By Jorge Lezcano Pérez*
April 19, 2020 - World Day of Action in Solidarity with Venezuela
Winter 2020 issue of Peace Messenger is out
WPC Secretariat and Asia-Pacific Regional Meetings held in Vientiane, Lao PDR, 24-26 November 2019
World Peace Council celebrates its 70th anniversary
World Peace Council holds its Assembly in São Luis, Brazil, November 18-20
By Jorge Lezcano Pérez*
Seventy-five 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 ever, a species had created the capacity to not only bring about its own extinction, but also to potentially threaten all life on our planet.
Nuevo número de Paz y Soberanía se publica en Español.
New issue of Paz y Soberanía is published in English.
This August 6 and 9, humanity rememorates one of the greatest tragedies in History, which was even more nefarious because it was caused by human action, that of US imperialism. The inauguration of nuclear weapons by the United States against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, towards the end of World War II, concluded the most horrendous episode of the 20th century, foretelling the terror and the threat of total annihilation that would befall the world, imposing immediate and protracted, unmeasurable suffering to Japanese civilians.
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.