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Posts tagged ‘Quakers’

Today: Quaker boycott

this morning (thursday 22nd), 8.54-9.00am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) concludes with …

The Quakers, the religious Society of Friends, do not generally upset people, they regard themselves as peaceful, cooperative, thoughtful. So when they became the first British church to disinvest from any company that profited from activities in the occupied Palestinian territories, it raised eyebrows and more. The president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews said it was ’appalling’.”

including interview with …
paul parker, recording clerk (chief officer) of the quakers
james sorene, chief executive of bicom
(more…)

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Holocaust memorial service

yesterday morning (sunday 29th), 8.33-9.00am, on bbc radio stoke (repeated 2.33pm)
holocaust memorial service, from sandbach town hall, cheshire east (presented by lamont howie) (in the in praise of god series)
includes contributions from …
• kindertransport refugee, dr peter kurer
• councillor keith haynes
mike suarez, chief executive of cheshire east
• mayor olivia hunter (more…)

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