Monday, 22. January 2018

The Press Office of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) stated that thousands joined the strike demonstrations against the anti-people, anti-worker measures of SYRIZA-ANEL government.

ICP, 15 January 2017

‘Hands off strikes’, ‘Uprising’, ‘No to modern slavery’ were the most common slogans of the militant strike demonstrations that took place on January 12, in Athens, Thessaloniki and other cities in Greece where thousands of workers gave a decisive response against the new anti-people, anti-workers’ measures that were submitted to the Parliament by the SYRIZA-ANEL goverment the same day.

The International Section of the Workers’ Party of Ireland has transmitted the following message of solidarity to the All Workers Militant Front (PAME) on the action for a General Strike in Greece on 12th January 2018.

Dear comrades,

The Workers Party of Ireland and the Party trade union group sends warm greetingsnd extends best wishes, solidarity and support to PAME, the All Workers Militant  Front, on the action for a General Strike all over Greece on 12 January 2018 in protest against the SYRIZA led government which, in active collaboration with the European Union, plans to restrict workers’ rights and, in particular, the right to strike.

PAME demonstration in Thessaloniki. Photo: KKEPAME demonstration in Thessaloniki. Photo: KKEA 24hr general strike was held in Greece on 17 May 2017, as well as the strike rallies and demonstrations of the All-worker’s Militant Front (PAME) in dozens of cities, against the measures which the coalition government of the “Left” party of SYRIZA and the nationalist party of ANEL brought for discussion on that day in Parliament. Protest demonstrations will be organized by PAME all over the country on 18th of May, the day the measures will be voted on. Thousands of workers through their mass participation in the strike on the 17th of May all over the country declared : ““We will not become the slaves of the 21st century.”

pameGreece lives today a 24hr general strike, as well as the strike rallies and demonstrations of the All-worker’s Militant Front (PAME) in dozens of cities, against the measures which the coalition government of the “Left” party of SYRIZA and the nationalist party of ANEL is bringing for discussion on that day in Parliament. Protest demonstrations will be organized by PAME all over the country on 18th of May, the day the measures will be voted on.

PAME's May Day demonstration 2017 in Athens. Photo: KKEPAME's May Day demonstration 2017 in Athens. Photo: KKE"With the workers of all countries for a world without exploitation, wars and refugees."This was the slogan of this year's militant mobilizations, which were organized by the All-workers Militant Front (PAME) in 78 Greek cities for Workers' Mayday. PAME's mass and militant rally in Athens was held in Syntagma sq. outside the Parliament building, which was followed by a march to the US embassy. In this way, thousands demonstrated against the new anti-people measures that the "left" government of SYRIZA-ANEL is bringing on behalf of capital, as well as against imperialist war.

Photo: KKEPhoto: KKEThe 20th Congress of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) was held at the headquarters of the party's CC from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April. »We strengthen the KKE, for a powerful labour movement and social alliance. For power-socialism« – This slogan of the 20th Congress of the KKE was prevalent everywhere. It adorned the enormous banner draped across the front of the headquarters of the CC of the party. It was apparent inside the meeting hall in the speeches of the delegates.

20th Congress of KKEWe reproduce the Theses of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) for the 20th Congress from March 30th to April 2nd. Download this document as PDF: Click here.

PROLOGUE

The Central Committee of the KKE publishes its Theses for the 20th Congress of the KKE, which will be held from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April 2017, four years after the 19th Congress, in line with our Statutes.

From the 19th Congress we have a new programme that expresses the elaborated strategy of the party for workers' power, socialism, and provides directions for the leading activity of the party under all conditions.

Photo: KKEPhoto: KKEThe CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) honoured the 8th of March, International Women's Day, on the evening of Saturday (4/3) with a moving event in the conference hall of the CC. Hundreds of women and men of all ages filled the hall as well as the foyer in order to follow the event, which had the following slogan:"Together with the KKE in the struggle for women's equality and their contemporary needs".

Solidarity with the mayor of Patras. Photo: KKESolidarity with the mayor of Patras. Photo: KKEThe courts of Patras unanimously found the Mayor of the city, Kostas Peletidis, innocent on the 23/2. He had been brought to trial because he did not provide space to the murderers-Nazis of Golden Dawn to propagandize their fascist views and spread their racist poison in the parliamentary elections of 2015. The verdict was greeted by the prolonged applause and slogans of the thousands gathered outside the courthouse of Patras.

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