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1 June 2020
The Coronavirus Act gives police powers to detain anyone they think might be infectious. A group of human rights, racial equality, community, faith and health organisations – including Quakers – say the police powers granted to enforce lockdown are disproportionately impacting people of colour.
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.
21 May 2020
An imam, a bishop and a Quaker had plenty to say on the hot topic of marriage, on a BBC Radio 4 programme broadcast this week.
11 May 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined more than 30 other organisations in calling for a green and just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 April 2020
The joint BYM/Woodbrooke project to radically reshape support for Quaker communities took a significant step forward this week with news of more local development workers and a key hub office in Leeds.