On Sunday, November 29, 2020, All India Peace and solidarity Organisation (AIPSO) is organising an international webinar on Palestine. The speakers are WPC Executive Secretary Iraklis Tsavdaridis and Chairman of the Palestine Committee on Peace and Solidarity, Dr. Aqel Taqaz.
The World Peace Council (WPC) condemns the provocative recent visit of Turkish President Erdogan to Cyprus, which has been occupied by the Turkish army for 46 years.
This visit to the besieged city of Famagusta is provocative because it is in clear contrast to any UN effort to find a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem.
In her article published in Morning Star, Liz Payne, the Convener of the British Peace Assembly, looks back 70 years to when the World Peace Council came to Sheffield – against the best efforts of Attlee’s Labour Party.
Seventy years ago, from November 13 to 19 1950, a huge international peace conference was to have taken place in Sheffield, with thousands of delegates attending from across the world.
To its eternal shame, the Labour government of the day did everything in its power to stop it.
Following the news that the Kingdom of Morocco initiated, in the early hours of the morning of this Friday, November 13, a military aggression against Western Sahara, carrying out an incursion into Saharawi territory in the area of Guerguerat, after, in the last days information on Moroccan military activities with troop parking and armaments near the border.
In the face of this aggression, in flagrant violation of the ceasefire agreement in force since 1991, under the auspices of the UN, the Polisario front forces evacuated civilians from the area and responded to the attack.
The World Peace Council follows with deep concern the situation in Western Sahara and vehemently rejects Morocco's violation of the cease-fire agreement this Friday, November 13. We denounce Morocco's decision to send in armed forces, breaching the buffer zone agreed upon under the 1991 cease-fire arrangement, against the Saharawi civilians that have been demonstrating in the Guergarat region.
A strong earthquake on October, 30 hit the western part of Turkey and the neighbouring Greek islands in the Aegean Sea; and it caused the lives of tens of people in the province of İzmir, Turkey and the Greek island of Samos. Many more were injured and there was significant damage in both countries, especially in Turkey. The Peace Committee of Turkey expresses its solidarity with the people of Turkey, the people of Greece and the Greek Committee for International Detente and Peace.
The Greek Committee for International Detente and Peace (EEDYE) expresses its warmest solidarity and support to the people of Samos, to the people and to the Peace Committee of Turkey, which are suffering by the catastrophic earthquake of October 30, 2020, with tens of victims, hundreds injured and incalculable material damage in both countries.
The Greek Committee for International Détente and Peace (EEDYE), labor unions, self-employed associations, student associations, the Hellenic Women's Federation (OGE) and other structures of the peoples’ movement in Athens denounce and condemn the visit of General Secretary of NATO Jens Stoltenberg to Greece , on Tuesday 6 October 2020.
“Pompeo go home! Pompeo, the Minister of War is not welcome”.
"Neither land nor water to the murderers of the peoples!"
This clear message was sent by the working people and the youth of Thessaloniki with their mass participation in the rally organized by the Committee for International Détente and Peace of Thessaloniki, Trade Unions and Student Associations, against the presence of the US Secretary of State.
September 28, 2020
The United Nations Human Rights Council issued a report* by the Independent Mission to Determine the Facts in Venezuela (Independent Mission), which accuses Venezuela of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed since 2014.” The veracity, timing, and political intent of this report is best understood in the context of a campaign led by the U.S. to overthrow Venezuela’s democratically elected government of President Nicolás Maduro and before him of Hugo Chávez.