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20 September 2017
A historic Treaty, which could rid the world of nuclear weapons, has gained fifty nation states' signatories on the first day, at the United Nations. Quakers in Britain are urging the UK Government to sign.
4 September 2017
As truckloads of equipment arrive in London at the world's largest arms fair, Quakers are peacefully protesting with faith groups to say 'no' to the arms trade and 'no' to profiteering from war.
UPDATE: Eight Quakers were arrested on Tuesday during the 'No faith in war day'.
23 August 2017
What are you doing over the bank holiday? If you are one of the 10,000 plus attending Greenbelt, a festival for the common good, you may get a chance to fly a kite with Quaker peace educator Ellis Brooks.
16 August 2017
Hundreds of visitors have been moved and inspired this week by the Quaker Tapestry on display in Friends House.
11 August 2017
Quakers joined a peace delegation today seeking to defuse the growing international tension sparked by dangerous threats exchanged between the Presidents of the US and North Korea.
5 August 2017
Amid nations' increasing uncertainty and insecurity, Quakers in Britain say that inequality has become vividly apparent. More than a thousand Quakers meeting for their annual gathering, said, "We are distressed by the trashing of our planet, and angry at the greed, ruthlessness, lies and violence which blight the lives of so many."