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remembrance & white poppies

White poppy wreath in Exeter

Hundreds of white poppy wearers have attended ceremonies to remember all victims of war and to commit themselves to peace.

Carla Denyer wearing a white poppy and a red poppy together

General election candidates from several parties have been attacked in parts of the media for wearing white poppies.

White poppies

Veterans who wear white poppies have urged the Minister for Veterans to apologise for encouraging people to "ignore" white poppy wearers. 

White poppy and red poppy together

The Royal British Legion is to prevent civilian members of organisations such as St John Ambulance from joining their Cenotaph parade. 

White poppy attached to a jacket

The landlord of a pub in Bristol has said that customers who do not wear a red poppy will be refused service on Remembrance Sunday. 

White poppy wreaths

White poppy wearers will hold alternative Remembrance events to remember all victims of war and to commit themselves to peace.

A candle held at a previous 'Remember Refugees' event

The Peace Pledge Union is joining with Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants in a ceremony to remember refugees who have died seeking safety.

White poppy wreaths at the ceremony in London

An opinion poll conducted by Populus has revealed that a staggering 83% of UK adults want to remember victims of war of all nationalities. 

Red and white poppy wreaths in Bath in 2018

The Peace Pledge Union has welcomed a decision by the Royal British Legion to promote remembrance for civilians for the first time.

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