‘How do we continue… when we cannot find Friends to be under concern with us?’
MfS received another Area Meeting Minute on the work of QPSW, which it forwarded to its central committee, and then heard from the trustees of Quaker Concern for the Abolition of Torture (Q-CAT). The organisation has been busy recently, gaining parliamentary support for an amendment to the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act, to
maintain the criminal nature of torture. It had collaborated successfully with BYM staff on this, and recommended it as good way of working. But Q-CAT has been struggling to find people to support its work, and wanted to ask MfS for help: ‘How do we continue… when we cannot find Friends to be under concern with us?’
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