20 | 04 | 2018

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  1. Following the inauguration of Miguel Díaz-Canel as President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, the Army General took to the floor to close the second plenary session of the new National Assembly of People’s Power

  2. Fidel taught us to walk, and in each of his actions there was always a pedagogical principle: to provide us with the tools, values, and even the ideological platform to understand that we could not do without anyone on the path to the construction of socialism

  3. The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 92 million workers in every corner of the world stands on the side of the striking nurses in Zimbabwe. The vice-president of Zimbabwe announced that: ““Government has decided in the interest of patients and of saving lives to discharge all the striking nurses with immediate effect” when thousands of nurses were fired. The WFTU demands public and high quality health services for all the people in the world, we denounce this undemocratic action of the Zimbabwean government, we declare that  the interest of patients and of saving lives is the modern, public and quality health system with policies of prevention and healthcare infrastructure that cover the entire population and not the firing of the workers that are struggling for it....
  4. The Ninth Legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power, constituted April 18, symbolizes the continuation of an emancipatory process that has brought us here today. Thirty one Council of State candidates were also elected during the session

  5. On April 19th, 2018 a delegation of the National Labor Federation (FNM) – Romania visited the WFTU Central Offices in Greece and met with a WFTU high level delegation. Click here to view the photo gallery
  6. The Delegation of the National Labor Federation (FNM) – Romania composed by: Cretan Constantin – President of FNM), Braia Vasile Dorin – President of the Department: The “Lignite Oltenia” Trade Union and Şomîcu Simion – Responsible for International Relation. The Romanian delegation met with a high level WFTU delegation headed by its General Secretary George Mavrikos and composed by Valentin Pacho Vice-President of WFTU, Bereng Soke from NEHAWU and the WFTU Regional Office South Africa and Maria Barouti WFTU Counselor. The two delegations discussed about the situation of the workers movement in Europe and their future joint activities in Balkan area.
  7. Human rights defenders, including foreigners such as Australian missionary Patricia Fox, are friends of the Filipino people, especially the toiling masses of workers and peasants. They help the people express their aspirations for peace and social justice and expose their grievances amid the brutality and cruelty of the Duterte regime. The people warmly welcome them into their communities, homes and hearts.

    The post CPP on the arrest of Australian Missionary Patrica Fox appeared first on NDFP.

  8. If one principle has prevailed in Cuba, in terms of economic and social development, it has been that of constant updating and transformation • The inauguration of the new National Assembly of People’s Power marks a new stage in the generational continuity of the leadership of the country

  9. Contemptuously disrespecting the 27 years of dedicated service of Australian missionary Sr. Patricia Fox, 71, who generously helped farmers, indigenous people and other Filipino mass organizations, the Bureau of Immigration arrested and detained Sr. Patricia Fox on April 16.

    The post NDFP condemns shameful treatment of Sr. Patricia Fox by the Duterte regime appeared first on NDFP.

  10. National Assembly deputies agree that everything done, and to be done, must reflect, first and only, the people's interests

  11. Declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cuba regarding the Canadian government’s decision to designate its embassy in Havana an ‘unaccompanied post,’ following unusual health symptoms reported in 2017 by some Canadian diplomatic staff and dependants posted to the Cuban capital, according to a statement

  12. One of Raúl Castro’s greatest qualities throughout his life as a revolutionary, marked by coherent thought and action, has been his confidence in youth

  13. The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 92 million members in 126 countries around the world, reiterates its internationalist solidarity with workers in France who will strike on 19 April. In an international context where capitalists, multinationals and European bourgeoisies attack labor rights, promote anti-worker policies, reduce pensions and wages, dismantle social gains and union rights, European workers must organize their own counter attack. Today, it is more than ever necessary for workers to coordinate their struggles globally, under the values of internationalism and class solidarity. At the same time, workers around the world must be well aware that the same political forces – like the Macron government – that are eliminating their labor rights...
  14. The Gran Manzana Kempinscki Hotel won the Versailles continental prize for architecture, in a ceremony held recently in Santiago de Chile

  15. More than 2,000 people gathered at the historic Havana corner of 23rd and 12th Streets for a political and cultural event to mark the 57th anniversary of the declaration of the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution

  16. Joining Raúl for the moving moment were Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People's Power; Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers; José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee; and Marcelino Medina González, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

