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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.
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.
8 July 2020
As the lockdown to combat COVID-19 eases, faith leaders are urging every sector of civil society to use this opportunity to work together to create a better world.
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.
30 June 2020
Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, is among 350 influential figures calling for the UK to 'Build Back Better' from the COVID-19 crisis, to be a stronger, fairer, greener country.