The organisers of LGBT Pride in York are facing criticism after allowing armed forces to march formally in uniform at the city's Pride parade on Saturday (9 June). There was also an army recruitment stall in the Pride festival.
Pacifists and anti-militarists from around Britain gathered in London on Saturday (12 May 2018) to share ideas, learn from each other and make plans for resisting militarism locally, nationally and internationally.
The revelation that instructors at an army training college have been investigated dozens of times for alleged abuse and ill-treatment has triggered fresh calls for the armed forces to lose their power to maintain their own police forces and run their own criminal trials.
As 16 army instructors face a court-martial tomorrow (Monday 12 February) for allegedly abusing teenage recruits, critics have asked why the armed forces are the only employers in the UK allowed to conduct their own criminal trials.