  17. The World Federation of Trade Unions firmly denounces the fatal work “accidents” that happened recently in the mines of the cities Klos and Bulqiza of Albania and cost the lives of two workers. Over the last six months, six miners have lost their life in these cities where Albania’s chromium mines are located. The WFTU, on behalf of 92 million workers that it represents in the 5 continents, demands from the competent authorities the implementation of health and safety measures inside the chromium mines. We condemn the fact that the workers are said to be responsible for the accidents. The real culprits for the fatal accidents are the indifference of the authorities for the protection of the workers’ life, as well as the pursuit of the maximum profit through the intensification of their...
  18. The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in the name of its more than 92 million affiliates all over the world salutes, on the occasion of this great day, all the workers who live, work and struggle in every corner of the world. May Day was, is and will be a beacon for the struggles of yesterday and tomorrow despite our enemies’ efforts. May Day has to be a message of resistance against bourgeoisie, imperialists and their international alliances’ policies. At the same time, the workers’ blood which was shed in Chicago on 1886 reminds us of our duty today; it reminds us that nothing is given for free; every right or freedom that was conquered by our class has been won through sacrifices, conflicts and organized struggles. Today, whilst technology and scientific progress have...
  19. The NDFP vigorously condemns the forcible disappearance of NDFP Consultant Lora T. Manipis and her husband Jeruel B. Domingo.

    The post NDFP condemns the forcible disappearance of NDFP consultant Lora T. Manipis and Jeruel B. Domingo appeared first on NDFP.

  20. Members of the National Candidatures Commission discuss with Granma International the arduous task they undertook evaluating over 12,000 proposed candidates to serve as National Assembly deputies and members of the Council of State

  21. The invader had not been able to establish the beach head needed to justify an OAS intervention. United in resistance, the people displayed the strength that would allow them to confront other battles. The spirit of a nation re-conquered had taken shape in Girón

  22. The WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos, addressed the solidarity with Palestinian people event which was organised by PAME in Haidari, Athens. The event took place on the occasion of the commencement of the workers football tournament of PAME. During the event the WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos, the Ambassador of Palestine in Greece Marwan Emile Toubassi and the Mayor of Haidari Mixalis Selekos addressed the athletes and the participants.
  23. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the illegal and murderous airstrikes on Syria conducted by the US, UK and France April 13th, and the support given to these attacks by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  We call on Parliament to condemn the airstrikes which are illegal under international law, under US law and under UK law, [...]
  24. Le Parti communiste du Canada dénonce les attaques aériennes meurtrières et illégales dirigées contre la Syrie par les États-Unis, la France et la Grande-Bretagne le 13 avril ainsi que l’appui dont elles ont bénéficié de la part du Premier Ministre Justin Trudeau. Nous demandons au Parlement de dénoncer ces attaques aériennes illégales selon le droit [...]
  25. The Communist Party of Britain unreservedly condemns the latest act of aggression in Syria by Britain, the USA and France today (April 14). International law cannot be upheld by breaching the most important articles of the United Nations Charter, which ban unprovoked military attacks by one member state upon another.

  26. Today early in the morning, 04.00 local time, the governments of USA, Great Britain and France bombarded the people of Syria, setting on fire the Southeastern Mediterranean Region. By using fabricated charges and excuses they want to redistribute the natural resources, the energy routes and the spheres of influence. The WFTU condemns the attack on the state of Syria that breaks the rules of any international law, we call the workers of the world, the class oriented trade unions , the affiliates and friends of WFTU to unite their voices against the imperialistic interventions, the inter-imperialistic antagonisms, to show by any means their solidarity to the people of Syria. We call the workers of the world to organise their struggle against NATO, EU and their allies, to be on guard...
  27. Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, arrived in Lima were the Eighth Summit of the Americas is scheduled to be inaugurated this afternoon

  28. Photos of the WFTU participation in the demonstration that took place in Athens, Greece on April 13 against the war preparations and the imperialists’ plans in Southeastern Mediterranean and Syria.
  29. Britain's peace movement must step up to stop the government racing into a “potentially disastrous” war in Syria, the Communist Party’s political committee heard on Wednesday night.

