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INDEPENDENT QUAKER JOURNALISM SINCE 1843
CONTENTS – VOL 168 NO 10 3 Hunger strikes at Yarl’s Wood 4 JRCT sells Vedanta shares 5 The Fear Factory 6 Testimonies to peace and equality?
Alec McPherson-Glasgow 7 Comment
Frances Laing and Anne Dunford 8-9 Letters 10-11 A very human right
Derek Brett 12 The night is full of stars
Kurt Strauss 13 Truth as a crescent moon
Rowena Loverance 14 Are we cool?
Helen Dymond 16 q-eye: witness 17 Friends & Meetings
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Cover image: Cathy Thomas, part of the project management team, puts the finial – containing a time capsule – in place on Salisbury Friends’ new Meeting house. With her are representatives from the builders and architects. Photo: Stuart McWilliam. See page 4. Images on this page: Top: Kennet Lodge, the building which is to be Salisbury’s new Meeting house. See page 4. Photo: Stuart McWilliam. Bottom: ‘11 and 12’: L-r Makram J. Khoury, Khalifa Natour. Photocredit Pascal Victor ArtComArt. See page 13.
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the Friend, 5 March 2010