Archive for August 1st, 2012

World Peace Council Resolution on Trial of International Crimes of 1971 in Bangladesh

World Peace Council Resolution on Trial of International Crimes of 1971 in Bangladesh

The Assembly of the WPC, meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal, expresses its support to the trial of the war criminals of the Bangladesh Liberation war of 1971. It ardently desires to see the rapid conclusion of the trial and punishment of the perpetrators of genocide, murder, arson, rape, plunder, forced religious conversions, and other international crimes against humanity, which took place during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. The trial of the perpetrators of these criminal activities is pr

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World Peace Council Resolution in Solidarity with People of Palestine

World Peace Council Resolution in Solidarity with People of Palestine

The Assembly of the World Peace Council, held in Kathmandu, Nepal, reaffirms its solidarity with the struggle of Palestinian people for their just cause and for the end of the occupation of Palestinian lands. The delegates of the Assembly condemn the Israeli policy, backed by the USA in complicity with the EU, which is continuing the occupation, building settlements and the separation wall, demolishing housing, invasions, arresting Palestinians, continuing the unjust blockade of the Gaza strip,

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World Peace Council Resolution on Unexploded Ordnance in Laos

World Peace Council Resolution on Unexploded Ordnance in Laos

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) still kills people in Laos. Parallel with the Vietnam War, the USA waged an undeclared war in Laos in the 1960's and 1970's. They dropped three million tons of bombs on Laos territory. At that time, the population of Laos was three million; that makes Laos the most heavily bombed country, per capita, in history. Based in two airfields in Thailand, fleets of B-52's took off daily for bombing missions on Laos. They thus conducted some 580,000 missions over Laos. On their

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