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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.
1 July 2020
Discrimination and prejudice within religious organisations are to be addressed by a new panel of religious figures and academics. The panel includes Quaker Hannah Brock Womack.
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.
29 June 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined a group of UK-based humanitarian, development, human rights and faith organisations to oppose further illegal Israeli annexation of occupied Palestine.
29 June 2020
Church leaders from the United Reformed Church, Church of Scotland, Quakers in Britain, Methodist Church, Church of England and Catholic Church have called on the UK government to help deter annexation of the West Bank, which could begin from 1 July:
25 June 2020
Quakers across Britain are appalled by the violent death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the protesters around the United States being treated violently by the authorities. In a letter of solidarity they say root causes of those events also manifest themselves in the UK.