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Challenge and hope - NFPB meeting in Edinburgh on 28th September

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For our third meeting of the year NFPB members from across the North gathered at Central Edinburgh Meeting House, beginning our meeting in worship and by reflecting on things giving us hope. A good number had been at the witness and action organised by Roots of Resistance ahead of the DSEI arms fair at the start of the month, and spoke of the spirit-filled and vibrant Quaker presence of which they had been part.

NFPB statement in support of Roots of Resistance

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Northern Friends Peace Board supports the Roots of Resistance movement in opposing the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair held in East London from 10 to13 September 2019.

NFPB joins with others in calling on the new PM to prioritise peace

As Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, members of the Network of Christian Peace Organisations have written an open letter calling for the new government to work to ensure a peaceful resolution to the current tensions with Iran as well as seeking security throughout the United Kingdom as Brexit discussions continue.

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