In the framework of the “Yes to Peace! No to NATO's military manoeuvres” campaign, promoted by the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation and more than 30 other Portuguese organizations, including CGTP-IN, women and youth organizations, initiatives are taking place in Portugal.
This manifestation took place September 28, 2015 in Venceslav Square in the center of Prague and was co-organised by the Czech Peace Movement (together with some other peace and antiwar initiatives) as part of the campaign against NATO which still continues, e. g. collection of signateres under a petition demanding the disengagement of the country from NATO with the aim to present them at the end of October during a special event in the Parliament of the Czech Republic .
The World Peace Council (WPC), the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples (MOVPAZ) and the Cuban Institute of Friendship of the Peoples (ICAP)
Call for the IV. International Seminar for Peace and elimination of Foreign Military Bases that will be held in Cuba from 22-25 November 2015. This seminar aims to denounce the interference policy of the imperialist powers that attempt to spread military bases in all continents.
September 24, 2015 Peace Committee of Georgia with the NGO coalition "Eurasian Choice" held a rally in front of the residence of the President of Georgia in Tbilisi.
The main demands of the action were: the termination of cooperation with NATO and the restoration of diplomatic relations with Russia.
The demonstrators denounced the discovery of the so-called "NATO Training Center" in the near of the capital of Georgia. The Center was discovered in the former Russian military base.
Protesters also demanded the withdrawal of Georgian troops from Afghanistan.
The Czech Peace Movement is taking part in the anti-NATO protests in the Czech Republic, against the country’s membership to NATO.
The U.S. Peace Council has organised a speaking tour in the U.S. from October 14-17. Palestinian member of the Israeli Parliament (the Knesset), Aida Touma-Sliman will address the public in New York City and New Haven. She is also a member of the Peace and Solidarity Committee of Israel.
WPC Secretariat Meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey, along with Middle East and Europe Regional Meetings, between 18th and 21th of June. Below are the speech of WPC President Socorro Gomes and the report of WPC General Secretary Thanassis Pafilis.
WPC Secretariat Meeting in Istanbul Socorro Gomes (June 20, 2015)
Three members of the Communist Party, Turkey were arrested on May 1st in Istanbul, Turkey, for attending a demonstration in Taksim Square. The Mayday demonstrations in Istanbul are suppressed by the government for the last three years and Taksim Square is closed to all activities, especially on Mayday. This square, which has a political importance for the Turkish working class was the scene of a sudden protest by the Communist Party, although the area was blocked by the police forces.
Communiqué of the Executive Committee of the WPC
Goa, India 26-28 November 2014
Una concentración en la Plaza Mavili y protesta al frente de la Embajada norteamericana realizaron el viernes, 17 de abril, al mediodía, trabajadores, mujeres, estudiantes y miembros del movimiento antiimperialista y a favor de la paz, expresando su solidaridad con el pueblo venezolano.