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.
WPC wishes you all a peaceful New Year 2015 with success in our common struggles
The Philippine Peace and Solidarity Council (PPSC) held a rally today, April 28, 2014, to protest Barack Obama’s 2-day state visit to the Philippines which starts today. The rally was held at the Ninoy Aquino Park along Quezon Avenue in Quezon City, Metro Manila, near President Noynoy Aquino’s family residence.
SPEECH, Thanassis Pafilis, General Secretary of the WPC ON THE 65th ANNIVERSARY OF THE WPC
At the celebratory event in Athens, 1st September 2014, organized by EEDYE
Friends and fellow militants,
This year marks 65 years since the founding of the World Peace Council (WPC) which was the pioneering global anti-imperialist peace organization. It was established after World War II in response to imperialist aggression, under Cold War conditions.
To Mr. Barack Obama
President of the United States
Together with many social movements, academic, scientific and artistic personalities, and especially with renowned foreign jurists I come, as President of the World Peace Council, to request the immediate freedom of 3 Cuban citizens, unfairly arrested in the United States when they were protecting their country against terrorist attacks.
The noble initiative of the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, represents another significant step forward in international support for the just cause of the Palestinian people.