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Hiroshima after the bombing, 1945

British ministers have been accused of erasing history after announcing plans for VJ Day 75 while ignoring the nuclear bombings of Japan.

Mark Carleton-Smith

The head of the British army has admitted that the army are failing to "follow through" on their commitment to recruiting women.

British troops marching on Armed Forces Day

Labour leader Keir Starmer has been accused of promoting a misleading image of the UK military while marking Armed Forces Day.

Ed Bridges

Ed Bridges is at the Court of Appeal this week to challenge the use of facial recognition technology at a peaceful protest.

Statue of Arthur Harris in London

The Peace Pledge Union has reiterated calls to remove a statue of Arthur Harris, known for colonial atrocities and bombing German civilians.

US police attacking Black Lives Matter demonstrators

Peace groups and anti-racist campaigners in the UK are calling on the government to end the export of tear gas and rubber bullets to the USA.

UK Ministry of Defence

The Service Prosecuting Authority has dropped all but one investigation into alleged war-related crimes by UK armed forces personnel in Iraq.

Colombian poster promoting International Conscientious Objectors' Day

People in six continents took part in events to support and celebrate conscientious objectors on Friday (15th May).

Conscientious Objectors memorial stone inscription in Tavistock Square

On Friday 15th May people around the world will pause to remember all those who have refused to bear arms and participate in war.

Children bombed out of their homes in the London Blitz, 1940

People with memories of World War Two are expressing fear over plans in some areas to sound air raid sirens at events to mark VE Day 75.

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