Seventy-eight years ago, an act of international criminality and infamy took place, the consequences of which have posed an existential threat to humanity ever since. For the first time, a species had created the capacity to not only bring about its own extinction, but also to threaten virtually all life on our planet.

The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) participated, between 21 and 23 July, at the Camp "Give Peace a Chance",
organized by the Platform for Peace and Disarmament - to which the CPPC belongs - held in Melides, Grândola.
The camp started on Friday afternoon, with hundreds of young people from all over the country arriving at the campsite, which was also the venue for the first night's entertainment.

On July 11 and 12, the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation carried out several actions as part of the Campaign against the NATO Summit, which took place on those two days in Vilnius, Lithuania.

On the 11th and 12th, contact actions were carried out with the populations in the cities of Setúbal, Porto, Viseu and Coimbra with the newspaper "Peace Yes! NATO No!", which calls for Peace and denounces NATO's warmongering objectives. It can be consulted here:

The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) advocates general, simultaneous and controlled disarmament, the dissolution of political-military blocs and the establishment of a collective security system, with the goal of creating an international order capable of ensuring peace and justice in relations between peoples, as advocated by the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic.

As the July 29 one-year anniversary of the FBI raids on properties belonging to the African People’s Socialist Party, its solidarity committee and the Uhuru Movement passes, the US Peace Council condemns the violent and illegal state attack on the rights and freedoms of Chairman Omali Yeshitela, Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel, known as the “Uhuru 3”, and those whom they serve.

The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) strongly condemns the Israeli army's attacks against the Palestinian people, which are taking an even more brutal form against the Palestinian refugee camp of Jenin.

Last Monday, Israel launched more than a dozen airstrikes against Jenin, an aggression that took on a cruel dimension, resulting in at least 10 deaths and many dozens of injuries, some of them in critical condition.


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