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19 October 2015
In the run up to Remembrance Day Quakers, along with many others, will be wearing white poppies. Some choose to wear both red and white poppies.
1 October 2015
In national Quaker Week, Quakers in Britain are protesting against the use of military drones. Saying that all life is sacred, Quakers hold that drones devalue human life and undermine international law.
26 August 2015
Quaker Peace & Social Witness and EAPPI UK and Ireland signed the following statement. Take action by writing to your MP asking them to raise these concerns with the government.
24 August 2015
Candles exchanged between London and Hiroshima were lit to remember when the first atomic bombs were dropped seventy years ago. In silence, music and poetry, lives lost were remembered.
8 July 2015
In July's Budget, the Chancellor announced £50million to expand cadet forces across 500 state schools. This is the latest evidence of the creeping militarisation of schools by the Department for Education.
23 June 2015
Quakers in Britain launch public debate about the militarisation of education by releasing a short film: The Unseen March.