- Global ban on nuclear weapons in sight | Quakers in Britain 21 September 2017
- Saying ‘no’ to the arms fair | Quakers in Britain 18 September 2017
- Virtuous Trolls Turn A Racist Forum Into A Home For Racing Fans 14 September 2017
- New Worldwide Quaker Census Released 14 September 2017
- More than 100 people arrested over London arms fair protests 12 September 2017
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Category Archives: World community
A historic Treaty, which could rid the world of nuclear weapons, is being signed today at the United Nations. Quakers in Britain are urging the UK Government to sign. Heading for a global ban on nuclear weapons Read the article … Continue reading
Britain surely cannot promote peace and democracy, and London cannot be a city of peace, if it is where repression and torture begin and if it is where the seeds of war are sown. – Sam Walton, Quakers in Britain … Continue reading
What’s happening to the number of Quakers in the world? Is there growth, and where is it coming from? Answers arrived today, as the World Office of the Friends World Committee for Consultation released a new survey of worldwide Quaker … Continue reading
Read about FWCC Clerk Simon C. Lamb’s visit to Friends in Burundi, the third largest group of Friends in the world. Letter from the Clerk of Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC)
Statement from American Friends Service Committee on racist hate and violence in Virginia. Click here to read it.
Quakers joined a peace delegation today seeking to defuse the growing international tension sparked by dangerous threats exchanged between the Presidents of the US and North Korea. The US Embassy declined to accept a letter from the delegation of journalists, … Continue reading
Refugees and responses to refugees are headline news at present. The 100 years of work by the AFSC is thus of significant interest. Report on the founding and work of the AFSC, in America.
A treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons was formally adopted today at the United Nations. Quaker observers hailed the historic treaty as a huge step, saying such weapons of mass destruction should be illegal and unacceptable. Read the … Continue reading
9 April 2017 Andrew Lane To all Friends everywhere We met in Brussels on 7-8 April 2017 as the Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA’s) General Assembly of European Yearly Meeting representatives. Building on forty years of experience and support … Continue reading