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Army poster advertising online events for girls and young women

The UK army is misusing the language of "female empowerment" to target misleading pro-military messages at girls and young women online.

Nick Carter addressing a government coronavirus briefing in April 2020

The Chief of the Defence Staff has said that assisting with the struggle against Covid 19 is not part of the military's core purpose.

Online advertisement for the Day of Action, saying "World Says No to War on Yemen"

Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and other world leaders are under pressure to end arms sales and military support to Saudi Arabia.

Banner in Glasgow welcoming the Nuclear Ban Treaty

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has come into effect, putting nuclear-armed states on the wrong side of international law.

Ministry of Defence (plaque on the front of the building)

The Peace Pledge Union has condemned the UK government's purchase of new surface attack missiles for £550 million.

PPU member holding placard reading "Bombs can't defend us from pandemics and climate change"

It's been a tough year. But whenever arms dealers and militarists have sought to wage war and increase their power, they have faced resistance.

Tamsin Omond

Leading environmental activist Tamsin Omond has accused the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary of "missing the point" about climate change.

Ministry of Defence (plaque on the front of the building)

Ben Wallace has claimed that the armed forces will become more environmental by using "sustainable fuels" for combat jets.

Royal Navy vessels

The Peace Pledge Union has said that threats to deploy gunboats are rooted in a naive belief that all problems can be solved with armed force.

British soldiers in training

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says that there is "reasonable basis" to claims that UK troops committed war crimes in Iraq.

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