Ten years have gone by since the first provocations and confrontations with which, in March 2011, the operation of destabilisation and aggression aimed to overthrow the Syrian government.
Canadian Peace Congress has just released the “Peace Alternative for Canada” (please see attachment). This 8-point program presents a comprehensive foundation for re-orienting Canadian foreign and defence policies based on peace and disarmament, not on militarization, aggression and war.
The World Peace Council expresses its vehement condemnation of the brutal oppression of Palestinians in the occupied Jerusalem by Israeli security forces and armed settlers. We denounce in particular the attack on Palestinian civilians around the Al Aqsa Mosque and the violent efforts for evictions of Palestinian families in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah of Jerusalem.
Within the framework of the public initiatives promoted by the Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) on the 14th and 15th of April under the motto «For Peace! No to war, to sanctions and embargoes!», a campaign was carried out with the following demands:
- End to the USA’s embargo against Venezuela
- End the aggression to Syria
- For a free and independent Palestine
- End to the USA’s embargo against Cuba
- End to the occupation of Western Sahara
- No to the militarization of the EU
- Yes to Peace, No to NATO
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation organized a Public act with the motto: Public act for peace - No to war, no to sanctions and blockades! The public event was opened to subscription and more than 23 organization cosigned and participated in the Public Acts that took place Lisbon and in Porto, which counted with strong public support.
Public act for peace
No to war, no to sanctions and blockades!
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) turns 72 on April 4. Its existence is completely unjustified in the light of the United Nations Charter and contrary to peace and disarmament. Its dissolution is today more than ever a necessity and a demand of the peoples of the world.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) welcomes the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic (CPR), approved and promulgated on April 2, 1976, which enshrined broad democratic rights - political, social, economic and cultural - achieved by the Portuguese people with the April Revolution, which began on April 25, 1974, and put an end to fascism and colonialism, pointing, in particular, to a new direction for Portugal's foreign relations based on respect for national sovereignty and independence, on a policy of peace, friendship and cooperation with all
The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its grief for the passing of the beloved and respected comrade Roland Weyl, a committed Communist French Lawyer, who dedicated his long life to the just causes of the peoples and their rights. In his 102 years of life Roland Weyl championed with modesty in defending hundreds of political activists and social fighters in various countries, the struggles of the people of Algeria, Palestine, Cuba among many others were always in his heart.
The World Peace Council (CMP) expresses its unrestricted solidarity with Sultana Khaya and her family, who have been under house arrest for more than 140 days, victims of incessant harassment by the authorities of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The Portuguese Council for Peace and Cooperation (CPPC) joins the celebration of Land Day on which every year the Palestinian people remember the general strike and the great demonstrations against the expropriation of lands, in which six young people were murdered in Galilee, on March 30, 1976, by Israeli troops. A date that has become a milestone in the patriotic unity of the Palestinian people in the fight against Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territories and for the right to a free and independent Palestine.