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Peacebuilding & Nonviolence News

Russian anti-war protesters

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has been urged to make a public offer of asylum to Russian soldiers who refuse to fight in Ukraine.

Houses of Parliament

British pacifists have said that repressive measures proposed in the Queen's Speech won't stop people taking direct action.

Teachers visiting the PPU stand at NEU conference

Teachers at a union conference have been visiting the Peace Pledge Union stand to express support for campaigns against militarism in schools.

A Russian woman protester is led away by police while holding white flowers

The Russian group Feminist Anti-War Resistance have called on people around the world to challenge the war in Ukraine.

Block Lockheed banner spread across the entrance road to Lockheed Martin early today

People in Bedfordshire are today blockading the entrances to arms company Lockheed Martin's largest UK site.

An anti-war banner hanging from a bridge in St Petersburg

In response to this morning's news, the Peace Pledge Union has released the following statement.

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has been accused of undermining his own claim to want to settle the Ukraine crisis through patient diplomacy.

UK armed forces in Estonia

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has today issued the following statement with regards to the prospect of war over Ukraine.

People lying in the road to the DSEI arms fair, surrounded by police

War and militarism have continued throughout 2021, despite the Covid pandemic and the climate emergency.

Shahar Peretz

Messages of support have been sent to hundreds of conscientious objectors and peace activists in prison around the world.

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