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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".
8 December 2017
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize will be presented this weekend to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. ICAN is a coalition that includes Quaker Peace & Social Witness.
6 December 2017
Quakers in Britain have made this statement responding to the announcement from the president of the United States concerning Jerusalem.
4 December 2017
Britain's Quakers are pledging to challenge immigration policies. The position takes a stand against the scandal of indefinite immigration detention, pledges support for 'new, peaceful, safer routes of migration', and opposes the possibility of unjust deportations and forced removals.
21 November 2017
Quakers in Britain are calling on the government to face up to the UK's full obligations to tackle climate change.