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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.
26 May 2018
This week Quakers across Britain are heading for Hay Literary Festival. The impressive line-up of 600 speakers includes Quakers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and author Sally Nicholls.
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.
7 May 2018
Quakers in Britain are taking a bold step to rewrite their book of discipline that has guided their work and witness across the centuries.
3 May 2018
Quakers in Britain encourage new Home Secretary Sajid Javid to change government's discriminatory policies. They say this is now 'a question of civil rights and liberties, and like every civil rights movement before, Quakers stand on the side of the oppressed.'
27 April 2018
More than one thousand Quakers from across Britain are heading to London next week for Yearly Meeting. They may decide to re-write Quaker faith & practice. This is the book of discipline that has guided their work and worship across the centuries.