  31. The Cuban civil society delegation, attending the 8th Summit of the Americas parallel forums, yesterday denounced serious provocations in Lima, where billboards offending our country were displayed on the city's central avenues

  32. More than 95,000 students have graduated from the University of Physical Culture and Sports Science over the last 45 years

  33. The country has developed a state plan to adapt to the serious environmental challenge, reflecting Cuba's advanced position on a world level

  34. Twenty-two adolescents at the Solidarity with Panama special education school celebrated their 15th birthdays last night with a very special guest: Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz

  35. One of the sector’s key achievements has been to maintain an infant mortality rate below five per 1,000 live births for the last 10 years. In 2017, the country achieved a rate of 4.0; proof of its continued efforts to consolidate maternal-infant statistics, to the benefit of Cuban children and families

  36. The National Democratic Front Far Southern Mindanao condemns the involuntary disappearance of NDF consultant Lora T. Manipis and husband Jeruel B. Domingo who both vanished without trace since February 24, 2018. Witnesses last saw the couple in Kidapawan City and they had not made any contact with their family and comrades since then.

    The post Surface NDF Consultant Lora T. Manipis and Jeruel B. Domingo! appeared first on NDFP.

  37. The aim of this pamphlet is to strip away the layers of myth and misunderstanding that surround discussions on China and its growing role in the world economy.

  38. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) welcomes the possible resumption of the NDFP-GRP peace talks after GRP President Duterte reversed his earlier proclamation terminating negotiations in November last year. The revolutionary forces maintain the policy of openness to negotiations to seek solutions to the roots of the armed conflict.

    The post On the possible resumption of peace talks appeared first on NDFP.

  39. Sinusuportahan ng Partido Komunista ng Pilipinas, gayundin ng Bagong Hukbong Bayan, ang posibilidad ng muling pagbubukas ng usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) at Gubyerno ng Republika ng Pilipinas (GRP).

    The post Ang posibilidad ng muling pagbubukas ng usapang pangkapayapaan appeared first on NDFP.

  40. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the massacre of 18 unarmed Palestinians and the injury of 1500 others on Friday, March 30th in Gaza. We demand the Canadian government condemn the murders and attempted murders of peaceful protesters. 773 Palestinians were shot by live ammunition by Israeli occupation forces. At least one person was shot [...]
  41. The Communist Party of Canada has sharply condemned the Trudeau government’s decision to expel four Russian diplomats from Canada, in lock step with the Conservative government of Theresa May in UK, who demanded ‘solidarity’ actions from European and NATO countries, including the US, declaring she had led “the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers [...]
  42. Le Parti communiste du Canada condamne le massacre de 18 Palestiniennes et Palestiniens non armés et les 1 500 personnes blessées le vendredi 30 mars à Gaza et demande au gouvernement canadien de condamner les meurtres et les tentatives de meurtre de manifestants pacifiques. 773 Palestiniennes et Palestiniens ont été abattus par les forces d’occupation [...]
  43. Le Parti communiste du Canada a sévèrement condamné la décision du gouvernement Trudeau d’expulser quatre diplomates russes du Canada, à l’instar du gouvernement conservateur Britannique de Theresa May, qui a exigé des actions en solidarité de la part des pays européens et de l’OTAN, incluant les États-Unis, et qui se déclare en tête de «la [...]
  44. The resumption of peace talks between the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels is needed precisely to deal with substantive issues and complaints. In the same round of formal talks, as well as in preceding consultations, the panels can present conflicting positions and subsequently seek to solve the problems on mutually acceptable grounds.

    The post Resumption of peace talks allows the panels to deal with substantive issues and complaints appeared first on NDFP.

  45. The recent statement of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana referring to the Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER) as an example of the NPA’s insincerity show his utmost disregard for the Filipino people’s aspirations for economic development through national industrialization and land reform.

    The post GRP-NDFP Negotations on CASER Is Key to Resolving Armed Conflict appeared first on NDFP.

  46. The NDFP is sincere in engaging in peace negotiations with the GRP in order to obtain comprehensive agreements on social, economic and political reforms to address the roots of the armed conflict and lay the basis for a just and lasting peace in accordance with The Hague Joint Declaration.

    The post On the question of sincerity in GRP-NDFP negotiations appeared first on NDFP.

