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Just Peace-November

November begins the reflective year-end time for me. My birthday in mid-December is approaching and soon after that the conclusion of the calendar year. It is a reflective period for me--a time to assess what I have been doing and where I'm heading. I am gearing up to do that and review and reset my goals.

In this part of the world, the weather gets dark, cold and rainy in November. It can be downright gloomy. Like other people, I usually feel blue in November.

The autumn and winter of this region is not like the rainy seasons of the tropics or deserts; rather, heavy rain commences and goes on and on for weeks.

just peace-people's remembrance

A People's Remembrance

[Words and action prepared for the Remembrance Day weekend--Oppose empire and sacrifice for empire. Build the mass movement for just peace and oppose the imperialist system.]

Remember all the victims, civilian and military, and affirm opposition to wars of aggression, militarization, militarism and repression. Honour those who have given their lives for justice, too. Pledge to unite to build a movement for just and lasting peace by exposing and standing up together to the global system that is the primary root cause of much violence and death.

Just Peace - Yemen



HANDS OFF YEMEN! 
Solidarity Statement of the Just Peace Committee, Vancouver

November 2, 2018

The Just Peace Committee and all the local organizations of the International League of Peoples’ Struggles in BC stand in solidarity with the Vancouver Peace Council and other activists opposing the aggression against and interference in Yemen, which is causing extensive wanton destruction of life and society.

We sternly criticize Canada’s role as a junior imperialist state in league with the US and its allies’ schemes and involvement, and supportive of Saudi Arabia’s criminal and immoral military intervention in Yemen.

Just Peace-no sanctions vs Venezuela

FRIDAY OCTOBER 12, 2018
2 Events in Solidarity with Venezuela in Vancouver, Canada

organized by Hugo Chavez Solidarity Front/ Frente Hugo Chavez in Southwest British Columbia, Canada
 
1>> PROTEST ACTION: U.S./Canada Hands Off Venezuela!
4pm

U.S. Consulate
1075 W. Pender St. at Thurlow St.
Downtown Vancouver
 
2>> PETITION DRIVE & INFO DISPLAY: 
No More U.S./Canada Sanctions & Threats!
Respect the Self-Determination of Venezuelan People!
5:30pm

Vancouver Art Gallery
Robson St.

Just Peace - Aug. 6 speech

Speech I made on behalf of the Just Peace Committee on the occasion of a rally to remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It was held at Seaforth Peace Park in Vancouver on August 6, 2018.


NO MORE HIROSHIMAS!




Welcome. Thank you for taking the time out to mark this important anniversary and help build a united anti-war movement in Vancouver. In BC, this is a holiday weekend full of celebrations, but it is a sad day in Japan, a country still reeling from the shock of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima 73 years ago—a day to mourn and continue to oppose the misuses of nuclear technology and imperialist war.

Just Peace -Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Day

As an organizer for the Just Peace Committee in Vancouver, BC, I am organizing a day to remember the atomic bombings on August 6 and 9 in 1945. Shocked not to find any word of other commemorations, I drew support and set about planning an event to remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and oppose nuclear weapons, all militarization and military aggression. Here is the notice from the Facebook event "Remember Hiroshima". There is also a posting on the Committee's webspace, https://justpeace.

Just Peace - NATO

STATEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE OF PEOPLES’ STRUGGLES (ILPS)—CANADA, July 10, 2018

CANADA OUT OF NATO! JUST PEACE FOR THE PEOPLES EVERYWHERE!
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, of which Canada is a member state, is holding a Summit of Allied Heads of State and Government chaired by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on July 11 and 12. Prime Minister Trudeau is attending. The ILPS-Canada opposes this military alliance as it operates to defend the richest states and the global ruling class, maintain the oppressive and exploiting global system, deter peoples’ movements for liberation and just peace, and interfere in the internal affairs of many countries, causing genocide, fratricide, crises and instability.

Just Peace -no peace talks Philippines

Statement of Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights

Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights and its allies condemn the cancellation of the fifth round of peace talks between the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front (NDFP) by Duterte and his cabinet, originally scheduled for June 28 to 30 in Oslo, Norway. This is the third time that Duterte has cancelled these talks seeking to address almost 50 years of civil war in the Philippines. Furthermore, this cancellation represents a lack of will by the US-Duterte regime to consider socio-economic reforms that would improve the lives of all people in the Philippines.

Just Peace -pipeline conflict status

State of the people's resistance to the pipeline expansion from Alberta to British Columbia (BC) in Canada, which the Texas-based multinational corporation that owns this pipe and the storage and pier at the terminus, Kinder Morgan, is trying to accomplish.

The International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) in Canada had a national meeting on May when it took a position to join the opposition to the Kinder Morgan Transmountain Pipeline Expansion (KM TMX). This is a huge mass movement in Western Canada that is a major national issue in Canada.

Just Peace -solidarity with Korean-Americans

Statement and call for endorsements by SOOBAK in California, US on peace in Korea.

Since the historic April 27 summit between the leaders of North and South Korea at Panmunjom, longstanding tensions and war threats on the Korean peninsula have given way to the promise of peace and reconciliation. Soon, another historic summit, between the United States and North Korea, will take place in Singapore. The two parties, which not too long ago were on the brink of war, will finally sit down to discuss a peaceful settlement to the Korean War.
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