armed forces day

  • 23 Jun 2009

    The British government needs to make a clean break over the true cost and consequences of its recent military intervention policies, says the think-tank Ekklesia, which is calling for major investment in alternative, non-violent initiatives to tackle escalating global conflicts.

  • 23 Jun 2009

    Armed Forces Day will be celebrated in the UK for the first time on 27 June 2009. Savi Hensman asks whether the government's rhetoric is matched by reality.

  • 23 Jun 2009

    War and armed violence is taking an alarming toll on civilians in conflict-affected countries across the globe, according to new findings published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today.

  • 16 Jun 2009

    Following the announcement that the Iraq war inquiry will be held in private, it has been suggested today that Armed Forces Day should be an opportunity to think honestly about military intervention and the alternatives.

  • 16 Jun 2009

    Following the announcement that the Iraq war inquiry will be held in private, the thinktank Ekklesia has today proposed that Armed Forces Day should be an opportunity to think honestly about military intervention rather than an excuse to divert attention away from the realities of war.

  • 10 Jun 2009

    Saturday 27 June 2009 is Britain's first Armed Forces Day, which is intended to become an annual celebration.

  • 2 Jun 2009

    Saturday 27 June 2009 is Britain's first Armed Forces Day, an event that it is proposed should become an annual official celebration.