Yearly Archives: 2014

Air strikes – what next?

Follow Devastatingly, UK MPs voted in support of carrying out air strikes in Iraq. This is a terrible result for the civilians in the area and for the country. We hardly need to mention Tony Blair’s… More >

FoR postcard answers

Follow You may have picked up one of our postcards with a quick quiz on. If you missed them, here’s what we were asking: 1. How many conscientious objectors were there in WWI? 2. How much… More >

RUSI airpower conference

Follow Event info from the RUSI airpower conference vigil on 9th July.  There are very good reports of it at the bottom of the page. For press release click here.   So Church House conference centre… More >

Vigil at church house #Land

Follow Photo: Dan Barnes-Davies for FoR England   The vigil outside the RUSI Land Warfare conference today was a success, hoorah!  Eight Christians turned out for a vigil in protest against Church House (owned by the… More >

Silent Vigil – Land Warfare conference

Follow RUSI, the military think tank, have a history of organising arms-sponsored conferences in Church House, a conference centre which raises money for the Church of England and under the care of the Archbish.  The CofE’s… More >

Pilgrims for Peace – a reflection

Follow Chris Collins is one of our new trustees and came to the island of Iona for FoR’s centenary celebrations.  He is a Methodist minister in Wolverhampton and ponders here what challenges he will be taking… More >

Ukraine statement

Follow The Chant d’ Oiseau Statement on Ukraine We, representatives of the European branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation, meeting from 23rd – 25th May at Chant d’Oiseau in Brussels, (1) Contemplated with dismay the… More >

BAE AGM (BTW)

Follow Apologies for all the TLAs. Yesterday, peace activists swamped the AGM of the UK’s biggest arms manufacturers. It was glorious. This is the one day a year when members of the public can put their… More >

Archive of email newsletters

Follow For newcomers to the website, we’ve added some back-issues of e-news, our monthly email newsletter to members and anyone interested in what we’ve been up to and how to get involved. It’s not very slick… More >

May 15th – CO day

Follow It’s just two weeks away now; 15th May is the day we particularly remember Conscientious Objectors – those who refused to take up arms and kill their fellow human. FoR is part of the First… More >