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UK nuclear submarine

Campaigners have condemned the government’s Integrated Review Refresh 2023, calling it a “wasted opportunity to address the security threats we face.” 

Bloodshed in Ukraine

One year on from Putin's invasion of Ukraine, pacifists in Ukraine and Britain have called for urgent peace talks without preconditions to end the bloodshed.

PPU chair Peter Glasgow with a placard reading 'Nurses Not Nukes'

Britian's leading pacifist organisation has slammed suggestions that the army should be given an extra £10bn in next month's budget.

British army tank

British pacifists have said that sending more Western arms to Ukraine will fuel war and do nothing to bring peace.

A picket line with a banner reading 'Support the right to strike'

Britain's leading pacifist network has criticised plans to deploy military personnel to do the work of striking paramedics and border staff.

Nurses' picket line at St Thomas' hospital

As nurses went on strike today, pacifists said that the UK’s massive military budget would be better spent on services such as the NHS.

British army tanks in Estonia

Members and allies of the Peace Pledge Union will today gather outside the Ministry of 'Defence' to demonstrate and hand out leaflets.

Johnny Mercer

The UK Minister for Veterans is facing calls to explain a tweet he sent following the conviction of a former soldier for manslaughter.

Jeremy Hunt

Pacifists have slammed Jeremy Hunt's plan to maintain existing levels of military spending while reducing help with energy costs. 

White poppy wreaths

White poppies will feature in boh official and alternative ceremonies around the UK to mark Remembrance Sunday today.

White poppy wreaths

White poppy wearers will hear messages from people in Russia and Ukraine at the National Alternative Remembrance Ceremony.

Benjamin Zephaniah wearing a white poppy

Leading poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah has said that we should remember all victims of war and work harder for peace.