American Friends Service Committee

  • January 10, 2018

    The American Friends Service Committee is one of 20 organisations whose members are now banned from entering Israel. Members of these groups, most of whom  which back the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, will be denied entry visas and residency rights.

  • February 5, 2017

    Quakers in Britain have responded to the global unease about recent political developments around the world with a clear statement asserting: “Humanity needs leaders of integrity and conscience, ready to be held to account by individuals and institutions, national and international."

  • August 4, 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.

  • July 11, 2008

    Campaigners say that the US Senate has administered the 'last rites' to the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). The Senate Appropriations Committee passed an annual spending bill yesterday that rejected all funding for the new weapon.

  • August 29, 2007

    The United States Congress should redirect the $720 million a day the US is currently spending on the Iraq war to programmes that reduce poverty at home, urged the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), responding to Census Bureau data released yesterday.

  • January 12, 2007

    Peace and security in Iraq will not come from increased levels of US troops and more warring ‚Ä' it will be achieved only by diplomacy, political processes, reconciliation, and reconstruction, says leading Quaker agency the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).