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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.
People in the UK, US and Iran are demonstrating against war and military aggression.
The UK army has been accused of trying to exploit teenagers who lack self-confidence after launching their 2020 recruitment campaign.
The UK government has announced legislation to end so-called "vexatious" claims against armed forces personnel.
British pacifists have promised that Boris Johnson will face continuous resistance as he seeks to implement militarist policies.
General election candidates are facing questions over issues including the arms trade, nuclear weapons and militarism in schools.
Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace have been urged to rule out any return to the use of cluster munitions by UK troops.
The PPU has said that changes in the law are urgently needed following revelations about cover-ups of war crimes.
The Peace Pledge Union has published five key questions for general election candidates on issues of peace and militarism.
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.