G20 summit in Hamburg: They are defending the indefensible

We reproduce a press release by the NoG20 International coordination: As international campaigners preparing to travel to Hamburg for the demonstrations against the G20 summit in July, we call for the defence of basic civil and political liberties currently being denied: the right to protest, the freedom of assembly, the freedom of movement. In our open letter from May 17 to the people of Hamburg (http://g20-protest.info/category/general-information/open-letter-to-hamburg/) we stressed that we stand for values many people in Hamburg also share: of democracy and human rights, ecological sustainability and peace, opposition to…

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Venezuela’s President Condemns Terrorist Attack

Venezuela”s President Nicolas Maduro has strongly condemned the terrorist attack last night from a helicopter on the Supreme Court of Justice and the Ministry of Internal Relations, Justice and Peace by a armed group financed by ultra right wing sectors of the opposition. The Head of State activated an air defense plan while an investigation is on to capture those responsible.

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The Army Must Defend The Republic, Not To Serve To Any Foreign “Side Of The War” Instead

The agreement of both Parliamentary Chambers is needed to send Czech troops on the foreign missions lasting more than 60 days. This Constitutional Standard has been repeatedly bypassed just in the situation when the current ruling coalition as well as other Right-wing forces threaten to draw us into war through their politics. The aim of the Constitution’s amendment to be proposed by one group of MPs of both the Right-wing and the Soc-Dem is to eliminate the lawmakers from the decision making about the issues with an principal importance for…

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The legacy of the October Revolution in the struggle for peace and the tasks of communists

International Seminar of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia 31st May – 1st June 2017, Prague, Czech Republic Final Press Release: 100 years of the “Decree on Peace” Press Release of the CPBM from an international conference held in Prague on May 31- June 1, 2017, to commemorate and celebrate adoption of this historical document. CPBM together with the participants at the international conference representing Communist and left radical and workers’ political parties, not only from Europe, but Asia as well, are reminding a principal significance of one of…

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Solidarity Statement of the World Federation of Democratic Youth with the Cuban Revolution

On June 16, 2017 the president of the United States, Donald Trump announced the policy of his government towards Cuba in a public act where he demonstrated total ignorance of the history and reality of the Cuban people. His decision was countersigned in the signature of a directive of policy called »Presidential Memorandum of National Security on the Strengthening of the Policy of the United States towards Cuba« by the aim to worsen the aggression against the Cuban Revolution.

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Statement of Cuban Revolutionary Government

June 16, 2017, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, in a speech replete with hostile rhetoric which recalled the era of open confrontation with our country, announced in a Miami theater his administration’s policy toward Cuba which reverses advances made these last two years, after December 17, 2014, when Presidents Raúl Castro Ruz and Barack Obama made public the decision to reestablish diplomatic relations and initiate a process toward normalization of bilateral ties.

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First round of legislative elections: Declaration by Pierre Laurent

The results of the French legislative elections, if the first-round trend continues for the second round next Sunday, will place the future of the country in extremely difficult circumstances, under the threat of a National Assembly dominated by members from En Marche! and their supporters from the Républicains. This result would plunge millions of our fellow citizens into a democratic “hangover”.

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Letter of Sitaram Yechury to PM on the plight of farmers in India

We are releasing the text of a letter written by Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) General Secretary and Leader of the CPI(M) Group in Rajya Sabha, to the Prime Minister demanding introduction and passing of a legislation in the forthcoming Parliament session which not only confers on farmers the Right to Sell at MSP but also guarantees an automatic annual review of the MSP, which will be, at least, 50 per cent more than production costs. Dear Pradhan Mantri Ji, I am writing this letter to draw your attention to the plight…

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The Grenfell Tragedy: Working-class lives matter

AVOIDABLE tragedy has again hit a working-class community, with the Grenfell Tower inferno bringing out the best in our multicultural society and our overstretched emergency services. Fire, ambulance and police services reacted without delay, risking their own well-being in the west London tower block to rescue survivors and minimise loss of life. Local mosques, churches and community halls offered emergency accommodation and gave food, drinks and clothing to those who escaped the blaze.

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Portuguese CP on the results of the British General Election

The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) commented the results auf the general elections in Britain: The results of the early general elections in Great Britain constitute a political defeat of the Conservative Party that sought to strengthen the parliamentary support for a greater offensive against the social and labor rights of the British workers and people, and for a reinforced neoliberal and militarist policy and imperialism affirmation.

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