The recent violent protests in Hong Kong have focussed on the alleged unfairness of a proposed law permitting the extradition of criminal suspects for crimes committed elsewhere on the Chinese mainland. The protest organizers claim that the extradition agreement would be used to target “activists” in Hong Kong opposing Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong. But the proposed extradition law is similar to that existing between provinces in Canada, the United States and most other countries.

Número especial de la revista “Paz y Soberanía” dedicada al VI Seminario Internacional de Paz y por la abolición de las Bases Militares Extranjeras / Special issue of "Paz y Soberanía" dedicated to the VI. International Seminar for Peace and the Abolition of Foreign Bases.

The All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation (AIPSO) condemns Indian government’s decision to vote with Israel in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) to prevent a Palestinian human rights organisation called Shahed, from getting observer status in UN institutions. This is the first time India has voted with Israel on a resolution at the UN that is being perceived as pro-Israel.

La administración de Donald Trump al frente del gobierno de los Estados Unidos, ha desatado una ofensiva contra nuestros pueblos latinoamericanos, enfocando su ataque en contra de Cuba, al endurecer las medidas de la llamada Ley Helms Burton, y así cercar más a la Isla con el Bloqueo Económico, que ha castigado durante años al heroico pueblo cubano y su Revolución. Pero a pesar de todo los hijos del Comandante Fidel han resistido y derrotado al imperio durante 60 años.

Since the September 11, 2001 attack on New York, leaders of the US military-industrial complex have put the Empire’s war machine into high gear, attacking, under the guise of an endless “war on terror” and “responsibility to protect,” one country after another and bringing death and destruction to many countries of the world, especially to those in the Middle East.

The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) supports the appeal given the Portuguese Embassy in Venezuela, on May 2nd, and subscribed by several Venezuelan non-governmental organizations, asking the Portuguese State to fulfill its obligation and intervene with the Novo Banco ('New Bank') so the bank will release the more than 1.5 billion euros of the Venezuela State illegally retained by this bank and complete the payment orders that, in general, are aimed at paying medication, health services, food and other essential goods the Venezuelan people so needs.

The World Peace Council is extremely concerned about the heightening of tensions in the Persian Gulf. In recent months, the United States has steadily increased its threats against Iran and now the situation in the region has become critical with war by the US - and its allies in Saudi Arabia and Israel - on Iran a very real possibility.

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