ECCR Chair the Rt Reverend Michael Doe spoke to Premier Radio about the launch of the ‘I Do’ campaign, encouraging couples to buy wedding rings made of Fairtrade Gold.
He noted: “I don’t think people realise that other things are going on connected to that Gold.
“Bodies are involved, bodies of miners which have often been injured and sometimes lost. Often young people, even children, in the mining process.
“Although [the couple] is using it for giving it’s also a sign of taking; taking away the lives and the environment from where that gold has been mined.”
You can hear the interview here
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