  47. The Hague Joint Declaration, framework agreement of the GRP-NDFP negotiations, requires that no side can impose on the other side any precondition that negates the character and purpose of peace negotiations. For instance, the GRP cannot precondition the peace negotiations with the surrender of the NDFP.

    The post Prof. Sison: On the question of preconditions in peace negotiations appeared first on NDFP.

  48. The March 19 announcement that Canada will send “peacekeepers” to the west African country of Mali is an ominous signal that under Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Canada is increasing its role in dirty wars intended to make the world safe for imperialist exploitation. The deepening crisis in Mali has its origins in a variety of factors, [...]
  49. Unite Against War and Reaction – People Not Profits! Political Report of the February 10th and 11th Central Committee meeting of the Communist Party of Canada The International Situation We are meeting just past the one-year mark since the Trump administration’s arrival in office, and what a year it has been.  According to the Bulletin [...]
  50. 'Backed by much of the mass media, the Tory government is pulling out all the stops to switch the political agenda from Britain's social crisis to one of Russia aggression and loyalty tests', John Foster told the Communist Party's executive committee at the weekend. 

  51. A labour movement policy on migration, labour and refugees.

  52. Which way now for the labour movement?


  53. Imagine we all have homes to live in, decent paying jobs, free education, free universal quality childcare. Imagine a country where the rights of Indigenous Peoples were truly recognized and upheld and where we have already taken major steps toward decolonization. Imagine a world with well-resourced, meaningful, effective educational work and legal steps taken to [...]
  54. 'In Italy as in Germany, France, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands, traditionally strong social-democratic parties have suffered historic defeats in elections', John Foster told the Communist Party of Britain's political committee on Wednesday evening. 

  55. Cette année, les femmes célébreront la Journée internationale des femmes avec un sentiment de force renouvelé. Dans plusieurs endroits autour du monde, les femmes prennent position contre le harcèlement et la violence sexuelle. Alors qu’en Amérique du Nord cela s’est trouvé souvent lié à ce qu’on appelle le mouvement « #metoo », cela se produit aussi dans [...]
  56. We stand in solidarity with Iranian people, and against any foreign intervention in the internal affairs of Iran

    The Communist and Workers’ parties that sign this statement have followed with concern the recent developments in Iran where tens of thousands of people in many towns and cities across Iran protested against the policies of the autocratic regime.

  57. امریکی سامراج کے صدر رونلڈ ٹرمپ کے نام کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان کا خصوصی پیغام آپ نے آج اپنی ٹوئٹ میں کہا ہے کہ پچھلے پندرہ سالوں میں ہمارے حکمرانوں نے جن میں جنرل پرویز مشرف, آصف علی زرداری اور سابق وزیر اعظم نواز شریف شامل ہیں انہوں نے امریکہ کے 33 ارب ڈالرز کی امداد میں ہیرا پھیری اور غرد برڈ کی ہے ٹرمپ صاحب! ہمارے حکمرانوں کو سوائے کمیشن اور پیسہ بٹورنے کے علاوہ اور کسی کام میں … Continue reading
  58. آصف علی زرداری, شہباز شریف اور جہانگیر ترین واجب القتل ہیں. کاش ایسا مذہبی فتوی اگر ہمارے علمائے کرام دیتے تو کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کھلے عام ان کی حمایت کرتی حکومت نے پنجاب میں کم از کم گنے کی سرکاری قیمت خرید 182 روپے اور سندھ میں 180 روپے فی من مقرر کی ہے مگر سندھ میں زرداری کی گیارہ شوگر ملز, پنجاب میں جہانگیر ترین اور وزیراعلیٰ شہباز شریف کی لاتعداد شوگر ملیں ان بےبس … Continue reading
  59. قائداعظم کے یوم ولادت پر چیئرمین کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) انجینئر جمیل احمد ملک کا خصوصی پیغام قائد اعظم محمد علی جناح سیکولر پاکستان کے حامی تھے مگر جلد انتقال ہونے کی وجہ سے قائد اعظم کا یہ خواب پورا نہ ہو سکا. کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان اس بات کا برملا اظہار اور اعلان کرتی ہے کہ وہ قائد اعظم کے سیکولر پاکستان بنانے کی خواہش کی جدوجہد جاری رکھے گی اور ایک دن ایسا ضرور آئے … Continue reading
  60. ALL PAKISTAN POLITICAL PARTIES CONFERENCE AT LAHORE. لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن نے کل مورخہ 9 دسمبر 2017ء بروز ہفتہ کو لاہور میں “موجودہ ملکی سیاسی صورتحال اور جمہوریت کا مستقبل” کے موضوع پر ایک آل پاکستان پولیٹیکل پارٹیز کانفرنس کا انعقاد کیا ہے جس میں کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کو بھی دعوت دی گئی ہے جس کے لئے ہم لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن کا شکریہ ادا کرتے ہیں کل کو منعقد ہونے والی … Continue reading
  61. BEFORE THE ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN, ISLAMABAD Application No._____/2017 BRIEF STATEMENT CONCERNING THE OBJECTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS AND PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF ANY PROVISION OF THE DRAFT ELECTIONS RULES 2017 BY THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF PAKISTAN (CPP) DULY REGISTERED POLITICAL PARTY WITH ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD. Respectfully Sheweth, 1.       That the press release and the Notification dated 12th of October, 2017 of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notifying to the General Public of Pakistan that the ECP is pleased … Continue reading
  62. Date: 
    May 12, 2017

