Seventy-six 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 World Peace Council expresses its deep concern about the recent developments in Afghanistan. Twenty years after the US and NATO imperialist aggression and invasion of Afghanistan, the suffering of its people has no ending.
On the 76 years of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the
Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation recalls the nuclear horror
that killed hundreds of thousands of people, reaffirming the demand for
the end of nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction.
The American atomic bombings on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and
Nagasaki, which took place on August 6 and 9, 1945, were carried out at
a time when Japan was already militarily defeated.
The United States of America, particularly during the Trump
Administration, imposed coercive measures against the Bolivarian
Republic of Venezuela, which undermine the sovereignty and rights of the
Venezuelan people – measures that the Biden Administration insists on
A group of personalities has agreed to sign an Appeal to end the sanctions on Syria, adopted unilaterally and outside the United Nations, that are worsening the situation of the Syrian population, which is currently facing enormous difficulties, given that, for ten years, Syria and its people are being victims of a war that has caused death, suffering and destruction, in addition to the sanctions imposed by the United States of America and the European Union, added to the effects of the pandemic situation.
The Greek Committee for International Detente and Peace (EEDYE) denounces the actions organized by the imperialists in recent days in order to cause political destabilization in Cuba. The United States, along with the mafia and other counter-revolutionary forces inside Cuba, are taking advantage of shortages due to the 60-year blockade on imported goods, basic necessities, and constant power cuts by organizing protests and calling for the overthrow of the government.
June 23 was one more day of affirmation of solidarity with Cuba and the Cuban people on the occasion of the vote on yet another resolution demanding the end of the criminal Blockade imposed on Cuba by the USA. Presented by Cuba since 1992 to the United Nations General Assembly, it has since been approved by a large majority, demonstrating the isolation of the Blockade and that Cuba, free and sovereign, is resisting.
The recent protests in Cuba over deteriorating conditions have a material basis that cannot be dismissed. No matter how heroic a people may be, socialism must provide for their material needs. The U.S. blockade of Cuba is designed precisely to thwart that and to discredit socialism in Cuba and anywhere else where oppressed people try to better their lot.
Cuban President Díaz-Canel warned in 2019:
El Consejo Mundial de la Paz (CMP) expresa su seria preocupación por el reciente plan imperialista bien orquestado y pagado para crear caos y desorden en Cuba, utilizando como pretexto la severa escasez de bienes importados y otros productos de primera necesidad, así como cortes de electricidad, hechos que tienen en gran medida sus causas profundas en los casi sesenta (60) años de criminal bloqueo impuesto por Estados Unidos a Cuba.
The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its serious concern about the recent well-orchestrated and paid imperialist plan to create chaos and disorder in Cuba, using as a pretext the severe shortages of imported goods and other basic necessities, as well as electricity cuts - realities that to the great extent are rooted in the almost 60-year criminal blockade imposed by the USA on Cuba.