fleeing the country, but had yet to receive a reply. Dr Sentamu, who is in the middle of a week–long fast and peace vigil at York Minister, also asked Mr Cameron to support calls for the creation of formal “safe havens” in Iraq, enforced by United Nations peacekeepers, for persecuted minorities. Read the full report from The Daily Telegraph