Category - remembrance

  • February 23, 2012

    In November 2010 Marie Colvin spoke at a service in St Bride’s church London, held to honour the 49 journalists, photographers and support staff killed in war zones since the turn of the century. She spoke about the risks she and her colleagues take to bring us the truth about what is happening to innocent victims of conflict around the world.

  • November 12, 2011

    The red poppy has been compromised by political expediency and popular sentiment, suggests Jill Segger. Can we step past the current construct and rediscover the enduring meaning of remembrance and its potential to remodel our future?

  • November 12, 2011

    The names of homeless people who have died over the last year in London have been read out at an Annual Service of Commemoration.

  • November 12, 2011

    When politicians rush to claim that something is 'non-political' (as has been happening around Remembrance Day over the past week or so), you know that some healthy suspicion and careful examination is due.

  • November 11, 2011

    Young Methodists are holding two services of Remembrance on Twitter on Sunday, raising awareness of groups working for peace and supporting war veterans and victims.

  • November 11, 2011

    A request from the British Humanist Association for Armed Forces Humanists to be included at the Cenotaph in London has again been refused.

  • November 8, 2011

    As we approach Remembrance Sunday, many people may feel quite ambivalent about the increasingly numerous and elaborate ceremonies and media coverage, but be very uncomfortable about voicing their doubts.

  • September 12, 2011

    The memory of 9/11 can be used to liberate ourselves for the creation of a better future, says Jill Segger

  • November 28, 2010

    Quakers in Needham Market have remembered the civilian and child victims of war and those who have worked to relieve their suffering.

  • November 15, 2010

    An anti-war group in Ottawa, Canada, has shrugged off abuse and criticism after laying two White Poppy wreaths at the National War Memorial.