Our Struggle for Peace and Social Justice Must Be Intensified!

December 12, 2020

November 3rd has passed and slightly more than a third of the eligible electorate chose the Democrat, slightly less than a third the Republican, and the remaining third chose none of the above by either not voting or casting a ballot for a third-party alternative. The threat of an October surprise did not materialize although Trump’s desperate attempts to nullify the results of the elections continue.

December 7, 2020

Upon the invitation of the National Elections Council of Venezuela (CNE), a World Peace Council (WPC) delegation visited the country and attended as international observer for the December 6, 2020 Parliamentary Elections. It has been an inspiring opportunity for us witness to one of the most democratic and free elections in the world.

Otro acto se está gestando en la larga farsa que es la llamada guerra de “baja intensidad”, que de bajo sólo tiene el método, de Estados Unidos contra Cuba. En esta guerra sucia, como se ve en tantas latitudes, los reaccionarios secuestran las demandas populares, instigando manifestaciones lideradas por una minoría que promueve la agenda golpista de las élites y del imperio. Tales intentos buscan destruir el socialismo en Cuba y deben ser condenados.

The World Peace Council (WPC) condemns the provocative recent visit of Turkish President Erdogan to Cyprus, which has been occupied by the Turkish army for 46 years.
This visit to the besieged city of Famagusta is provocative because it is in clear contrast to any UN effort to find a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem.

In her article published in Morning Star, Liz Payne, the Convener of the British Peace Assembly, looks back 70 years to when the World Peace Council came to Sheffield – against the best efforts of Attlee’s Labour Party.


Seventy years ago, from November 13 to 19 1950, a huge international peace conference was to have taken place in Sheffield, with thousands of delegates attending from across the world.

To its eternal shame, the Labour government of the day did everything in its power to stop it.

Following the news that the Kingdom of Morocco initiated, in the early hours of the morning of this Friday, November 13, a military aggression against Western Sahara, carrying out an incursion into Saharawi territory in the area of Guerguerat, after, in the last days information on Moroccan military activities with troop parking and armaments near the border.
In the face of this aggression, in flagrant violation of the ceasefire agreement in force since 1991, under the auspices of the UN, the Polisario front forces evacuated civilians from the area and responded to the attack.

The World Peace Council follows with deep concern the situation in Western Sahara and vehemently rejects Morocco's violation of the cease-fire agreement this Friday, November 13. We denounce Morocco's decision to send in armed forces, breaching the buffer zone agreed upon under the 1991 cease-fire arrangement, against the Saharawi civilians that have been demonstrating in the Guergarat region.


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