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Protest and celebration outside the Royal Courts of Justice

In a major development, the Court of Appeal has ruled that UK ministers broke the law in licensing arms sales to Saudi Arabia. 

Ministry of Defence plaque

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.

A small child handling a machine gun on Armed Forces Day 2018, Llandudno

Teachers and parents have been sharing their fears that children will be presented with a glamorised image of war on Armed Forces Day. 

No Pride in War protest at York Pride 2018

Grassroots LGBTQ campaigners in York have welcomed news that armed forces will not march in uniformed blocks at York Pride tomorrow.

Melanie Strickland addressing PPU conference

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. 

No Pride in War - protest at London Pride 2016

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.

Allied troops landing on Gold Beech on D-Day

Theresa May and Donald Trump have been accused of abusing the memory of people who died on D-Day by using the 75th anniversary to ramp up support for military force today.

PPU conference last year

We inivite you to join us in London on Satuday 1st June for Local to Global: Solidarity for Peace. This is the annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union. 

Jay Sutherland speaking at the Conscientious Objectors' Day ceremony in London

Young people in the UK have marked International Conscientious Objectors' Day by insisting that they will resist militarism in everyday life

UK soldiers in training

The Peace Pledge Union have insisted that armed forces personnel must be subject to the same laws that other people have to follow. 

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