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Briefing: Moral Crisis of Just War & Ukraine

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The use of force to stop Russia’s onslaught against Ukraine is a “just war”, but there is no responsible alternative response for the West other than the current decisions to give defensive weapons, impose sanctions and offer humanitarian assistance. Those conclusions were reached by panelists at this Religion Media Centre briefing, who considered the moral complexities and dilemmas of decisions that have not stopped the loss of life. Trevor Barnes hosted the discussion with guests:

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Report: Moral complexities of a moral war

“It’s absolutely vital for religious leaders to be involved in peacebuilding efforts going on now, whether that’s easing suffering, or humanitarian aid, but also in the post conflict situation here in Ukraine and in Russia.”

Professor Jolyon Mitchell

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