- SA Quaker News — September 2023 20 September 2023
- Namibia Quaker Community Statement on Same-Sex Marriages 11 August 2023
- Quakers urge government to implement a universal basic income or face ‘dire consequences’ 31 July 2023
- SA Quaker News, April 2023, is out 3 April 2023
- Discussion documents on a Universal Basic Income Grant 11 December 2022
Category Archives: World issues
An Assessment of the Southern African Customs Union Download the report by clicking the image below. The PDF file is about 8,5 MB.
On behalf of Quakers in Southern Africa, we’d like to express our deepest sympathy and love to his wife Leah and extended family, as we celebrate the life of our much loved Desmond Mphilo Tutu. Quakers in Southern Africa give … Continue reading
At their recent virtual meeting the Quaker Community in Southern Africa was made aware of the following statement of the South African Council of Churches. “The South African Council of Churches (SACC) is dismayed and perplexed by reports that Government … Continue reading
Issued by the Quaker Community in Southern Africa 1 August 2021 26 years after the advent of democracy in South Africa, we have experienced our first major insurrection. It is still early days, and facts may yet come to light … Continue reading
byANLI SERFONTEIN 22 NOVEMBER 2017 Last stand: Robert Mugabe addressing the nation on television on Sunday, when he initially refused to stand down AS ZIMBABWEANS woke up on Wednesday morning to a post-Mugabe era, the general secretary of the Zimbabwe … Continue reading
View the infographic on Quaker work for social and economic justice, sustainability, peace and the equality of all peoples on the Quakers in Britain website.
Moves at the UN to develop an international convention against the death penalty, and Quaker Involvement
There are moves within the UN, and especially the UN Human Rights Council, to develop an international convention against the death penalty. Historically, Quakers have been strongly opposed to the death penalty, and have been involved in advocacy and campaigns … Continue reading
Nobel peace prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins award – as it happened
Norwegian Nobel Committee says award made in recognition of work to draw attention to catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons Read the stream and watch the video clip at The Guardian website.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to condemn countries who use the death penalty on gay people. Although the resolution passed with 27 countries voting for the measure – 13 countries including the United States voted against. In … Continue reading
September 21 marks the International Day of Peace, which was established in 1981 by a unanimous resolution in the UN’s General Assembly. To mark the day, QUNO and 131 peacebuilding organizations from throughout the world issued a statement to United Nations Member States … Continue reading