Crisis in Czechoslovakia

22 August 1968

The 17th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 18-24 August, 1968 in Nyborg Strand, Denmark:

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, meeting at Congress, August 1968,

Deeply Distressed at the crisis that has arisen in Czechoslovakia,

Reaffirms its belief in the principle of self-determination and its firm conviction that military intervention in the internal affairs of another country, for whatever reasons, is never justified,

Expresses its sympathy with all people’s concerned, and

urges the withdrawal of all foreign troops as a first step towards peaceful settlement through negotiations.