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  • CPI/Hadash Call for Netanyahu to Immediately Resign Premiership

    The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Hadash (the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality) have called for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately resign from his office following police recommendations to the state’s prosecution to indict him in connection with two corruption investigations.

    An earthquake rocked the Israeli political establishment when the police endorsed charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust against Netanyahu on Tuesday, February 13.

  • Yatra for Communal Polarisation

    The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its deep concern at the grave implications of the “Ram Raj Rath Yatra” flagged off yesterday at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.  This rally was flagged off by the RSS-affiliated VHP General Secretary in the presence of Faizabad BJP MP, Ayodhya’s BJP Mayor and other BJP leaders.
  • PM Claims Talks about Settlement Annexation with US Gov’t

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, February 12, that he has been conducting talks with the White House on a “historic” initiative to annex Israeli settlement areas in occupied Palestinian West Bank. On Sunday, Netanyahu asked coalition party leaders to put off the vote on the “sovereignty bill.” The proposal by the chairmen of the influential, right-wing Knesset Land of Israel Caucus, Yoav Kisch (Likud) and Bezalel Smotrich (HaBayit HaYehudi) was based on a Likud central committee decision calling to apply Israeli law to settlements, and both groups have been calling for the policy to be enacted.

  • DKP chair Köbele: Say »No« to Grand Koalition

    dkp logo neuFollowing the completion of the negotiations between the SPD and CDU/CSU in Germany, chair of German Communist Party (DKP) Patrik Köbele has shared a press release, regarding the outcome. Köbele called for democrats to reject the grand coalition appeal.

    The chair of German Communist Party (DKP) Patrik Köbele commenced his analysis with clarifying that SPD is wanted to have its place in the government.

    Especially some of the ministerial positions were appointed as if “good bait catching fine fish”, to convince the members of SPD and influence their decision in the upcoming days to get an approval.
  • With Red Flags & Anti-Occupation Signs, Two Conscientious Objectors Refuse Induction into the Military

    One hundred supporters joined two conscientious objectors as they headed to the induction base of the Israeli military in the center of the country on Sunday, February 11, to declare their refusal to be inducted into the army. Saar Yahalom, 18, from the moshav Be’erotayim, and Matan Helman, 20, from Kibbutz HaOgen, say that they will not enlist due to their opposition to the occupation.

    Among the demonstrators were dozens of young Jews and Arab communists, members of Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel, veteran refusers and MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List).

    For Yahalom, a leading member of the Young Communist League in Tel Aviv, this is his first declaration of intent to refuse to serve in the army; he is expected to serve an extended sentence. Helman, on the other hand, has already served 50 days behind bars during three separate periods of detention. He is expected to be jailed again.

  • Homage to Comrade Mohd Amin

    The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) dips its banner in salute to veteran communist and trade union leader Comrade Mohd. Amin.

    Comrade Mohd. Amin died this afternoon. He was ninety years old.

    Mohd. Amin was born in Kolkata to poor parents who had migrated from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

  • On the KKE's stance against the dangerous plans of the USA-NATO-EU and Greece's involvement in them

    Article of the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE

    On the KKE's stance against the dangerous plans of the USA-NATO-EU and Greece's involvement in them

    Many international media outlets in the previous period have turned their attention to Greece and the nationalist demonstrations, which were held in Thessalonica and Athens, with the open support of the main right-wing opposition party of ND, as well as of the "Centre Union" and also of the criminal fascist organization "Golden Dawn".With the main slogan "Macedonia is Greece" nationalist and even fascist forces sought to exploit the justified concern of the people about the developments in the relations of our country with FYROM in order to saw he poison of nationalism, jingoism.

  • Thousands March in Jerusalem against Mass Deportation Plans

    Thousands of people marched through the streets of Jerusalem on Saturday night, February 10, calling on the far-right government to halt plans to deport nearly 40,000 African refugees and asylum-seekers. The protesters, both Israelis and refugees, held aloft signs reading: “No to forced deportations”; “Standing alongside south Tel Aviv”; “We are willing to accept refugees”; and “Love your brother as you love yourself."

    Others carried pictures of migrants who were deported from Israel and later reportedly died while trying to reach Europe. A counter-protest of about fifty far-right activists who support the current government plan to deport asylum-seekers from Israel to an African country also took place.

  • Communist MK: PM Escalating Conflict with Syria to Distract Public from Corruption Charges

    An Israeli F-16 fighter jet crashed early Saturday morning, February 10, in northern Israel after coming under “massive anti-aircraft fire” from Syrian forces, according to the Israeli army.

    The incident came after an Israeli combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian drone that had been launched from Syria, an Israeli military spokesperson said.

