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Belford Military Court Centre

As 16 army instructors face a court-martial tomorrow (Monday 12 February) for allegedly abusing teenage recruits, critics have asked why the armed forces are the only employers in the UK allowed to conduct their own criminal trials.

Army information stand in a school, Ayrshire

The UK army has been accused of misleading potential recruits with a new recruitment campaign that promises emotional support within the army. 

PPU supporter packing white poppies

As 2017 draws to a close, the Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has confirmed that the number of white poppies distributed this year was the second highest in any year since white poppies were founded in 1933.

Sam Walton addresses the ceremony

White poppy wearers have held an Alternative Remembrance Sunday Ceremony only a short walk from the official ceremony at the Cenotaph. 

White poppy wreath

White poppy wearers have criticised Theresa May for planning to lay a wreath to remember the war dead while pursuing policies that are fuelling war. 

Sam Walton and Dan Woodhouse outside court

Two members of the Peace Pledge Union have been declared Not Guilty of criminal damage after a court heard how they were attempting to disarm warplanes bound for Saudi use in Yemen.

White poppy sellers in Huddersfield

The Royal British Legion is facing renewed criticism over its refusal to commemorate civilian victims of war on Remembrance Day.

White poppies in schools pack

British pacifists have rejected claims in today's Sunday Telegraph that they are “indoctrinating” children by promoting white

Bulford Military Court Centre

Seventeen sergeants and corporals in the UK army will face a preliminary hearing in a court-martial at the Bulford Military Court in Wiltshire from tomorrow (Thursday 21 September) over the alleged abuse of teenage recruits.

Memorial to war resisters

The UK government has been accused of airbrushing out key aspects of World War One history with its events to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the Battle of Passchendaele today (31 July).

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