On International Conscientious Objectors’ Day we remember our work with conscientious objectors 100 years ago, during the First World War.
In 1914 a group of young Quakers set up a humanitarian first aid project in France called the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU). Most of its 1,200 members were pacifists and they were all civilians. The FAU provided conscientious objectors with a means to support the wounded – but not the war. More