the friend online
02 October 2009


Welcome to our international edition!

Here you can find our latest articles about Quaker faith and action outside Britain as well as features on the
international Family of Friends.

Just click on any of the country links to the right to start exploring and if there's nothing about your country here yet, why not write for us yourself!

Country of the week: Zimbabwe

Indian doctor awaits justice - 20 February 2009
Oliver Robertson
Letters - 27 June 2008
letters@thefriend.org
QPSW conference - 16 November 2007
Dana Adler, West Kent Area Meeting
A resurrection - 09 November 2007
John Lampen
Friends all set for prophesy - 10 August 2007
Jez Smith
Colombian conscientious objectors receive Quaker fillip - 15 June 2007
Oliver Robertson
The Proverbs of Guyana explained: a personal journey - 23 March 2007
Joyce Trotman, Purley & Sutton MM
The politics of abolition - 23 March 2007
Michael Bartlet & Clare-Marie White
Old justice: Gacaca - 23 March 2007
Country of the Week: Latvia - 09 February 2007
Preparing hearts & minds - 09 February 2007
Lee Taylor
International Edition: Supporting HIV Counselling in Kenya - 09 February 2007
William West, Hardshaw East Monthly Meeting
International Edition: Comments on Friends' activities in the Republic of Korea (1960) - 02 February 2007
Arthur [Red] Mitchell
International Edition: 509 messages from Friends in Korea (1973) - 02 February 2007
International Edition: Quakers enter Korea (1953) - 02 February 2007
George W Whiteman
Whittier at 200 - 02 February 2007
Simon Webb
Doomsday Clock moves two minutes closer to midnight - 02 February 2007
news@thefriend.org
Country of the Week: South Korea - 02 February 2007
International Edition: Letter from Iran - 02 February 2007
Emily Johns
Jack Boag: Quaker scientist and peacemaker - 26 January 2007
G. Gordon Steel
Quakers and the UN Peacebuilding Commission: the beginning of a beautiful friendship? - 26 January 2007
Aletia Dundas
Silence and patience - 19 January 2007
Susie Paskins
Conciliation work in Nagaland - 19 January 2007
Sarah Alldred, Hardshaw East MM
Countries of the Week: Israel & Palestine - 19 January 2007
International Edition: Report from the Middle East - 19 January 2007
Franco Perna
International Edition: Promoting non-violence in the West Bank - 19 January 2007
Gerald Conyngham
International Edition: a visit to the West Bank - 19 January 2007
Alan and Pauline York
International Edition: Multifaith and hope in the West Bank - 19 January 2007
Jane Garrett, Leeds MM & Jenny Bell, West Somerset MM
Africa now - 12 January 2007
Theresa Watts
Country of the Week: Madagascar - 12 January 2007
International Edition: Making Terrorism History - 12 January 2007
Anthony Wilson, Staffordshire MM
International Edition: Peaceroots - 12 January 2007
Lorna Watson
Travel dilemmas - 05 January 2007
An inconvenient truth - 05 January 2007
Gwen Prince & Laurie Michaelis
Travel & transport: how far can we go on renewables? - 05 January 2007
Martin Quick
Contraction & convergence – the solution to climate change? - 05 January 2007
David Maxwell, Bedford MM
International Edition: Children of Chernobyl - 26 January 2007
Country of the week: Zimbabwe - 05 January 2007
International edition: Helping young people to deal with the past - 05 January 2007
Diana & John Lampen
International Edition: Researching Quaker ancestors - 05 January 2007
Michael Hargreave
Philani’s work - 22 December 2006
Fiona Burtt
Be ye doers of the word… - 22 December 2006
David Boulton
Crocodiles & cobras for the Christmas holidays - 22 December 2006
Rowena Loverance
News round-up - 22 December 2006
O, Jerusalem! - 15 December 2006
Margaret Baker
Winifred Kiek - 15 December 2006
Alan Sealy
News round-up - 15 December 2006
news@thefriend.org
The hard road from Hungary to Wöllersdorf - 01 December 2006
Katalin Shirley-Smith
Reweaving the web - 25 August 2006
Alison Leonard
Change starts here - 24 November 2006
Tom Pouncey
New Quaker heritage trail in Wales - 24 November 2006
Stevie Krayer
A lasting impact - 03 November 2006
Christy Bischoff
Working towards peace in Sudan - 20 October 2006
Caroline Hayman
Power, accountability, authority, responsibility & trust - 20 October 2006
Dorothy Nelson
A Quaker agitator’s journey - 20 October 2006
David Austin
George Fox’s message for the world - 20 October 2006
Willem Furnee
Adam Curle 1916 - 2006 - 13 October 2006
Barbara Mitchels, Norwich & Lynn MM
But the mind is set free… - 06 October 2006
Jill Segger and Jan Arriens
Getting to grips with wicked problems - 06 October 2006
Laurie Michaelis
Seeking the Source - 29 September 2006
Rachael Booth & Michael Booth
Learning From Natascha - 22 September 2006
Janet Hyland
International Day of Peace - 22 September 2006
Diana Francis & Johan Galtung
Friend or foe or somewhere in the middle? - 15 September 2006
Alan Sealy
New beginnings - 08 September 2006
Christina Longden
On being a Quaker in the age of AIDS - 08 September 2006
Glen Williams
War on the Haifa homefront - 01 September 2006
Marilyn Hyman via Tina Leonard
Lebanon ‘at the crossroads’ - 01 September 2006
Tony Manasseh, Beirut
Letter from Maine - 25 August 2006
Andy Stoller
Lorenzo and his mask - 25 August 2006
Arla Patch
Hamas, hope or horror? - 25 August 2006
John Warren / Marisa Johnson
View from Jerusalem - 25 August 2006
Judy Admon
International news - 18 August 2006
Priscilla Santhosham
Elizabeth Salter - 25 August 2006
Paul Oestreicher
Darfur: background to a genocide - 27 April 2007
Becky Tinsley
From Salem to freedom - 18 August 2006
Priscilla Santhosham
A kindly light - 11 August 2006
Rommel Roberts
Endeavours to Mend - 11 August 2006
Clare-Marie White
Letter from Lebanon III - 04 August 2006
Tony Mannaseh, Beirut
Brummana postscript - 04 August 2006
Gillian Turner
Oasis of peace - 04 August 2006
Tony Crofts
Pick your cotton carefully - 04 August 2006
Steve Trent
Negotiations stop but work goes on - 04 August 2006
Martin Watson, Quaker UN Office, Geneva
Beirut days continued... - 04 August 2006
Tony Manasseh
Beirut Days - 28 July 2006
Tony Manasseh, Brummana Meeting
Leinster Quarterly Meeting - 28 July 2006
Marjorie A Lamb
News from Lebanon - 21 July 2006
Tony Mannaseh, Beirut
Discernment in Community: What Leads to Life? - 28 July 2006
Thomas Jeavons, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting
Voices of dissent - 21 July 2006
Janet Hyland
Pick Your Cotton Carefully - 06 August 2004
Steve Trent, Executive Director, Environmental Justice Foundation
Africa: Celebration and Challenge - 11 August 2006
Kim Lanning, Sussex East MM
What canst thou say? - 30 June 2006
Clare-Marie White
Adam Curle at 90 - 07 July 2006
Linda Murgatroyd
UN Small Arms Conference - 30 June 2006
Sarah Santhosham
Conscience remembered - 07 July 2006
David Boulton, Kendal and Sedbergh MM
Bury the Chains - 23 June 2006
Marie Lasenby
1807 to 2007, slavery past and present - 23 June 2006
Jeff Howarth
'I was sick, and you visited me' - 15 September 2006
Theresa Watts
'To find hell and carry some Light down there' - 16 June 2006
Ellen McGeorge, Bournemouth & Swanage MM
Huddersfield PM hold peace lecture - 09 June 2006
Carol Longbottom
Bury the chains - 23 June 2006
Marie Lasenby
Findin’ that light within... - 19 May 2006
Jan Arriens
Addressing Guns: Why Global Action is Vital - 26 May 2006
David Atwood, QUNO Geneva
The fruits of friendship - 12 May 2006
Maud Grainger, Coggeshall & Colchester MM
Alora and the shining lemon trees - 12 May 2006
Harvey Gillman
Latvia, a new star on the Quaker Horizon - 12 May 2006
Gerald Drewett
Inspired by the pacifism and simplicity of Quakerism - 05 May 2006
Kim Sungsoo
Iran: at work, play and prayer - 05 May 2006
Kath Worrall, Carlisle & Holm MM
The Iranian nuclear crisis - 05 May 2006
Matthew Taylor
Proud to be a Quaker - 05 May 2006
Jennifer Kavanagh
Quaker Bolivia Link: ten years on - 13 January 2006
Tim Crump, Quaker Bolivia Link
Quakers and climate change: what can we say? - 25 March 2005
Laurie Michaelis
Healing through memories - 11 March 2005
Marina Cantacuzino
Climate change ii - 10 December 2004
Gill Westcott
Appealing to Friends - 23 July 2004
Juliette Sturge and Aidan McCartney
Making Friends in Bolivia - 09 July 2004
Gwen Schaffer
Take the pledge for a greener world - 20 February 2004
Anne Brewer and Laurie Michaelis, co-secretaries, Quaker Green Action
Step lightly - 19 December 2003
Lizz Roe
People and asylum - 04 July 2003
Ann Carline Gilks, Winchmore Hill PM
From South African sun to Serbian snow - 27 June 2003
Marian Liebmann
Quakers or cowboys? - 20 June 2003
Laurie Andrews, Witham MM


All international articles


Africa: Kenya - Madagascar - Rwanda - South Africa - Zimbabwe

Americas: Bolivia - Canada - USA

Asia/West Pacific: South Korea

Europe*: Austria - Belgium - Denmark - France - Finland - Germany - Ireland - Italy - Latvia - Lebanon - Netherlands - Norway - Spain - Sweden

Middle East: Israel - Lebanon - Palestine

* We're not including Britain in our international index, though of course articles may have been written by Friends in Britain