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10 July 2018
Amid the noise around the visit to Britain of the president of the United States, Quakers in Britain are asserting that, “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."
5 July 2018
In National Democracy Week, 2–8 July, Quakers in Britain have joined not-for-profit organisations urging the government to ditch policies that are silencing civil society groups.
15 June 2018
Activists and academics met today at a groundbreaking conference in London. “Rethinking Security" found energy, passion and positive thoughts for new approaches to national security.
7 June 2018
Quakers in Britain are disappointed and concerned following a UK appeal court ruling this week affirming the government's right to restrict local councils from divesting from companies whose activities they regard as unethical. This includes firms profiting from the UK defence industry, fossil fuel extraction or the military occupation of Palestine.
4 June 2018
Quakers are welcoming an important step forward in challenging the militarisation of Scottish schools. Led by faith, Quakers fear that when education is militarised, children's rights suffer.
14 May 2018
Amid rising tension and aggression in the region, opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem is an act of provocation as Palestinians mourn the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), say Quakers in Britain.