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WCC outraged at news of attack on hospital in Gaza, calls for justice and human dignity

The World Council of Churches (WCC) expressed both outrage and shock at the news of an Israeli airstrike on the Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza. “Thousands of Palestinians who had lost their homes already were taking refuge at the hospital, run by the Anglican Church,” said WCC general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay. “The attack amounts to collective punishment, which is a war crime under International Law.”

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