Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The slaughter and torture of Christians: not a priority for the Government, Labour or DfID

By Alan Johnson
December 9th, 2013

Christians killed in Jos, Nigeria

"One hundred thousand Christians will be massacred this year because of their beliefs." Last Tuesday, with these words, Jim Shannon MP (DUP) began a Commons debate on the unfashionable crime against humanity.

The two-hour Commons debate that followed was revealing for three reasons. First, for the near-total absence from the chamber of the Labour Party, a party founded by a Christian, Keir Hardie. Second for the failure of Alan Duncan's DfID to turn up at all. Third, for the insight it provided into the intellectual failure of the Government.

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