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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.
26 January 2018
Deeply moving events to mark international Holocaust Memorial Day are taking place this week. Quakers across Britain are taking part.
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.
10 December 2017
Amid great constitutional change and uncertainty and on UN Human Rights Day, Quakers in Britain are joining more than 140 civil society groups in an open letter to the prime minister. They are seeking commitment to “stand firm on universal human rights standards as the foundation of a forward-looking UK".