"Once again the public security policy, with its logic of confrontation and slaughter, led to panic and fear among the population. The result of this criminal action was the largest slaughter (known) in the history of Rio de Janeiro. Bursts of gunfire, helicopters with snipers, armored vehicles and grenades weaved the morning scenery in Jacarezinho, added to reports of home invasions, assaults and illegal seizures of mobile phones", points out the Rio de Janeiro Regional Committee of PCB.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Communist Party of Mexico blasts police repression over the murder of Salvadoran migrant in Quintana Roo
In a statement, the party organization of the Communist Party of Mexico (PCM) in Yucatán peninsula points out:
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Shouting slogans such as “Riot police, violence, authoritarianism, this is capitalism” and “Give money for Health and Education, not for repression and terrorism”, the protesters demanded substantial protection and strengthening of the public health system against the policy that leaves the working people unprotected in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Young Communist League of Britain (YCL): Statement on the murder of Sarah Everard and violence against women
The news this week that Wayne Couzens currently serving as a Metropolitan Police Officer, has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Sarah Everard in London, is a horrific demonstration of the persistent levels of gendered violence against women and girls in Britain and the seismic shifts that must be fought for and won to achieve women’s liberation and equality.
Sunday, March 14, 2021
The communist leader refers to the current political situation in Greece, the policy of New Democracy (ND) government during the Pandemic, Greece's Left political forces and the stance of the KKE.
Below, you can read a translated version of the interview:
Monday, March 8, 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Turkey's communists filed complaint against Erdogan for the torture of protesters at Bogazici University
Turkish police detained 159 students on the 1st of February, trying to prevent the protests against the newly appointed pro-AKP president of the Bogazici University. The protests at Bogazici University started right after Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appointed the new rector on January 2 and continued with the participation of students, university staff, and citizens. Protests spread nationwide and further reactions from the right-wing politicians continue to come.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The students were protesting for their right to free education and against the new law which aims to permit police presence in university campuses.
On the orders of Aristotle University's rector, riot police forces intervened by using chemicals and other crowd dispersal methods, while more than 30 students were arrested. In a video published on YouTube, police officers appear violently dragging a student with his head being on the pavement.
Friday, January 8, 2021
Solidarity with the students in Istanbul's Bogazici University — Statement by the Communist Youth of Turkey
Melih Bulu has held various managerial positions within the AKP since 2002. He was a mayoral candidate in 2009 as well as a candidate for parliamentary deputy position from the AKP in the 2015 elections.
Monday, December 7, 2020
Greece: New orgy of governmental authoritarianism and police repression — Statement by KKE leader Dimitris Koutsoumbas
Grigoropoulos had been murdered by special police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas on December 6, 2008. Korkoneas had been convicted to life sentense. However, in 2019, a court reduced his term to just 13 years and, on the basis of the new legal code introduced by the then SYRIZA government, he was ultimately released from prison on July 2019!
Monday, November 30, 2020
The report comes from “Engelsbündnis”, a group that organizes events in honor of the great philosopher and revolutionary since 2015. Taking into account the pandemic the gathering was successful but was marked with local police's "extreme arbitrariness and aggression".
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Solidarity with the KKE — Communist and Workers' Parties denounce Greek government's authoritarianism
A few days ago the conservative New Democracy (ND) government, escalating authoritarianism and repression, banned anti-imperialist demonstrations and any gathering of more than three people across the country, on the pretext that the march would be a health 'time bomb' due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The KKE performed its rally, in an organized way and observing all the necessary social distancing measures. But the police, on the orders of the government, unleashed an unprovoked attack with batons, tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades. The police did not hesitate to attack KKE MPs, while also injuring protesters and proceeding to dozens of arrests.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Police forces tried to disperse the demonstration by using excessive violence and tear gas and proceeded to the arrest of a few protestors.
According to information published by 902 portal, the General Secretary of the KKE Dimitris Koutsoumbas, as well as Party MPs who were on the spot, protested to police officers demanding the release of those arrested.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Monday, June 1, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
Monday, March 2, 2020
|Greek riot police forces behind the fences at Kastanies|
border crossing, 29 February 2020 EPA/EFE.