The Peace Association of Turkey, member of the Executive Committee of the World Peace Council, was shut down by the government of Turkey. Several WPC member organisations among them CPPC (Portugal), EEDYE (Greece), PANA (Ireland), US Peace Council, INTAL (Belgium), Cyprus Peace Council, CEBRAPAZ (Brazil), PCPS (Palestine), Soldiers Against War (Czech Republic) and Swiss Peace Movement, issued statements of solidarity with the Peace Association.

Mensaje del Consejo Mundial por la Paz
por el deceso del Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro

El Consejo Mundial de la Paz, se encuentra con pena y dolor por la pérdida de nuestro amado camarada Fidel Castro, el Comandante en Jefe de la Revolución Cubana, figura emblemática y líder del pueblo cubano.

Es difícil encontrar las palabras adecuadas para describir la vida y el carácter de un líder, quien dedicó su vida a las ideas revolucionarias, para la aplicación de los más nobles ideales de la humanidad en la construcción del socialismo en la isla de Cuba.

The World Peace Council and the entire anti-imperialist peace movement worldwide, is in grief and pain with the loss of our beloved comrade Fidel Castro, Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolution, emblematic figure and leader of the Cuban people.

It is hard to find the adequate words to describe the life and character of such a leader, who dedicated his life to the revolutionary ideas, to the implementation of the noblest ideals of humanity in the construction of socialism on the island of Cuba.

“Strengthen the peoples' solidarity in the struggle for peace, against imperialism”
World Peace Assembly 2016 – Final Declaration

The 2016 Assembly of the World Peace Council held from November 18-19 in São Luís and hosted by the Brazilian Center for Solidarity of the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (CEBRAPAZ) concluded with the adoption of the following documents.

Introduction

The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its condemnation to the decision of the Turkish authorities to suspend some hundreds of Social Organisations and Movements for three months under the pretext of investigating them for alleged relations with "terrorist actions". Amongst them is the Peace Association (Baris Dernegi), which is the historical member of the WPC and of its Exceutive Committee.

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