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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

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Army information stand at a  school in Ayrshire

The Peace Pledge Union has reported a significant increase in the number of teachers asking for advice about challenging militarism in schools. 

Teachers and PPU members at the NEU conference

The Peace Pledge Union has found widespread concern among teachers about the growth of cadet units and military programmes in schools. 

The Peace Pledge Union will be meeting teachers from across England and Wales at the annual conference of the National Education Union.

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Saudi officers are being trained at military bases in the UK, according to information published under the Freedom of Information Act.

British army recruits in training

The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has welcomed the news that the British army is still failing to meet its recruitment targets.

No Pride in War protest

Organisers of LGBT Pride in Surrey are facing more calls to ditch arms firm BAE Systems as the "Lead Sponsor" of their parade in Woking on 10 August. 

PPU members demonstrating against the UK government's military support for Saudi Arabia

The UK government say they will investigate claims that UK "special forces" are operating in Yemen alongside Saudi-backed troops. 

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. 

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