    On International Labour Day 2017, Modi government’s Labour Ministry held an

  63. Notification No. 4/CPP/CC/Meeting/Minutes dated 31-01-2017. Press Media of CPP and the Central General Secretary Mehraj Gul Khattak hereby announced that the following nine member’s office bearers of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) and 52 Members of the Working Committee of the CPP from all over the Pakistan has been notified for the information of all the General Public of Pakistan and other concerned. Their names are as under:- 1. Engineer Jameel Ahmad Malik Central Chairman … Continue reading
  64. Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) flag to fly half-mast for 7 days has now been extended till December 4, 2016 when the Castro’s ashes would be buried in the southeastern city of Santiago says the press release issued here today by the Press Media of CPP. “Castro, a living communist legend, who has achieved immortal historical achievements for the development of world socialism. He was the great person of our era, and people and history will remember him forever,” says the … Continue reading
  65. Our Central Executive Committee member and Deputy Co-chair in Charge of Expansion Alp Altınörs was detained after a raid on his house the night of September 9. After 6 days, he was taken to the court in the late hours … Continue reading
  66. On the morning of Eid al-Adha Eve, the political administration has raided 28 municipalities, stating to have “seized power” through trustees, which is reminiscent of 12 September 1980 coup d’etat from 30 years ago. There is no difference between the … Continue reading
  67. Our vice Co-Chair Mr Alp Altınörs’ home was raided by police forces around 02:00 AM tonight and he was taken into police custody. We protest and condemn this clear act of aggression as a further instance of the campaign of … Continue reading
  68. 50 Kurdish politicians began an indefinite hunger strike demanding that the state abide by international human rights and allow either his family or his lawyers of a party delegation to see Mr. Abdullah Öcalan with whom all communication has been … Continue reading
  69. The Turkish government is insisting on the mistakes it has been committing in Syria over the past five years. The military operation against Jarablus, which was initiated by the Turkish Armed Forces with the pretext of fighting the ISIS, involves … Continue reading
  70. (Delivered at Diyarbakir Airport before Mr. Demirtas went to Gaziantep to visit families of the victims on August 21, 2016)  This vicious attack is not the first atrocity that we have encountered or that has befallen us in our country. … Continue reading
  71. As a result of the terror attack targeting the wedding of our Party members in Akdere neighbourhood in Sahinbey, district of Gaziantep, 50 citizens including women and children lost their lives, and more than hundred are wounded. Our sorrow is … Continue reading
  72. In a political climate where those who do not submit to the government are announced as traitors alongside the coupists, torture is openly displayed without the need to hide.  The proud display of torture attests to the state’s entry into … Continue reading
  73. Turkey is rapidly dragged into ambiguity. What we go through everyday makes us long for yesterday. We are deeply concerned and saddened by recent incidents happened today in Elazığ, a few days ago in Van and Diyarbakır. Turkey is led … Continue reading
  74. On August 16, 2016, Erdoğan regime’s attack on the media and press since the July 15 abortive coup took a different turn by the closure of the daily Özgür Gündem on court orders and the storming of its Istanbul headquarters … Continue reading
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