  • January 2018 — Israeli Soldiers Kill 5 Palestinians without Justification

    Investigations conducted by B’Tselem ‒ The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories ‒ have found that, in the month of January, six Palestinians were shot in the upper body during clashes and demonstrations that involved stone throwing, even though they were not endangering the lives of Israeli soldiers or anyone else.

  • Protests in Israel & Globally against Deportation of African Refugees

    Thousands demonstrated outside the Rwandan embassy in Herzliya on Wednesday, February 7, against the government’s plan to deport African refugees and asylum seekers from Israel.

    The protesters, mostly asylum seekers along with a couple of hundred Israelis, among them Hadash and Communist Party of Israel activists, brandished signs stressing that recognizing the right of asylum is a moral duty.

  • CPI(M) representation to CEC regarding Tripura Assembly election

    Shri Nilotpal Basu, member of the Central Secretariat of Communist Party of India (Marxist) met Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Om Prakash Rawat, today at the Election Commission office on the question of holding peaceful, free and fair elections to the Tripura Assembly.
     
    The discussion was cordial and the CEC assured to look into concerns raised by the Party as detailed out in the representation (attached herewith) with all seriousness.
  • CPI on PM’s Speech in Lok Sabha

    The Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of India (CPI) issued following statement to the press:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Parliament thanking the president is more like a BJP leader’s routine election speech than the speech of the PM.

    Prime Minister is a constitutional authority and is expected to speak with dignity and decorum. He misused the platform of the Parliament, to shower venom on political opponents and made some allegations with half-truths. While BJP supported Telangana statehood in Parliament, Modi made adverse remarks about it. He accused Congress for dividing Andhra Pradesh and India also, but did not speak a word about promises to Andhra Pradesh in Parliament on special status and later on special package implementation. Prime Minister did not utter a word on Rafale deal which the government is trying to avoid from transparency in the name of security.
  • New Neo-Nazi attacks

    Neo-Nazis from the so-called "National Squads" attacked and robbed members of the Anti-Fascist Committee of Ukraine Alexander Kononovich and his brother. They are convinced that they were attacked because of their anti-fascist activities.

    Representatives of the "National " kidnapped them February 7 at about 16:00, while Kononovichi received some printed materials (leaflets) from the company in the Shevchenkivskyi district of Kyiv. In addition, Alexander claims that they have been robbed with his brother by these attackers that demonstrated IDs of the "National ".

  • Police Recommendations in PM Corruption Cases to Be Presented

    The top echelons of the Israel Police are reportedly set to finalize their recommendations on whether criminal charges should be lodged against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of two corruption probes.

    Police chiefs, including Commissioner Roni Alsheich, and the heads of the national police force’s Investigations Department will present their recommendations on “Case 1000” and “Case 2000” next week, Israeli TV news reported Tuesday, citing a police source.

  • Police Recommendations for PM Corruption Cases to Be Presented

    The top echelons of the Israel Police are reportedly set to finalize their recommendations on whether criminal charges should be lodged against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of two corruption probes.

    Police chiefs, including Commissioner Roni Alsheich, and the heads of the national police force’s Investigations Department will present their recommendations on “Case 1000” and “Case 2000” next week, Israeli TV news reported Tuesday, citing a police source.

  • KKE's declaration on the recent developments about the Macedonia name dispute

    kke greeceThe Communist Party of Greece (KKE) issued a detailed statement about the Macedonia name dispute. Pointing out new hardships for the peoples, the KKE rejects any solution from "those that set the Balkans on fire"

    Negotiations about the name dispute between the governments of Greece and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) are being accelerated in respect to the plans of the NATO and United Nations.

  • Make Rafale deal Public

    The statement by the Defence minister in Parliament with regard to the agreement for the Rafale fighter planes is completely unacceptable.

    Ever since the deal was renegotiated there have been several reports that allege that the price being paid for the planes in question is much higher than what had been decided in the earlier agreement.

  • Thousands of Negev Arab-Bedouin to Be Uprooted for a New Mine

    More than ten thousand Arab-Bedouin citizens of Israel living on and near land slated to become a phosphate mine in the Negev are to be evicted from their homes, with most of them being crammed into a new town to be developed nearby, the senior government policymaker for Arab-Bedouin affairs has told The Jerusalem Post.

  • Israel Demolishes Two Classrooms in West Bank Bedouin School

    The United Nations has issued a warning that Palestinians in Area C are at risk of being transferred forcibly by Israel after its forces demolished two elementary school classrooms in the occupied West Bank Arab-Bedouin community of Abu an-Nuwar outside Jerusalem. The two modular classrooms were built last September with funds from the European Union.