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The armed forces are facing calls to lose the ability to police themselves, after closing down all investigations into alleged war crimes in Iraq.
10 of the 290 young women who have joined the UK military this year have already reported being raped or sexually assaulted.
An arms fair in the Hampshire town of Farnborough yesterday was greeted by demonstrations outside the event and in the town.
UK ministers announce plans for multi-billion pound military projects - but cannot "afford" a decent pay rise for nurses in England.
Ben Wallace has promised more money for bugging, surveillance and undercover disruption around the world.
The Peace Pledge Union says that plans for a possible 44% increase in nuclear warheads will be be met with widespread resistance.
The Chancellor has failed to divert the 'defence' budget to tackling real security threats such as pandemics, poverty and the climate emergency.
Cardiff residents have been backed by peace and environmental groups in resisting plans to sell a park to a museum that promotes the armed forces.
The UK army is misusing the language of "female empowerment" to target misleading pro-military messages at girls and young women online.
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.