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Four members of Veterans for Peace UK (one representing another member who was unable to be present) discarded their war medals outside Downing Street yesterday in a powerful protest agains the UK bombing of Syria. The protest was widely reported in the media, with many pieces - such as this one - including video footage.
ForcesWatch staff were there in support, as we work closely with VfP, especially in education, raising critical thinking around the military in schools. Read a response to a VfP schools workshop here.
Three other VfP UK members discarded their medals in July: watch this film of it. In October, the VfP coordinator Ben Griffin gave a talk on ‘The Making of a Modern British Soldier’ - see the high-quality film of here.