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Poster reading 'Stop the Arms Fair'

The biennial DSEI arms fair is already facing resistance, days before it opens at London's Excel Centre.

Grant Shapps

Grant Shapps has been urged to end military support for regimes such as Saudi Arabia and cancel the upcoming London arms fair.

Yurii Sheliazhenko in front of a peace poster

British pacifists have said that charges brought against a leading Ukrainian pacifist are ludicrous, untrue and politically motivated.

People holding placards reading 'No Pride in War'

British pacifists have said that the UK goverment and its armed forces remain complicit in homophobic persecution.

Four people forming part of a peace protest in Falmouth

The Armed Forces Day National Event divided people in Falmouth today as the town saw protests, graffiti and questions over freedom to protest.

A soldier watches as a small child sits at the controls of a machine gun.

Concerned parents have raised the alarm over “family” events for Armed Forces Day tomorrow,

Welsh flag

A new campaigning network is preparing to map militarism in Wales and bring people together to challenge it.

Poster for the Object War campaign, supporting Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian conscientious objectors

On International Conscientious Objectors' Day, Rishi Sunak has been urged to offer asylum to Russians who refuse to be part of the war in Ukraine.

A white poppy and a red poppy

White poppy wearers have welcomed plans to make red poppies recyclable, while urging the British Legion to recognise the link between climate change and war.

PPU members and NEU delegates at the NEU conference

The Peace Pledge Union has backed teachers who are challenging a rise in military spending while education is desperately underfunded.

Russians protesting against war in Ukraine

British peace activists have warned that the Putin regime may use the Tatarsky killing as an excuse to arrest Russian opponents of the war in Ukraine.

Jeremy Hunt

The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has been accused of wasting billions on a sky-high ‘defence’ budget, while failing to adequately address the threats posed by climate change and the cost-of-living crisis.