Blogs

5 Aug 2014

Amnesty International is appealing to the US government to immediately halt the transfer of a US fuel shipment currently on its way to Israel for use by the Israeli military.

5 Aug 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged world leaders to find new ways to broker peace at the commemoration of 100 years since the outbreak of WW1 at Glasgow Cathedral.

4 Aug 2014

Quakers’ online project serialising the diaries of five young people who lived during and opposed World War I goes live today.

4 Aug 2014

Royal Dutch Shell faces heavy criticism that it has turned its back on the victims of human rights and environmental abuse caused by the company, despite UN pressure for urgent remedial measures.

4 Aug 2014

Quaker Peace & Social Witness have joined American Friends Service Committee in making an open statement to the international community from Nobel Peace Prize Laureates.

2 Aug 2014

Record numbers of Quakers are heading to Bath for Yearly Meeting Gathering (YMG) 2014, from 2 – 9 August.

1 Aug 2014

Video footage of the first contact with a group of uncontacted Indians near the Brazil-Peru border has emerged alongside new accounts of horrific violence against their community.

1 Aug 2014

The TUC and CBI have today (1 August) marked the first anniversary of the government’s Traineeships programme by signing a joint statement of support for those wanting to take part in the scheme.