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16 July 2020
In the coming weeks, Quakers across Britain will be among millions around the world solemnly marking the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombs which destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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.
24 June 2020
Quakers in Britain have sent condolences to Quakers in Burundi following the sudden death of the outgoing president, Pierre Nkurunziza. Their message also pays tribute to their inspirational work of witness in communities.
28 May 2020
In East Africa, British Quakers are supporting Kenyan peace campaigners to change the core conditions that lead to violent conflict. Kenyans are teaching others different ways of life-changing nonviolence.
27 May 2020
A survey of UK pension funds and banks released today reveals that billions of pounds are invested in companies that are producing nuclear weapons. The report 'Banks, Pensions and Nuclear Weapons: Investing in Change' is launched by the UK Nuclear Weapons Financing Research Group, comprising researchers from UK faith groups including Quakers in Britain.