20 | 01 | 2020

The Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) denounces in the strongest possible terms the transformation of the occupied territories of Cyprus by Turkey into a launching pad for waging military operations and spy activities in the wider region of the Eastern Mediterranean. We denounce the use of the illegal civilian airport in the occupied village of Lefkoniko for military purposes with the transporting of unmanned military planes from Turkey and the planned construction of a naval base in occupied Trikomo for monitoring Turkey's illegal drilling in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus. The fact that these unmanned aircraft can carry weapons systems is exacerbating the already tense situation in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Turkey's new...

The 32nd Pancyprian Festival of Youth and Students of the United Democratic Youth Organization (EDON) took place on July 3-5 at the Famagusta Gate Moat in Nicosia, Cyprus with thousands of participants. On the last day of the Festival, Andros Kyprianou, General Secretary of the C.C. of the Progressive Party of the Working People (AKEL), took the floor.

Commemorating Demetris Christofias...

On the occasion of 1st September, "Day of Action for World Peace", the Cyprus Peace Council (CPC) raises its voice to shout out loud “YES TO PEACE, NOT TO WAR!” 1st September, which has been proclaimed by the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) in memory of the millions of victims of Nazism-Fascism and of the fighters who sacrificed their lives during World War II, reminds us of the...

To the Central Committee of the Progressive Party of Working People of Cyprus (AKEL)

Dear comrades,

It is with a feeling of profound grief that we have learnt about the death of Dimitris Christofias.

The heart of an ardent champion of the ideals of socialism, a true Communist and Man has stopped beating. From his early youth and until his last minute Dimitris Christofias has been a...

Comrade Demetris Christofias "left" after a tough battle he had been giving lately. The CC. of EDON expresses his heartfelt condolences to the family of comrade Dimitris.

At this point, no words are necessary. Dear comrade, thank you for everything you offered, for everything you have taught us, for the example you have always been. EDON will forever have your life and action as a lighthouse and...

A statement by GUE/NGL President Gabi Zimmer:

GUE/NGL supports the effort by the EU to agree measures in the face of Turkey’s continuing violations in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus. We ask the European Council to take effective measures in order to bring about an end to Turkey’s provocations. Ending the provocations would contribute to creating conditions for the...

On March 21, 1960, 70 colored students while demonstrating alongside thousands of others against apartheid in the city of Sharpeville, in South Africa, were killed when police open fire. So, six years later, the General Assembly of the UN established this day as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Nowadays, as a result of the global economic crisis, the...

In particular, on 8 March 1857 in New York, textile and clothing workers were mobilized against the inhumane working conditions and low wages, claiming their political and labor rights as equal between men and women.

Nowadays, the ruling class is making an enormous effort to lose its political importance through its commercialization. For EDON, this day is a point of reference for reflection...

Permit me, on behalf of the trade unions PEO, DEV-IS, KTOS, KTOEOS, KTAMS, BES, DAU-SEN and KOOP-SEN, who have taken the initiative to convene this Peace and Reunification meeting, to welcome and thank you all for your participation in this Meeting.

The idea of ​​convening this meeting certainly did not come out of nowhere. It is the continuation of long-standing joint actions focusing on peace...

KTAMS of Cyprus protested the government’s failure to take no measures to protect the purchasing power of the citizens in the face of the recent price hikes.

Participants carried the banners on which were written ”ENOUGH”, “”Whoever caused this crisis should be the one who’ll pay for it”, “We won’t suffer under the hikes”.

The...

On the eve of the Second World War (1938-1939), the Mining Industry in Cyprus reached its highest point with significant exports of pyrite and chalcopyrite. The number of workers employed by all the mining companies exceeded 10,000 the majority of whom were landless peasants. Miners’ working conditions and terms of employment were inhuman. The housing and living conditions of workers and...

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