Peace and War

  • 28 Oct 2014

    This year Remembrance Day and the Sunday events associated with it will have an added poignancy because of the marking of the centenary of the First World War and all the discussion and debate that has occasioned.

  • 23 Oct 2014
  • 22 Oct 2014

    A report from a commission chaired by the former Director of GCHQ has called on the British Government for “safeguards” to ensure compliance with international law.

  • 20 Oct 2014

    Ebola, war, terrorism, injustice, inequality, squalid government, torture. Sometimes the inventory of cruelty and suffering seems overwhelming. The temptation to spiral into despair and the cynicism born of helplessness can assail us all. But sometimes a glimmer comes in the darkness and smallness no longer seems to equal futility.

  • 14 Oct 2014

    Quakers in Britain have welcomed the House of Commons’ emphatic support for Palestinian statehood.

  • 13 Oct 2014

    The UN Secretary-General has urged all parties to the war in Gaza to address the root causes of the conflict to break the “cycle of building and destroying”.

  • 10 Oct 2014

    Campaign Against Arms Trade has instructed law firm Leigh Day to pursue an application for judicial review over the UK government's refusal to revoke arms export licences to Israel.

  • 6 Oct 2014

    A group of leading aid agencies warn that parts of South Sudan could fall into famine early next year if the nine-month long conflict escalates as expected.

  • 4 Oct 2014

    The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the killing of British humanitarian aid worker Alan Henning by the group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

  • 3 Oct 2014

    This is the provocative title of a conversation and debate between Tom Yoder Neufeld, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies (New Testament) at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo and Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford University.