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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).

President of the World Peace Council repudiates Peru’s deportation of Sahrawi diplomat

{Português} {Español} The president of the World Peace Council, Socorro Gomes, issued a statement on Thursday condemning Peru’s decision to deport Jadiyetu El Mohtar Sid Ahmed, a diplomat who had spent 18 days at the Lima airport in protest against Peru’s decision to deny her entry and for ill-treatment. Her case mobilized dozens of associations of solidarity with the Sahrawi people and even stars of the Spanish cinema. Read Socorro’s statement below:

Sahrawi diplomat Jadiyetu El Mohtar Sid Ahmed

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On the day of Peace, we strengthen our anti-imperialist resistance

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On the International Day of Peace, 21st of September, the peoples have manifested their desire for a fairer world, an egalitarian international order and respect for the nations’ sovereignty, pillars for the end of wars, imperialism and colonialism, respect for the environment and solidarity between the peoples. Yet, they have also reaffirmed their resistance to the warmongering and interventionist policies promoted by aggressive and offensive policies such as those of the US president Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly.

By Socorro Gomes

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President of the World Peace Council rejects the sentences imposed by Morocco against Saharawi activists

{Português} Reacting to news of the extreme sentences imposed by the Moroccan authorities against a group of Saharawi activists (which include life imprisonment), the President of the World Peace Council, Socorro Gomes, has issued a statement this Sunday (23) to strongly reject the persecution of the activists and to call for the end of the occupation of Western Sahara by the Kingdom of Morocco. The entire trial had been rejected by various entities that dennounced its arbitrariness and the ill-treatment suffered by the prisoners. Read Socorro Gomes’ statement below:

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Socorro Gomes: In condemnation of the Israeli occupation’s provocations, Free Palestine!

The president of the World Peace Council, Socorro Gomes, has issued a statement on Sunday (23) emphasizing the unsustainability of the Israeli occupation of Palestine in the period of more tensions provoked by Israel’s offensive advances. Last week, Israeli authorities imposed new measures of control on visitors to the al-Aqsa Mosque’s compound in Jerusalem and of repression of Palestinians in the occupied territory. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared on Friday (21) the suspension of communication with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read Socorro’s statement below:

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