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Quaker ‘Just Stop Oil’ protestor in jail

FREE 29 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Quaker has been imprisoned for breaking an injunction at the Kingsbury Oil Terminal as part of the Just Stop Oil (JSO) protests.

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Friends gather for Loss and Damage Day

FREE 29 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Banner made by Friends at Penzance Meeting |

Quakers gathered in witness this week to stand in solidarity with those living with the worst impacts of climate change. With vigils and outreach across the country, Friends in Lancaster, Cardiff, Manchester, Totnes, and Beccles gathered to support Loss and Damage Day on 22 September, calling on wealthy countries and fossil...

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Quakers stand with mourners after shooting of Chris Kaba

29 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quakers have joined other faith groups in calling for compassion and justice in the wake of the Metropolitan Police-related fatal shooting of Chris Kaba this month.

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US Friends issue ‘call to action’ over values

29 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A group of US Friends has issued an ‘urgent call to action’ about what it sees as the undermining of Quaker testimonies in wider society.

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Quakers oppose Rwanda deportations

29 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quakers are continuing to urge the government to drop its plans to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda.

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Friends get ready for Quaker Week 2022

FREE 22 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quaker Week ends on World Quaker Day, 2 October, when Friends around the world will share reflections on the theme ‘Becoming the Quakers the world needs’. |

Friends are celebrating Quaker Week this year with the theme of ‘Share your light’. With a particular focus on welcoming families, Quakers up and down the country are holding outreach activities for the week beginning 24 September, including a ‘Picnic for Peace’ in Henley and a talk on ‘Quakers: More than...

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Quakers call for interfaith commitment to climate justice

22 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

More than sixty Friends issued a rousing call to action to ‘open ourselves to this pregnant sense of the present’ after attending a three-day gathering aimed at tackling the climate crisis.

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City of London witness for John Woolman anniversary

22 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quakers are honouring the 250th anniversary of John Woolman’s death with silent witness in the City of London.

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Stop decline of ‘truth in public life’, Quaker MP tells parliament

22 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Action must be taken to reverse ‘the decline in standards in public life’ if parliament and our democracy are not to be undermined, Quaker Ruth Cadbury told other MPs at a Westminster Hall debate on 7 September.

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Campaigns build against ‘unworkable’ Rwanda deportations

FREE 22 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Huddersfield Friends protesting deportations |

Huddersfield Quakers joined local protests across Britain this month in a rally against forced asylum deportations to Rwanda.

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