A Day of Action for World Peace was celebrated on September 1st in Cyprus by PEO, DEV-IS, BES, KTOS, KTOEOS and KTAMS.
Affiliates and friends of the WFTU demanded the reunification and the demilitarization of Cyprus, for the conditions of peace, safety and prosperity for the people of Cyprus without foreign interventions denouncing the policies of NATO and the military coalitions.
The Day of Action for World Peace was established by the WFTU and observed on 1st of September in the memory of the anti-fascist victory of the Nazi and the II World War. That day progressive and democratic people all over the world demonstrated for peace in solidarity with all the people who fight for human and labour rights, who fight for a world without exploitation of human by human and capitalist barbarity. A world without the wars and suffering created by imperialism.
During the action day, a human chain from Lydra street to Nicosia was created followed by a large rally where the General Secretary of WFTU, George Mavrikos greeted the participants.
Peo Kyritsis, Vice-President of the WFTU and General Secretary of PEO as well as representative from BES on behalf of the Turkish-Cypriot Organizations took the floor. Cultural Item with songs for peace concluded the rally.
Cyprus – 1st September Action Day for World Peace