Roots of Resistance changes name

Group renames as Quaker Roots after approach from US-based group who share name

The Roots of Resistance (RoR) group that mobilised hundreds of Friends to protest against last year’s Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair has changed its name to Quaker Roots. The group said it made its decision after ‘a long period of discernment’ and ‘primarily in response to a request from another group, based in the USA, who were already using the name’.

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