On Wednesday July 11 2018 a demonstration against NATO took place on Wenceslas Square in the centre of Prague, Czech Republic. Protest was organised by the Czech Peace Movement in the framework of the international anti-imperialist campaign of the World Peace Council "YES TO PEACE! NO TO NATO!" and was orgaised the same day the NATO summit started in Brussels, Belgium.
Once again this year Portuguese organizations have gathered to denounce NATO warmongering goals and its summit to be held in Brussels.
The organizations have been promoting initiatives throughout the country, with the distribution of documents and the campaign will culminate in several street actions, in the following days - from July 7 to 12-, namely in the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra, Faro and Évora.
See bellow the text cosigned by the Portuguese organizations that is the basis for the campaign.
For peace and disarmament!
The Middle East Meeting of the WPC was successfully held from 22-24 June in Amman, Jordan.
The Greek Committee for International Detente and Peace has prepared a map showing the foreign military presence in Greece.
The Greek Committee for International Détente and Peace (EEDYE) honors this year the
completion of 60 years since the first release of its magazine “ROADS OF PEACE” on May
9, 1958. From then until today, “ROADS OF PEACE” are an important "tool" in the development of the anti-war and anti-imperialist struggle.
The 60th anniversary of our Peace Magazine coincides with the Great Anti-fascist
Victory of the Peoples, the crushing of the fascist powers, with countless sacrifices
of the peoples, with the Soviet Union and its people at the forefront, giving 20
With hope, however cautious, the world receives the news about the agreement signed this June 12 between the Presidents Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, which puts Korea and the US closer to a diplomatic solution for the regional instability, to dissipate the constant threat of war and end the painful Korean national division. After almost seven decades of outrageous, offensive policy of the US and its allies against the People’s Korea, the peace forces must follow up on the dialogue’s development with renewed commitment.
By Socorro Gomes*
É com esperança, ainda que cautelosa, que o mundo recebe a notícia do acordo assinado nesta terça-feira (12) entre os presidentes Kim Jong-un e Donald Trump, colocando a Coreia e os EUA mais próximos de uma solução diplomática para a instabilidade na região, para dissipar uma ameaça constante de guerra e encerrar a dolorosa divisão nacional coreana. Após quase sete décadas de ultrajante política ofensiva dos Estados Unidos e seus aliados contra a Coreia Popular, as forças da paz devem acompanhar com reforçado compromisso o avanço do diálogo.
Por Socorro Gomes*
We appeal to all organizations and activists in Europe that defend the cause of Peace, to promote actions against NATO and its summit in Brussels, for the dissolution of this political-military block and in favour of the struggle of each people within each NATO member state for withdrawal from this military organization.
We recognize that NATO has now existed for almost 70 years, and that during this entire period NATO has continued to increase its membership, in expanding its sphere of influence, its aggression and its demands on the people.
World Peace Council will protest the 2018 NATO Summit in Brussels in July.
The regional meeting of the WPC in Europe took place successfully in London, on 26 and 27 May, 2018. The meeting was hosted by the British Peace Assembly (BPA) more than 30 years after the last such occasion. The Meeting took place a significant venue, the Marx Memorial Library, 200 years from the birth of Karl Marx, whose works continue to inspire millions of peoples in the world.