Eric LeCompte is quoted in Reuters, the New York Times, and US News on the divide within the G20 regarding the Israel and Gaza conflict. Read an excerpt below and click here for the full story.
G20 communique omits mention of Middle East conflict
By Andrea Shalal
Failure to mention the violence revealed deep divisions roiling the G20, said Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA Network, a coalition of more than 750 religious groups and organisations.
"What's happening in Israel and Gaza is a horrific tragedy and if we can't stand up for the protection of children on both sides, it shows how stalemated they are," he said.
The G20 has been deeply divided since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Its membership includes the United States, European powers, China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, other major economies of Asia, South America and most recently the African Union.
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