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Boris Johnson with British armed forces leaders

Despite underfunded health and social care services, the UK still has the second highest military spending of all 29 countries in NATO.

White poppy wreaths

The Peace Pledge Union has said that Remembrance Day risks being a 'festival of forgetting' if we ignore Yemen and other current wars.

Houses of Parliament

The director-general of the Royal British Legion has become the latest public figure to criticise the Overseas Operations Bill.

Picture of House of Commons briefing paper on the Overseas Operations Bill

The Peace Pledge Union has called on MPs to vote aganist the Overseas Operations Bill when it comes before Parliament on Wednesday 23rd September.

Soldiers inviting a child to handle a gun at Llandudno in 2018

An online gathering has seen people from various parts of the UK and beyond share ideas and plans for challenging everyday militarism.

Saudi air force jets

The Royal Air Force have abandoned their attempt to develop a new military training site in north-west Wales in the face of widespread opposition.

Ahmed Al-Babati arrested near Downing Street

Pacifists have demanded the release of a British soldier arrested for peacefully protesting about the war in Yemen. 

White poppy volunteer evening

Full time, seven-week contract from 28th September, salary £33,600 p.a. pro rata. Closing Date - Midday 3rd September 2020.

House destroyed by bombing in Sanna in Yemen

The Welsh government has been urged to withhold support for a new military training airfield at Llanbedr in north-west Wales.

UK Ministry of Defence

The UK's MoD is recruiting someone to promote inclusion, just as new information reveals their role in training the forces of homophobic regimes.

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