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21 September 2020
On International Day of Peace (21 September) Quakers are joining a global call for peace, justice and inclusion to be at the heart of the response to COVID-19.
4 August 2020
More than 70 civil society leaders, including MPs, have heavily criticised Pensions Minister Guy Opperman MP, for writing in the Telegraph that UK pension funds should not divest from fossil fuels
30 July 2020
As the 75th anniversary approaches of atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Quakers in Britain are joining events to mark the devastation and to urge the government to work for a global ban on nuclear weapons.
30 July 2020
The 2020 Swarthmore Lecture, part of the work of Woodbrooke and a key feature in the life of Quakers in Britain, will be delivered online on Saturday by social scientist, writer and broadcaster, Tom Shakespeare.
16 July 2020
In the coming weeks, Quakers across Britain will be among millions around the world solemnly marking the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombs which destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
2 July 2020
Amid uncertainty around threatened Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank, Quaker Peace & Social Witness has joined American Friends Service Committee and Friends Committee on National Legislation to express their deep concern. They say annexation would make permanent a system of inequality and would deny justice to Palestinians whose rights have already been violated.