Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Cancel Canada Day: Communist Party of Canada says "July 1 is not a day for celebrations"
NATO 2030 strategy is a preparation for war, says KKE MEP
Papadakis highlighted the leading role of the Greek government in the dangerous plans of NATO and stressed that the people have the power to fight against them, by intensifying the struggle in every country for the disengagement from NATO and EU. More specifically, as 902 portal writes, the KKE MEP pointed out:
Monday, June 28, 2021
Russia: Police attacks Communist Party rally in Moscow
The reason for the demonstration was the decision of the Moscow authorities, according to which mandatory vaccination quotas are prescribed in the healthcare, transport and other sectors and if these are not met, companies can fire their non-vaccinated employees.
According to the CPRF this as an unconstitutional requirement at the expense of the workers.
Book on Ernesto Che Guevara presented in Greece
The book, published by "Atexnos" publishing house, focuses to the role of Che as a leader of Cuba's Foreign Policy during the first post-revolutionary years, outlining the Argentinian communist's internationalist activity in world politics (read more here).
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Dimitris Koutsoumbas was re-elected General Secretary of the KKE
Dimitris Koutsoumbas, the General Secretary of the CC of the Party since 2013, was re-elected in his position.
The 21st Congress assessed the work of the Central Committee and the Party as a whole from the 20th towards the 21st Congress, examined the basic assessments on the international and domestic economic and political developments of that period, the condition of the labour–people’s movement and the Party’s tasks up until the 22nd Congress.
Friday, June 25, 2021
Greek Viet Minh hero Kostas Sarantidis dies at 94
Born in Thessaloniki in 1927, the son of Asia Minor refugees, Kostas was arrested during the Axis occupation of Greece and sent on foot to Nazi forced labour camps in Germany.
However, he managed to escape near Vienna and stole a military uniform which he used to disguise himself as a German until the end of the war.
KKE's 21st Congress kicked off in Athens
The Congress' inauguration took place in the Indoor Olympic complex in Galatsi, under the slogan "STRONG KKE. Mind-Heart-Organizer of the Workers-People's Struggle for Socialism".
Sunday, June 20, 2021
Iranian presidential election: Statement by the Tudeh Party
"The historical NO of the people, and the national and freedom-loving forces of Iran, to the authoritarian theocratic regime and the scandalous charade of the presidential elections of June 18th, 2021...
Moving forward towards the establishment of an inclusive social movement aimed at rejecting the theocratic regime and changing the corrupt and anti-people political system in Iran!
Friday, June 18, 2021
KKE condemns the political murder of HDP member in Izmir
More specifically, the statement which was published in 902 portal, reads:
"The KKE condemns the political murder in Izmir. The Turkish government of AKP bears huge responsibility for the armed attack at the HDP regional offices in Izmir and the political murder of a woman who was there.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Greek Parliament approves monstrous anti-labour bill — "The people will have the last word" says KKE leader
Large strike demonstrations took place in Syntagma Square, downtown Athens, in the morning of Wednesday, as well as in the afternoon, during the voting of the omnibus bill in the Parliament.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
KKE: NATO isn't a "safe haven" but a "womb" of bloody wars
In a statement about the NATO Summit in Brussels, the Press Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) points out:
"NATO Summit's “heavy agenda” casts over the people the threatening shadow of the criminal plans included in the “NATO 2030” strategy.
NATO expands its activity around the world, invoking new threats, such as cyber-attacks, the so-called hybrid wars and under the pretext of climate change, aiming to escalate its offensive plans against the people and the opponents of the euro-atlantic imperialism, China and Russia, within the context of the intensified competitions unfolded within the global capitalist system.
Monday, June 14, 2021
South African trade union leader Khaya Xaba dies
In a statement, the South African Communist Party (SACP) points out:
"The South African Communist Party (SACP) expresses its message of heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Khaya Xaba, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), and the Young Communist League of South Africa (YCLSA). The National Spokesperson of Nehawu passed away in the early hours of Sunday, 13 June 2021 after experiencing complications from an illness. It was with great sadness that we learnt of Comrade Khaya’s untimely death.
Nikos Mottas: "Che Guevara, Ambassador of the Revolution"
As a leading member of the Cuban revolutionary government, Ernesto Che Guevara played a major role in the formation of the country's foreign policy during the first post-revolutionary years. One of the tasks he undertook, immediately after the Revolution's triumph, was to establish diplomatic, political and economic relations between Cuba and other countries, mainly of those of the socialist camp.
Friday, June 11, 2021
Socialism is getting married and Communism, Leninism, and Marxism are special guests!
|Image by Edward Chhangte|
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Nationwide strike in Greece: Massive protests against the monstrous labour draft law
The Unions have declared Thursday 10 June a 24-hour nationwide strike, as a protest against the governmental draft bill which aims to take the labour conditions back to the Middle Ages.
KKE condemns anti-Cuban maneuver in European Parliament
In his positive and supportive statement, the Greek communist MEP said: “A known group of reactionary MEPs linked to US interests proposed this fraudulent conversation and a motion on Cuba; and the European Parliament executes on behalf of the EU. The deceptive pretexts of the US, NGOs and their agents related to so-called human rights are a serious provocation and serve to intervene in the internal affairs of Cuba.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
21st Congress of the KKE: Greeting messages by Communist and Workers Parties
Below you can read the messages sent to the KKE on the occasion of the 21st Congress. The list will be under constant update.
The farce of the debate on Cuba in the European Parliament
Monday, June 7, 2021
Brazilian communist leader Manuela d'Ávila received death threats from Bolsonaristas
According to the statement, Manuela and her family have been a target of hatred and propaganda by the far-right regime of Jair Bolsonaro.
The full statement reads:
Last surviving Soviet soldier who participated in Auschwitz liberation dies at 98
In January 1945, Red Army tank driver David Dushman saw Auschwitz survivors stagger out of the concentration camp, amidst the dead victims of Nazi terror. "They staggered out of the barracks, sat and lay among the dead," Dushman told the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) newspaper six years ago.
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Paraguayan Communist Party to hold its 9th Congress
"With deep internationalist fervor, we inform that this June 12 and 13 we will be holding the 9th Congress of the Paraguayan Communist Party, under the slogan "Broad and deep unity for socialism."
Friday, June 4, 2021
Protests in Greece: Hands Off the 8-Hour Working Day!
Under the slogan “the monstrous draft law must be abolished – hands off the 8-hour working day”, a large demonstration took place in downtown Athens, being the prelude of the nationwide strike that will be held on June 10th.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Turkey: 8th anniversary of the Gezi Park protests
Stating that the June Resistance was a people's movement in which secular and patriotic sensibilities were determinant from beginning to end, TKP drew attention to the fact that the hope and confidence that the people aroused through this resistance were tried to be extinguished in the halls of order politics.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Greek communist mayor declares US ambassador unwelcome
U.S. ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt has been invited by a local newspaper to participate in a conference that will be held on June 3rd. Peletidis, a Communist Party (KKE) member who has been mayor since 2014, issued a statement saying that the presence of Pyatt in Patras consists a “provocation” that insults the people's peaceful sentiments.