Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and the Venezuelan people was in force in the political and cultural event that took place on February 22nd in the “A Voz do Operário” (Workers Voice) hall in Lisbon.
Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation
February 22nd - 18h
Voz do Operário - Lisboa
Raising the defence of peace as the prominent issue given Trump's reiterated threat of militarily attacking Venezuela and the Venezuelan people, organizations promote a political-cultural event on February 22nd, beginning at 18 at Voz do Operário, in Lisbon.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) expresses profound indignation at the Portuguese Government's recognition of the US puppet Juan Guaidó's self-proclamation as "president" of Venezuela, in complete disrespect for the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic and International Law.
Seventeen years after the Israeli imprisonment of the Palestinian MP Ahmad Sa’adat, perpetrated on January 15th 2002, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) reaffirms the demand for his liberation, as well as the liberation of all other Palestinian political prisoners —more than 5000, many of which children— incarcerated in Israeli prisons.
On January 1st, 2959, the Rebel Army, supported by the great mass of the Cuban people, entered Havana ended the corrupt tyranny of Fulgêncio Baptista and his henchmen, governors of Cuba in the interest of the USA.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC), given the serious threats agains the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, divulges two recent statements by CPPC and the posters of two forthcoming solidarity initiatives, to be held in Lisbon and Porto, promoted by CPPC alongside other Portuguese organizations.
Ten years since Israel's criminal aggression on the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip, designated by the aggressor as 'Operation Cast Lead', the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) reiterates is solidarity with the Palestinian people and their courageous struggle for a sovereign, independent and viable State of Palestine, along the pre-1967 borders, with capital in West Jerusalem, and for respect of the right of return of Palestinian refugees, as inscribed in numerous United Nations resolutions.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation commemorated September 21 the International Day of Peace, promoting several initiatives in several cities throughout the country, and by making public the text below.
September 21 – International Day of Peace
Let us broaden our action for peace, for disarmament, for solidarity
August 1948: cornerstone of the world Peace movement
Exactly 70 years ago, between August 25 and 28 1948, the Polish city of Wroclaw hosted the World Congress of Intellectuals in Defence of Peace, an important expression of the world movement that, two years later, would join around the World Peace Council.
Regardless of a later assessment, the conclusions of the NATO summit held in Brussels on July 11 and 12 confirm what the CPPC and the more than 40 organisations that joined the campaign “Yes to Peace! No to NATO! “said soon after its objectives were known, namely that this summit was aimed at “strengthening the warmongering intervention capacity” of this aggressive political-military bloc. This is, in fact, the serious and dangerous path to which the Portuguese Government has unacceptably associated Portugal.