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British troops marching on Armed Forces Day

Rules issued by the Ministry of Defence today ban all armed forces personnel from mentioning "defence" issues on social media without approval.

UK army recruits in training

The UK government has paused an integrated review of defence policy to focus on tackling the coronavirus pandemic. 

Rishi Sunak about to present the budget

The Chancellor's plan to give National Insurance relief to businesses that hire veterans has been condemned for encouraging employers to engage in unfair discrimination.

Chris Henderson of PPU Council reports back on a discussion about the meaning of the peace pledge

Pacifist determination to resist war was made clear as Peace Pledge Union members from around Britain held their annual general meeting last weekend.

PPU supporters campaigning in the street in Hackney

The Peace Pledge Union has launched a new project to support people in campaigning about everyday militarism in their own communities.

Army cadets marching in North Wales

Pacifists have welcomed a vote by Cambridge University Students' Union against allowing military recruitment at freshers' fairs. 

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) predicted that students at other universities will follow Cambridge's example. 

Protest outside the ADS Dinner
A super-expensive networking dinner for arms dealers has been nonviolently disrupted by hundreds of peaceful protesters.
 
UK armed forces in training

The UK government has announced legislation to end so-called "vexatious" claims against armed forces personnel. 

Boris Johnson with armed forces leaders

British pacifists have promised that Boris Johnson will face continuous resistance as he seeks to implement militarist policies. 

Royal Navy vessels

General election candidates are facing questions over issues including the arms trade, nuclear weapons and militarism in schools.

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