21 | 01 | 2020

The World Federation of Trade Unions representing more than 97 million workers in 130 countries, salutes the demonstration which was organized yesterday in Indonesia by the WFTU affiliate, KASBI with Indonesian Alliance workers (GEBRAK) against the government’s program on Omnibus Labour Act, in the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia.

The international class-oriented trade union movement expresses its solidarity with the workers of Indonesia and stands on their side, supporting their struggles for the satisfaction of their contemporary needs.

We strongly condemn the attempt of the bourgeoisie and government of Indonesia for flexible terms of employment, low wages and elimination of the workers’ rights and freedoms...

The World Federation of Trade Union salutes the astounding and spectacular massiveness of the great All-India General Strike, against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which took place yesterday January 8th, 2020.

The WFTU affiliates lead the struggles of Indian workers against the anti-labour policies of Modi’s government and decisively contributed to the organization of the unprecedented...

CITUCentre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) salutes the working people of India who have risen as one to challenge the Modi government’s anti worker, anti people and anti national policies through the unprecedented general strike and rural bandh on 8th January 2020.

While the industrial workers across sectors all over the country went on strike, the peasants and agricultural workers massively responded...

PAME, WFTU Affiliate, which represents the class union movement of Greece, expresses its solidarity with the all India General Strike on January 8.

The workers of India, with the all India strike on January 8, and the Unions affiliates of WFTU in the vanguard, escalate their struggle against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and overall the anti-labour policy of Prime Minister Modi and the...

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

On the occasion of your mass strike protest on Wednesday 8 January, I am sending you the solidarity and support of the global trade union movement. Your fight is our fight, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with you and the working people of India.

Despair and anger are again driving Indian workers and marginalised communities to the streets. Hundreds of millions of...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 97 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its solidarity with the mass pensioners’ demonstration which will take place tomorrow 17th December 2019 in India.

The International Class oriented trade union movement strongly condemns the austerity policy in India that affect the Indian working class and particularly...

Press Release from the Secretariat Meeting held in Vientiane/Lao PDR 25-26 November 2019

The Secretariat meeting of the World Peace Council took place successfully in the capital of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vientiane on 25th and 26th November 2019, hosted by the Lao Committee for Peace and Solidarity (LCPS) in excellent conditions. It was after more than 35 years that the WPC held...

SolidnetThe spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea released the following statement on Thursday:

The year-end time limit set by us is nearing but the U.S. continues to raise the level of its provocation against us.

State Secretary Pompeo cried out for thoroughly implementing the UN sanctions resolution on Dec. 10. The next day the U.S. held an open meeting of...

By Andre Vltchek, Global Research, December 11, 2019

In 2019, I have written a long analysis about “the Uyghur issue”; analysis which will be soon published as a book.

For some time, I have been warning the world that the West, and the United States in particular, are helping to radicalize the Uyghurs in Xinjiang Province and outside.

And not only that: I clearly mapped movement of the Uyghur...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, strongly condemns the new murder of at least 11 workers in a new fatal labour accident in Bangladesh.  The new “accident” took place at a plastic factory in Hijoltola of Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital.  One worker died in during the fire and 10 others died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital due to their multiple burns.  There are at...

The World Federation of Trade Unions salutes the more than 15 thousand construction and industry workers who participated in the great march to the parliament street on December 5th, 2019 in New Delhi, India.

The protesters were responded to the call of the Construction Workers’ Federation of India (CWFI) for escalating the workers struggle against the repeal of Building and Other Construction...

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