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Quakers respond to terrorism

Categories: Articles:Peacemaking | Published: 26/11/2015 | Views: 1448

'Two years ago the UK parliament was asked to approve bombing government forces in Syria. the proposal was defeated. Shortly, Parliament may well be asked again (but only if a majority is assured) this time to bomb anti Syrian government forces. The reason given seems to be: Well, all our chums are bombing, so the only responsible course is for us to join in. UK Quakers have produced a profoundly useful response to this vacuous violence. It merits close consideration.'

As Parliament prepares to debate next steps in Syria, Quakers in Britain have made this statement.

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