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Box of white poppies

The number of schools ordering white poppies and related materials has risen sharply in 2020, the Peace Pledge Union has reported.

Sign reading "Five years of war in Yemen made in the UK"

The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has launched a legal challenge against the renewal of British arms sales to the Saudi regime.

ICAN supporters celebrating and holding up placards

50 states have ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, putting nuclear-armed states on the wrong side of international law.

Ed Bridges

Ed Bridges is at the Court of Appeal this week to challenge the use of facial recognition technology at a peaceful protest.

US police attacking Black Lives Matter demonstrators

Peace groups and anti-racist campaigners in the UK are calling on the government to end the export of tear gas and rubber bullets to the USA.

Dresden after the bombing of February 1945

The PPU has said that the 75th anniversary of VE Day is an occasion for remembering victims of war and learning from the past.

The UK Ministry of Defence has admitted that the RAF engaged in aerial bombing in Iraq on 10th April, when the Prime Minister was in hospital.

Poster saying "Five years of war in Yemen, made in the UK"

Peace Pledge Union members have joined their voices with millions of people around the world calling for an end to arms sales and military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

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.

Demonstration at Stratford Magistrates' Court

The Metropolitan Police are facing questions after the last-minute withdrawal of charges against a pacifist activist.

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