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1 June 2018
Shocking violence suffered by Palestinians on the Gaza border in recent months has left 112 Palestinians dead and more than 13,300 injured. The UN Human Rights Council voted recently to establish an independent Commission of Inquiry. However, the UK government abstained. Quakers are appalled.
14 May 2018
Amid rising tension and aggression in the region, opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem is an act of provocation as Palestinians mourn the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), say Quakers in Britain.
13 April 2018
Walkers on the Dales Way in the Yorkshire National Park come across Farfield Quaker Meeting House unexpectedly, treasuring a place for quiet, unhurried contemplation. This week, Historic England has recognised its historic significance.
12 April 2018
Quakers in Britain are urging the UK government not to take military action in Syria and to work for peace instead. Their statement reads:
6 April 2018
Amid ongoing violence in Gaza, Quakers in Britain have made this statement:
20 February 2018
A debate today in the House of Lords could be the first step towards the UK government signing a Treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons.