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27 October 2021
Quakers in Britain have co-convened a joint faiths and beliefs letter calling on the government to rethink the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.
26 October 2021
The Israeli government has declared six Palestinian civil society groups as “terrorist organisations". In a statement released today sixteen UK-based humanitarian, development, human rights and faith organisations – including Quakers in Britain – have condemned the move.
21 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are calling for just solutions to the climate crisis and encouraging Friends to join the global day of action on Saturday 6 November, in a statement published in advance of the UN COP26 climate negotiations.
5 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are joining other civil society members in a move to ensure the appointment of a new Chair of the Charity Commission is not politicised.
30 September 2021
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Quaker United Nations Committee - New York have announced that Sarah Clarke will be the new Director of Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) New York, from 1 November.
21 September 2021
Amid pandemic and climate crisis, more than 200 peacebuilding organisations have issued a joint statement calling on governments to work for peace. Quakers in Britain have signed alongside Quaker United Nations Office and American Friends Service Committee. The statement asserts that peace is not an add-on: peace is the way.