Condolences Letter to GFTU Syria

Dear brother Jamal Kadri President of GFTU Syria Vice-President of WFTU The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its 105 million members in 132 countries all over the world, expresses its most sincere condolences for the loss of Comrade Ezz Aldein Nasser who passed away yesterday.

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Press release on humanitarian aid to Syria

On July 4, representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that the operation to deliver 85 tonnes of medicines and medical supplies from Damascus to Al Hasakah was completed successfully. Previously this shipment was transported from Erbil to Damascus aboard a Russian air carrier. The WHO representatives note that this is the largest shipment of medical aid from the interior of Syria to the Trans-Euphrates region across contact lines and is especially important for helping the healthcare system counter the spread of the coronavirus infection.

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Statement of Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions on May 1st. 2020

Dear workers .. We are honored, first of all, to address every worker and worker in our redeemed country with the most sincere greetings on our International Labor Day, which is devoted to a world day and Labor Day celebrated annually, as we recall with respect and appreciation the martyrs of the first labor uprising known to mankind in Chicago and all the martyrs who fell later In the fields of the struggle against brutal imperialism, capitalist exploitation, human slavery and terrorism, and for a world of peace, and equality,…

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End foreign aggression against Syria! Extend solidarity, defend sovereignty and peace!

For nine years the Syrian Arab Republic has been facing brutal foreign aggression. As in Libya, shortly before, the main Western powers and their regional allies, hiding behind terrorist groups (who they arm, train and fund), imposed an aggression and destruction on the country, aiming to overthrow its government and change Syria’s political-constitutional regime, control its natural resources and remove one of the main obstacles to total control of the region.

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27th GFTU General Conference starts activities

Under the patronage of President Bashar al-Assad, the 27th General Conference of the General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU) on Thursday started activities at al-Faihaa Sport Hall in Damascus with the participation of Arab and foreign delegations. In an opening speech, Representative of President al-Assad, Assistant Regional Secretary General of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party Hilal al-Hilal, expressed President al-Assad’s care for the workers’ sector, asserting the need to encourage them to develop this sector and enhance its role in the construction and development of the homeland.

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The WFTU President addressed the 27th Congress of GFTU-Syria

The 27th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Syria is underway in Damascus. The WFTU is participating with a high lever delegation headed by the WFTU President Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba and Anda Anastasaki General Coordinator of WFTU Headoffice. The WFTU President, Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba addressed the Congress and underlined the long lasting solidarity bonds between WFTU, the Syrian people and GFTU.

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No to war with Syria

The developments in Syria within the last few days have rapidly driven our country to the brink of war. And inevitably, our soldiers have begun to lose their lives. As the jihadist gangs, which have been located in the Syrian province of Idlib, have increased their activities, the Syrian army advanced in this province. As a result of this advance, the AKP government in Turkey felt the need to be more active in the region. With the Astana and Sochi agreements, the Turkish government had vowed to bring an end…

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Syrian Druze Hold Strike against Greenwashing of Golan Occupation

A general strike was held in the Golan Heights on Sunday, February 2, after the Israeli government approved plans on Thursday, January 30, for a commercial wind farm that would see at least 25 wind turbines built in the occupied Syrian territory. According to the Communist daily newspaper, Al-Ittihad, the government’s decision came less than a week after thousands of Golan Heights residents protested the project in Majdal Shams, marching with both red and Syrian flags.

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End the war of aggression against Syria! Defend peace and sovereignty!

The CPPC repudiates and strongly condemns Turkey’s new aggression against Syria under the pretext of creating a so-called “security buffer zone” and “fighting ISIS”. This is a new aggression with US complicity which, it should be stressed, continues to occupy Syrian territories illegally and militarily and NATO complacency, in the words of the Secretary General of this political-military bloc. This new aggression, taking place in the North-Eastern part of Syria, is part of a long process of interference, destabilization and aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic, which has been going…

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International Committee Statement in Solidarity with Syrians

The Democratic Socialists of America stand in solidarity with the people of Syria as they face an egregious military incursion by Turkey. Turkey was founded on the genocide of Kurds, Assyrians, Armenians and Greeks, and the ideology that led to that genocide continues to thrive in modern Turkey. The Turkish state and government is defined by highly reactionary and oppressive politics, combining Islamist extremism with nationalist chauvinism. This policy is evident in its highly oppressive treatment of ethnic minorities, activists and dissidents in Turkey today, which has seen thousands of…

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