1951 Nov. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Expressing the rights of the peoples of Africa for freedom and self-government.
Berlin (Germany) - Describing the status of German reunification in the wake of recent N.A.T.O. meetings and talks among the Four Big Powers, and proposing the prohibition of nuclear arms testing on German soil; with withdrawal of East and West Germany from N.A.T.O. and from the Warsaw Pact; and the gradual withdrawal of foreign troops from German land.
New York (N.Y.) - Criticizing the State Dept.'s invalidation of Paul Robeson's passport and explaining the biased basis of the related refusal.
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)
New York (N.Y.) - Deeming the end of the war "the most important single issue before the American people" and calling on all citizens "to step up the demand to end the killing and fighting in Korea now."
1948 Aug. 6
Hiroshima Peace Society
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) - Written by Shinzo Hamai, President; On World Peace Day, marking the three year anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing; deeming war "inhuman and destructive by nature"; describing "the New Japan to which we now belong" and outlining that nation's philosophy and political policy; and effectively "renouncing war itself and all the terrors and evils thereof."
American Jewish Committee
New York (N.Y.) - Declaration inspired by the end of World War Two.
Stating that although all members of the Peace Information Center are being tried, it is particularly unjust to indict W. E. B. Du Bois.
1951 Feb. 1
National Committee for Peaceful Alternatives
Chicago (Ill.) - Stating the Committee's official peace-seeking policy, and deeming the right to speak out for peace not only "a legal, constitutional right, but a high moral obligation." Sugned by Co-chairmen Robert Havighurst and John B. Thompson.