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Cluster munition exploding in the Falkland Islands

Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace have been urged to rule out any return to the use of cluster munitions by UK troops.

Ministry of Defence

The PPU has said that changes in the law are urgently needed following revelations about cover-ups of war crimes. 

Sign saying 'Polling Station'

The Peace Pledge Union has published five key questions for general election candidates on issues of peace and militarism. 

UK soldiers in training

Boris Johnson has threatened to water down human rights legislation so that it will not apply to troops on military operations, even within the UK.

White poppy wreath in Exeter

Hundreds of white poppy wearers have attended ceremonies to remember all victims of war and to commit themselves to peace.

Carla Denyer wearing a white poppy and a red poppy together

General election candidates from several parties have been attacked in parts of the media for wearing white poppies.

White poppies

Veterans who wear white poppies have urged the Minister for Veterans to apologise for encouraging people to "ignore" white poppy wearers. 

White poppy and red poppy together

The Royal British Legion is to prevent civilian members of organisations such as St John Ambulance from joining their Cenotaph parade.