Aid charities urge Rishi Sunak to condemn Israel’s siege in Gaza

PM’s speech at food summit comes as humanitarian crisis caused by Israel-Hamas war reaches crisis point

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Leaders of some of Britain’s biggest aid charities are urging Rishi Sunak to use his opening speech at a global food summit in London on Monday to condemn Israel’s siege in Gaza, which they say is causing 2 million people to go hungry and taking 1 million children to the brink of starvation.

The charities, including Oxfam, Christian Aid, Medical Aid for Palestine and Islamic Relief, say the UK has an obligation to speak out at the summit since private diplomacy is not working and the UK is the guardian of the key UN resolution that forbids starvation as a “weapon of war”.

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