Thursday, May 23, 2019

Athens turned red: Massive rally of the KKE sends message of hope and struggle (Photos)

A really massive and vivid rally of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) took place on Wednesday afternoon in central Athens, just 4 days before the double European and local elections of May 26th. 

Thousands of workers, young men and women, people of every age created a "red river" at Syntagma Square, sending a message of hope and struggle. 

The major speaker at the event was the KKE's General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas. The rally was attended by a delegation of the Communist Party, Italy (PC) headed by the General Secretary Marco Rizzo who delivered a greeting message. 

Messages were also delivered by the candidate mayor of Athens Nikos Sofianos, the candidate governor of Attica Giannis Protoulis, as well as the candidate MEPs with the KKE Kostas Papadakis, Lefteris Nikolaou-Alavanos and Semina Digeni.