Conscientious objection 

Conscientious objection 

David Purnell, Canberra Regional Meeting, and Quaker Peace and Legislation Committee The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) has recently released a publication on International Standards on Conscientious Objection, by Laurel Townhead. Here is a summary and some notes...

“Child Conscription – Our Country’s Shame”

Jenny Madeline, New South Wales Regional Meeting This is the title of a passionately-worded, 16-page, booklet authored by John F. Hills, a South Australian Quaker, in 1912. It was issued in response to the implementation in 1911 of the Defence Bill of 1909 that...