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7 February 2018
Peace activists have been found not guilty of charges arising from blockading the world's largest arms fair held last year by Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) in East London.
6 February 2018
One hundred years ago, some women won the right to vote in UK general elections. This was a monumental step towards universal suffrage.
Not all women, and not all men.
30 January 2018
New figures released today show the extent of 'hidden hunger' across Britain. Quakers in Britain are part of a coalition calling for a national measure of food insecurity to tackle it.
5 January 2018
An international gathering of Nobel Peace Prize winners and peace activists met in Friends House this week to face a challenge: how to get nuclear states on side with the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty.
14 December 2017
In a week when the Nobel Peace Prize has been presented to ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons, leaders from all faiths across the UK are calling on the government to affirm the new UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
11 December 2017
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to Friends Service Council and American Friends Service Committee, representing British and Americans Quakers.