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30 July 2020
As the 75th anniversary approaches of atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Quakers in Britain are joining events to mark the devastation and to urge the government to work for a global ban on nuclear weapons.
30 July 2020
The 2020 Swarthmore Lecture, part of the work of Woodbrooke and a key feature in the life of Quakers in Britain, will be delivered online on Saturday by social scientist, writer and broadcaster, Tom Shakespeare.
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.