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Dresden after the bombing in 1945

The Peace Pledge Union has challenged ministers' failure to comment on the 75th anniversary of the RAF's mass killing of civilians.

UK armed forces in training

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.
 
War Resisters' International logo

People in the UK, US and Iran are demonstrating against war and military aggression.

Army advert for the 2020 recruitment campaign

The UK army has been accused of trying to exploit teenagers who lack self-confidence after launching their 2020 recruitment campaign. 

UK armed forces in training

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

No Pride in War activists

In these difficult times, the need for a strong and active pacifist movement is greater than ever.

We invite you to join other members of the PPU for our Annual General Meeting on 29th February in London. Hear more about our work over the past year – and help us shape what comes next.

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.

Cluster munition exploding in the Falkland Islands

Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace have been urged to rule out any return to the use of cluster munitions by UK troops.

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