Melanesian primate calls sexual violence against children ‘a crime against humanity’

Posted Mar 27, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop George Takeli, primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, has spoken out after a spate of high-profile cases of sexual violence against girls in the Solomon Islands. The archbishop issued a statement in his role as chairman of the ecumenical Solomon Islands Christian Association.

“We strongly condemn acts of violence in every form, and declared that sexual violence against our children and girls is sin by its painful dishonest exploitation, and a crime against humanity,” he said.

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