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Local authorities around the UK have been challenged over the involvement of children in events to mark Armed Forces Day this weekend (Saturday 30 June).

Armed Forces Day 2018

In the latest sign of the army's inability to cope with criticism, an army officer in Leicester called out the police on Saturday (23 June) against a group of local people who were peacefully demonstrating against militarism.

York Pride 2018

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.

Young recruits in military training

News published on 9 June 2018 revealed that the UK army is placing recruitment advertisements on social media around GCSE results day, encouraging young people who are disapp

Ambrose Musiyiwa addresses the conference, with Amy Clark-Bryan in the chair

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.

Image of a soldier talking to children

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been accused of promoting politically biased schooling after announcing new plans to encourage a “military ethos” in British

White poppies in schools pack

British pacifists have rejected claims in today's Sunday Telegraph that they are “indoctrinating” children by promoting white

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