Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Friday, September 24, 2021
It was on 23 September 1974 when the Greek government of “national unity”, under Konstantine Karamanlis, was publicly announcing the legalization of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) after 27 years. Alongside with the legislative decree, the government was repealing the infamous Law 509/1947 which was a source of persecutions, exiles, tortures and executions of thousands of communists during the post-war years.
On 25 September 1974 the front page of “Rizospastis”, the official organ of the KKE, was dominated by the Greeting Message of the Central Committee to the working class, the peasantry, the whole people. Here is a significant excerpt of the message:
Monday, November 16, 2020
47 years since the Athens Polytechnic Uprising — KKE blasts Greek government's ban on public gatherings
Trade unions and mass people's organizations have made clear that the anti-imperialist march on Tuesday, November 17 will take place by observing all health protection measures, as it happened on May Day.
Friday, November 15, 2019
|A toddler lays flowers to the Polytechnic monument.|
Photo source: 902.gr.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The events at the Athens Polytechnic in 1973 consist one of the most significant moments of class struggle in Greece during the second half of the 20th century.
Like every year, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and its youth wing (KNE) will organize a massive, anti-imperialist rally towards the U.S. embassy in Athens on Saturday 17th November. Similar events will take place in Thessaloniki and other major Greek cities.
Friday, November 17, 2017
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016
|21 April 1967: Tanks parade in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens.|