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Justin Welby prostrates himself in apology for British massacre at Amritsar

Archbishop says sorry ‘in the name of Christ’ over killing of 379 unarmed protesters in 1919

The archbishop of Canterbury has apologised “in the name of Christ” for the 1919 massacre at Amritsar in India, when hundreds of people were shot dead by British forces.

  • Harriet Sherwood
  • The Guardian

Prostrating himself at the memorial to the Jallianwala Bagh killings, Justin Welby said: “The souls of those who were killed or wounded, of the bereaved, cry out to us from these stones and warn us about power and…

“I cannot speak for the…

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