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Remembrance & White Poppies News

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

White poppy wreath among the red poppy wreaths in Bath on Sunday

A wreath of white poppies placed by Quakers in Bath at the city's Remembrance Sunday ceremony has been stolen. This is the fourth year in which this has happened. 

White poppy sellers in Hackney, London

The Peace Pledge Union has thanked everyone who has worn a white poppy in the run-up to Remembrance Sunday this year.

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