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New UN plan will ensure that ‘worshippers can observe their rituals in peace’

The senior UN official tasked with overseeing a plan of action to ensure that religious sites are safe, has delivered a draft to the Secretary-General.

Miguel Angel Moratinos, spoke to UN News on the first-ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. 

Mr. Moratinos explained that one of the new elements explored in the draft plan, is the role of social media, using, as an example, the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings.