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23 May 2008

To lie or not to lie? - preview

Steve Whiting tackles questions of truth and integrity as he tries to organise a trip to the US to take part in nonviolence training

'Have you ever been arrested?'

'Have you ever been charged?'

If you want to travel to the United States you are required to answer these questions
  • If you answer yes to either of them, you have to make an appointment at the US embassy to be interviewed for a visa application
  • Before you can do that you need to apply to the ACPO Criminal Records Office for your record


  • I had applied for a place on a twenty-one-day nonviolence training course in Philadelphia this June run by Training for Change, a renowned Quaker-supported training organisation
  • Apart from professional benefits for my work for Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) I was hoping to bring back ideas on how the QPSW Turning the Tide programme could develop its own nonviolence courses

  • Steve Whiting

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