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The Peace Pledge Union has warned that small children will be invited to handle real weapons at Armed Forces Day events this weekend.
Wiltshire Council has admitted that they are reliant on arms companies to run the National Event for Armed Forces Day in Salisbury this weekend.
At least eight arms companies are sponsoring the Armed Forces Day National Event this weekend, which includes a range of activities for children.
Jeremy Hunt has been accused of prioritising the militarist lobby in the Conservative Party over global security and economic need.
In a major development, the Court of Appeal has ruled that UK ministers broke the law in licensing arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
The PPU has predicted that the majority of people in the UK will not support any attempt by the British government to go to war with Iran.
Teachers and parents have been sharing their fears that children will be presented with a glamorised image of war on Armed Forces Day.
Grassroots LGBTQ campaigners in York have welcomed news that armed forces will not march in uniformed blocks at York Pride tomorrow.
Peace Pledge Union members have challenged themselves to ensure that they live up to their values within their own organisation, and act in solidarity with people around the world.
LGBTQ campaigners have joined with the Peace Pledge Union and other groups to urge organisers of LGBT Pride events not to accept sponsorship from arms dealers.