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24 July 2018
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The Ride arrived in London. Three hundred miles across vale and cities, they carried their Declaration from Cumbria and handed it in to 10 Downing Street.
10 July 2018
Amid the noise around the visit to Britain of the president of the United States, Quakers in Britain are asserting that, “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."
5 July 2018
In National Democracy Week, 2–8 July, Quakers in Britain have joined not-for-profit organisations urging the government to ditch policies that are silencing civil society groups.
14 June 2018
This Refugee Week Quakers in Britain are welcoming poets and musicians to help change the way refugees are seen. A line-up of award-winning voices at These Walls Must Fall will celebrate resistance to injustice.
7 June 2018
Quakers in Britain are disappointed and concerned following a UK appeal court ruling this week affirming the government's right to restrict local councils from divesting from companies whose activities they regard as unethical. This includes firms profiting from the UK defence industry, fossil fuel extraction or the military occupation of Palestine.
4 June 2018
Quakers are welcoming an important step forward in challenging the militarisation of Scottish schools. Led by faith, Quakers fear that when education is militarised, children's rights suffer.