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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.

Sign saying 'Polling Station'

The Peace Pledge Union has published five key questions for general election candidates on issues of peace and militarism. 

UK soldiers in training

Boris Johnson has threatened to water down human rights legislation so that it will not apply to troops on military operations, even within the UK.

Veterans for Peace protesting against the opening of the DSEI arms fair

The DSEI arms fair has opened in London, as a poll reveals that such events are opposed by a majority of the British public.

Protests at DSEI last time (2017)

The Peace Pledge Union will be one of many groups joining mass protests next week ahead of the DSEI arms fair in London.

Anti-BAE placard at Pride in Surrey

The organisers of Pride in Surrey have had participants removed for objecting to BAE Systems' sponsorship of the event.

No Pride in War banners

The UK's Bisexual Convention (BiCon) has voted overwhelmingly to rule out arms industry sponsorship and military recruitment stalls. 

Gavin Williamson

Newly appointed Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is facing questions over his previous support for introducing "military schools". 

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