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A former head of the British army has called for changes in the law to give the military a greater role in tackling civil emergencies.
War and militarism have continued throughout 2021, despite the Covid pandemic and the climate emergency.
Pacifists have said that NATO governments and the Russian government are both to blame for military tension over Ukraine.
Messages of support have been sent to hundreds of conscientious objectors and peace activists in prison around the world.
Wreaths of white poppies have today been laid in more than 20 towns and cities in the UK to remember all victims of war.
White poppies will feature in both alternative and official ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday this weekend.
The Peace Pledge Union has welcomed a decision by the British Legion to remove a grenade-themed bottle of rum from their online Poppy Shop.
Senior army officers are meeting 'Defence' Secretary Ben Wallace following revelations about the abuse of young women in the British army.
Arms dealers at an event in Worcestershire today have been greeted by protests and nonviolent direct action.
There is now at least one white poppy outlet in nearly every city and large town in Britain, as well as many smaller towns.