End the Genocide: CPDCS Calls for Ceasefire, Humanitarian Relief, Hostage Release and Peace.

Gaza Strip

Israel’s genocide in Gaza, including bombings of schools, hospitals, and murder of innocent civilians in Israeli-declared “safe zones,” is an abomination. We also condemn Hamas’ obscene massacre and hostage taking of more than 1,000 innocent Israeli civilians. Both are war crimes against civilians, and one cannot justify the other. We repeat our call of October … Read more

Support South Africa’s Genocide Convention Case Against Israel

Support South Africa's Genocide Convention Case Against Israel

We, along with nearly one thousand other organizations, have signed on to support this organizational sign-on letter calling on states to support South Africa’s Genocide Convention Case against Israel at the ICJ. We encourage any organizations that have not signed-on yet, to do so promptly. View the currently signatories here. PLEASE NOTE: THIS LETTER IS … Read more

Statement on the Israeli-Hamas War

CPDCS Gaza Statement

The Campaign for Peace, Disarmament, and Common Security calls for an immediate ceasefire in the Hamas-Israel War. War is never the answer. We condemn the brutal and indiscriminate killing of civilians on all sides and the taking of hostages. Both are morally unacceptable and severe violations of International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law. … Read more

Press Release : Solidarity with Russian War Opponents and Negotiations to End the Ukraine War

For Immediate Release         November 1, 2022 For more information contact:   Terry Provance (202-258-9562; terryprovance@gmail.com) Joseph Gerson (617-216-0576; JGerson80@gmail.com) MORE THAN 1,000 U.S. WAR OPPONENTS EXPRESS SOLIDARITY WITH RUSSIAN WAR RESISTERS and URGE NEGOTIATIONS Representatives of major U.S. peace organizations announced today that more than 1,000 Americans who opposed the U.S. … Read more

Joseph Gerson’s op-ed on Solidarity with Russian Opponents and the Imperative of Negotiations

On November 1, a statement of solidarity with Russians opposed to the Ukraine War was published. It was signed by more than 1,000 U.S. men and women who had opposed the U.S. invasions of Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. At a time when the Ukraine War increasingly resembles the trench warfare of the First World War … Read more

Protest & Survive: CPDCS Statement for Dec.11 International Day of Action Against AUKUS

AUKUS Alliance statement

Protest & Survive: CPDCS Statement for Dec.11 International Day of Action Against AUKUS December 7, 2021  Resistance is the antidote to injustice and tragedy. Today when an accident or miscalculation in the South China Sea, the Taiwan Strait, the Black and Baltic Seas, or along the Ukrainian-Russian boarder could trigger great power and potentially nuclear … Read more

President Biden and Putin: Re-Imagine and Secure Humanity’s Future


We join the world in the hope that the June 16 Geneva summit meeting between Presidents Biden and Putin will be successful. Given that human survival lies in the balance of U.S.-Russian relations and tensions, we need more than an exchange of views and cautious steps to improve strategic stability. For humanity’s sake, we urge … Read more