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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.
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.
20 June 2020
Quakers are among more than 250 faith leaders who have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, asking him to commit to offering child refugees a safe route to asylum in the UK.
18 June 2020
Unusually - and appropriately - the reading in our opening worship at Britain Yearly Meeting trustees' meeting recently was not from Quaker faith & practice but from a 2014 blog by Scott Woods:
8 June 2020
Quakers in Britain are pleased to be co-launching Build Back Better, a new campaign for a green and just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The campaign says let's not go back to normal.