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remembrance & white poppies

White poppy wreaths at the ceremony in London

An opinion poll conducted by Populus has revealed that a staggering 83% of UK adults want to remember victims of war of all nationalities. 

Red and white poppy wreaths in Bath in 2018

The Peace Pledge Union has welcomed a decision by the Royal British Legion to promote remembrance for civilians for the first time.

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

There are currently no staff vacancies.

Allied troops landing on Gold Beech on D-Day

Theresa May and Donald Trump have been accused of abusing the memory of people who died on D-Day by using the 75th anniversary to ramp up support for military force today.

PPU conference last year

We inivite you to join us in London on Satuday 1st June for Local to Global: Solidarity for Peace. This is the annual conference of the Peace Pledge Union. 

Conscientious objectors' memorial stone in Tavistock Square, London

British cities including London and Edinburgh will be among the places around the world that will mark International Conscientious Objectors' Day tomorrow (Wednesday 15 May).

PPU conference 2018

Would you like to be part of determining the PPU's policies, strategy and direction? Are you a PPU member? Have you been a member for at least a year?

Staff and volunteers in the Peace Pledge Union office

This is a vital time to be resisting war and militarism with active nonviolence. We now have two vacancies on the Peace Pledge Union's staff team. 

PPU supporters selling white poppies in Hackney

Throughout 2018, Peace Pledge Union members and supporters around the UK took action in their own communities to promote peace and to resist militarism.

White poppy wreath

White poppy wreaths have been deliberately removed from at least four memorials in various parts of Britain. They are thought to have been stolen by militarists who object to white poppies

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