The announcement of the US Embassy in Cyprus, which states the intention of the US to offer military education and training to the Republic of Cyprus, represents a huge provocation against the Cypriot people. It also stressed that this cooperation acts as an effective means of defending US national security!
Against the annexation of Palestinian territories by Israel, but also
against the Israeli criminal policy and its imperialist allies against
the Palestinian people, mass organisations, students and workers
demonstrated outside the Israeli embassy of Athens on 1st July at the
invitation of EEDYE. Holding Palestinian flags and wearing Palestinian
scarves the demonstrators from the Greek Peace Committee (EEDYE), the
Federation of Greek Women (OGE), The Greek Committe for International
Athens June 29, 2020
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
«We the peoples of United Nations determined:
To save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind;
To reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small;
To establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained;
To promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom;
The World Peace Council (WPC) announces with deep sorrow the demise of comrade Jiri Bures, Chairman of the civic organization “Soldiers against War” of the Czech Republic and retired Colonel of the Czechoslovakian Army.
The Czech Peace Movement regrets to announce that chairman of the fraternal Association Soldiers against War colonel Jiri Bures passed away. At the age of 86, he completed a respectable life journey.
COSI-Venezuela is organising a webinar, in which WPC Executive Secretary and representatives from Cyprus Peace Council, Palestinian Committee for Peace and Solidarity, Peace Committe of Turkey, US Peace Council and COSI-Venezuela will be participating. The topic is "Threats to Peace and the Struggle of Peoples in Times of Pandemic".
EEDYE is uniting its voice with the thousands of protesters in the United States. These mobilizations, in the "capital" of capitalism, show that the peoples have not yet said their last word.
The World Peace Council expresses its categorical and strongest condemnation of the cold-blooded assassination of George Floyd by the police force in Minneapolis, USA.
This recent killing of an unarmed civilian by the police is unfortunately not the first and only case in the United States. Neither is it a phenomenon of the current government only. More than 1,000 lives have been taken by the police every year for many decades, great majority of the them from African-American and other minority communities.