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10 December 2015
International human rights monitors whose presence protects vulnerable schoolchildren – in Hebron, occupied Palestine – face verbal and physical attack by Israeli settlers.
2 December 2015
Quakers in Britain opposed the vote in the House of Commons tonight to extend air strikes to ISIS targets in Syria.
The vote was 397 for and 223 votes against taking action in Syria.
30 November 2015
This week Parliament prepares to vote on military action in Syria. Quakers in Britain oppose this, consistent with our belief that killing is wrong.
24 November 2015
As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have made this statement.
2 November 2015
New resources from Quakers in Britain draw parallels between Quaker work for peace in 1915 and today.
The Testimony, is a fictional newspaper inspired by Quaker activities in World War I, while Remembering for Peace is a new assembly outline to encourage children to think about the impact of war and ways of remembering for peace.
26 October 2015
The white feather diaries goes live on Monday 26 October. Published by Quakers in Britain, daily posts on www.whitefeatherdiaries.org.uk feature five Quakers who bring alive their courage and the cost of following their conscience as the horror of World War I envelops their lives.
Diarists tell the stories of conscientious objectors who said No to war.