The crisis and killings in Iraq are going on, having its people as victim. From the open imperialist invasion of the USA and its willing allies in 2003 hundreds of thousands Iraqis died, got injured, displaced along with the destruction of monuments of an ancient civilization, infrastructure and entire cities.
The World Peace Council denounces vehemently the recent massive arrests of Palestinian citizens by the Israeli army in the Palestinian West Bank, amongst them the Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council Aziz Duwaik (Parliament). The Israeli occupation forces once more attacked fiercely the Gaza Strip, besieged the city of Hebron and violated several of Palestinian houses, proving that there is no intention for negotiations and peaceful solution in the decades long conflict from their side.
The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its serious concerns about the situation in the area of the South China Sea (East Sea) regarding the dispute over the waters in the area between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the People’s Republic of China, two friendly countries for decades long.
On August 30, 2014 the World Peace Council calls on the peace loving people in the world to mobilize for a Global Day of Protest against NATO
Em nome da presidência do Conselho Mundial da Paz, repudiamos com todas as nossas forças a escalada das ações militares do governo golpista da Ucrânia contra os movimentos federalistas do Sul e Leste do país, assim como o apoio explícito que este governo vem dando às ações criminosas cometidas por neonazistas.
On behalf of the Presidency of the World Peace Council, we repudiate with all of our forces the growing of military actions of the government of Ukraine against federalist movements of the East and the South of the country, as well as the explicit support, which this govern is giving to criminal actions committed by Neo-Nazis.
The WPC denounces strongly the recent massacre of Odessa where reactionary fascist groups, set on fire the locked Trade Union building of the city,with hundreds of protesters seeking protection inside the building on Friday 2nd May 2014. The clear murderous attempt was completed when the protesters were trying to escape from the fire by jumping from the windows of the mentioned building and the armed gangs were beating and shooting these people to death.
The WPC expresses its categorical disapproval of the recent disciplinary measure of the UN High Commission for Refugees against Mrs. Umut Kuruc, representative of the Freedom and Equality for Women of Turkey, member of the Peace Association of Turkey (Baris Dernegi) and member of the Steering Committee of the Women International Democratic Federation (WIDF), by which Umut Kuruc was removed from her post as Senior Secretary of the UNCHR (based in Ankara) after having taken part in a WIDF delegation to Syria on 19-22 October 2013.
organized by the Czech civic association SOLDIERS AGAINST WAR under the auspices of the WORLD PEACE COUNCIL
We met 75 years from the day that Hitler’s Nazi Germany occupied Czechoslovakia. The carte blanche from the “liberal” powers had already been issued through the shameful Munich dictate. Occupied Paris – and London massacred by air raids – followed only in the subsequent year.
Once again the U.S. peace movement is silent in the face of another coup d’état that is being promoted as a democratic uprising. Troops are moving, war threats are being thrown.
Peace Organizations must urgently act to illuminate the travesty of justice that is taking place. We spoke together for negotiations with Iran. We must raise our voices now.