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WPC President Socorro Gomes Appeals to President Obama to Release Imprisoned Cuban Heroes

Socorro Gomes | President of World Peace Council | São Paulo, 05 June 2014 | To Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States Mr. President, Together with many social movements, academic, scientific and artistic personalities, and especially with renowned foreign jurists I come, as President of the World Peace Council, to request the immediate freedom of 3 Cuban citizens, unfairly arrested in the United States when they were protecting their country against terrorist attacks. I refer t

June 15, 2014 No Comments Full Story

Boston Bombing Sheds Light on Anti-Cuban Terror

By W. T. Whitney Jr. | May 8, 2013 | Bombs set off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15 killed three and wounded over 200 people. The metropolitan area became a virtual war zone. Officials at every level let loose with doomsday-style retaliatory proclamations. For many, however, the clamor served to resurrect memories of U.S. terrorism against Cuba and anti-terrorist verbiage that is full of contradictions. Almost one year before the Marathon bombings, on April 27, 20

June 18, 2013 No Comments Full Story

World Peace Council Solidarity Conference Takes Place in Dominican Republic in April

World Peace Council Solidarity Conference Takes Place in Dominican Republic in April

| By Tom Whitney | The U.S. Peace Council is alerting U.S. anti-imperialist activists to think about attending the Sixth Continental Conference for Peace which is taking place in Moca, Dominican Republic on April 11-13, 2013. The U.S. Peace Council, based in New Haven, Connecticut, is an affiliate of the World Peace Council which is organizing the conference. In a communication dated March 12, U. S. Peace Council President Alfred Marder said the purpose of the conference is involve peace gro

March 24, 2013 No Comments Full Story

9th Forum of Cuban Civil Society Against the Blockade and Annexation: “WE RATIFY THAT THE BLOCKADE AGAINST OUR COUNTRY IS THE LONGEST, CRUELEST AND MOST UNJUST EVER KNOWN IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND AND CONSTITUTES AN ILLEGAL ACT ….”

9th Forum of Cuban Civil Society Against the Blockade and Annexation:

We, the representatives of 136 Cuban Civil Societies and of regional and international organizations headquartered in Cuba, which met in Havana, on October 19th, 2012 on the occasion of the 9th Forum of the Cuban Civil Society against the blockade, following up on the positions adopted in the previous fora, agree to state as follows: On the upcoming November 13th, the United Nations General Assembly will present, for the twenty-first occasion, the draft resolution entitled "Necessity of endin

October 31, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Appeal from the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5

Appeal from the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5

An Appeal to Help Us Continue Our Work in the United States Dear friends and supporters of the Cuban 5, Here is a moving YouTube that we just finished of Cuban performer Vicente Feliú live at Brava Theater in San Francisco. We hope you enjoy it. Vicente along with Latin Grammy winning guitarist Alejandro Valdés toured Washington, New York and San Francisco using their music to draw attention to the imprisonment of the Cuban 5. This was just one of a great number of activities that too

October 20, 2012 No Comments Full Story

World Peace Council Assembly Resolutions on Iran, Syria, Cuba, and Victims of Agent Orange

World Peace Council Assembly Resolutions on Iran, Syria, Cuba, and Victims of Agent Orange

  The Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council hosted the World Peace Council's World Peace Assembly and Conference in Katmandu from July 20 though July 23. The following resolutions were adopted by the Assembly on 22 July 2012.   In Solidarity with Socialist Cuba: The Assembly of the World Peace Council, held in Kathmandu,Nepal, reaffirms its profound solidarity with Socialist Cuba, its people and revolution. The delegates of the Assembly condemn the criminal economic blockad

July 27, 2012 No Comments Full Story

U.S. Does Dirt to Cuban Five Parolee René González

U.S. Does Dirt to Cuban Five Parolee René González

The U. S. government continues its pattern of abusing the Cuban Five political prisoners. Authorities have been silent on René González' request that he be allowed to visit his sick brother in Cuba for two weeks. González, who finished a 13-year jail term on October 7, 2011, is serving parole in Florida. Brother Roberto, a lawyer involved in René’s case, is terminally ill with not long to live. The FBI arrested René González in September, 1998 along with Antonio Guerrero, Gerardo He

March 5, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Urgent! Allow René González of Cuban 5 to Visit Cancer-Stricken Brother

Urgent! Allow René González of Cuban 5 to Visit Cancer-Stricken Brother

Roberto González, René's brother, is gravely ill. Tell President Obama: Let René visit Roberto! Roberto González, René's only sibling and an important member of the Cuban Five's legal team, is gravely ill with cancer in a Havana hospital. As Cuban Five supporters know, although René has served his unjust sentence of more than 13 years in U.S. prison, as a punitive measure he is being forced to serve probation in the United States. As a result he is unable to be with his brother at this

March 2, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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