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Here you can find some of the World Peace Council’s (WPC) news and translated news of the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (CEBRAPAZ). For more information and contact, visit the WPC’s website (www.wpc-in.org) or write CEBRAPAZ (cebrapaz@cebrapaz.org.br).

Cebrapaz holds its 5th National Assembly in a spirit of great unity; Jamil Murad is elected president

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The 5th National Assembly of the Brazilian Center of Solidarity with the Peoples and Struggle for Peace (CEBRAPAZ), held in Salvador, the capital city of the Bahia federal state, was attended by 70 delegates from 11 states and elected by acclamation the new National Board of Directors. As President, Jamil Murad; as vice-president, Wevergton Brito, and as secretary-general, José Reinaldo Carvalho were elected.

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Bolsonaro at the UN: A speech to remain in (pre-)History

The most difficult part in writing about President Jair Bolsonaro’s speech opening the 74th UN General Assembly this Tuesday, 24, was having to listen then read the speech. However, even after this painful process, a stark sense of bewilderment remains.

By Wevergton Brito Lima*

Image captured from the UN video, of Bolsonaro waiting for his turn to speak.
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We repudiate Bolsonaro’s offensive against Venezuela at the UN

Jair Bolsonaro’s Government gave another dangerous step in his offensive against Venezuela by presenting, at the UN, a draft resolution that calls for an international inquiry into our neighboring and sister country. The petition is also endorsed by Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Peru.

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Attempt to assassinate the Venezuelan President is the right-wing and imperialists’ escalation

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Last Saturday (4), the Venezuelan right-wing, in collusion with its imperialist masters, embarked on a new phase in its terrorist escalation to overthrow the Bolivarian Revolution. Sicarios at the behest of obscurantist forces, resorting to modern technologies, tried to take the life of the legitimate President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro.

By Socorro Gomes*

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President of the World Peace Council calls for strengthening solidarity with the Palestinian people and condemns the latest massacre

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For the end of the massacre of the Palestinian people and of the Israeli leadership’s impunity; for a Free Palestine, now!

In a provocative, irresponsible measure that goes against all of the democratic and progressive forces’ efforts for a fair political solution to the situation in Palestine – where a people faces heroically one century of colonization and five decades of Israeli military occupation – the US opened up its Embassy in Jerusalem on the 14th of May, as ordered by President Donald Trump.

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