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23 February 2023
As the war in Ukraine reaches its first anniversary, Quakers mourn the loss of life, devastation and suffering and continue to call for a cessation of fighting, for Russian withdrawal and for all parties to observe international law.
22 February 2022
Even at this late stage, where an intensification of violence seems increasingly likely, Quakers in Britain call on all parties to the Ukraine-Russia conflict to redouble their efforts to build peace.
18 January 2022
Last night the Government suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords over its Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. As part of the Police Bill Alliance, Quakers call on MPs to uphold these changes to the draconian bill which risks destroying people's right to protest.
8 December 2021
Quakers in Britain and the Quaker Gender and Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC) have expressed strong support for a ban on so-called conversion therapy. They shared their views in a joint response to a government consultation on the issue.
4 November 2021
On the opening day of COP26, an interfaith gathering began with stirring prayers for courage as representatives of all faiths and none, declared their common commitment to climate justice.
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.