Israel’s High Court of Justice rejected on Monday, October 13, a petition to ban arms sales to Azerbaijan. The court decided that the plea is “lacking evidence to justify a hearing on whether they have been used for war crimes against Armenia.” Human-rights lawyer Eitay Mack and activist Elie Joseph, who has been on a hunger strike over the issue, filed the petition.

Joseph presented before the court news reports that 60% of Azerbaijan’s arms come from Israel and evidence of a potential airlift of weapons to Azerbaijan days before its current conflict with Armenia erupted. He also presented news reports and a report by Amnesty International with evidence that Azerbaijan is using Israeli drones to kill Armenians.

However, almost...

The pandemic and lockdown have had major consequences in the Live Performance sector, as venues have been forced to fully close down and tours have been cancelled. This has had a huge impact on the economic stability of the sector as a whole, but also on individual workers, many of whom are freelance and self-employed, and on the large number of small and medium sized enterprises that operate in...

<üp>PAME, a member of WFTU, expresses its solidarity with the hundreds of miners of the company UYAR who have been fighting for their compensation for years.

A few years ago in the black mines of the city of Soma, in 2013 301 miners were killed. While in the city of Ermenek, there was also a fatal accident at work in 2014 with 18 dead. Hundreds of miners in the two cities, who survived the...

The Students’ Coordination of Athens held a massive demonstration on Friday, October 9 at the Ministry of Education. However the Ministers, instead of meeting with the students, teachers and parents’ representatives attacked 14 year old children with forces of riot police, tear gas, flash grenades and arrests of underage students.

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This report by the Political Action Commission was presented to the National Board on October 7, 2020.

It is now 27 days until November 3. I’ve been asked to give a brief information update on the work of our Party, which can serve as the basis for sharing experiences and ideas to sharpen our work even more. Each day presents us with a new crisis, more chaos, and more challenges to the...

Trade unions should beware Boris Johnson’s ‘Build Back Better’ strategy because it will demand a high price from workers and their families, the Communist Party warned at the weekend.  Former union president Bill Greenshields told the party’s online executive committee that Tory pledges to rebuild British industry and provide better and cheaper energy, transport, housing and health and...

The wife of a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner, Maher Al-Akhars, announced on Thursday, October 8, that she will be joining her husband in his ongoing protest, the WAFA News Agency reported. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), Taghrid Al-Akhras hopes that by joining her husband’s hunger strike, she will be able to garner more attention for his case and his...

NaenaraAll the people and service personnel of the country, who are greeting the auspicious October holiday,
Officers and men of the Public Security Forces and members of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards and Young Red Guards,
Delegates to the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea and Pyongyang citizens,
Officers and men of the units participating in the military...

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela extended its congratulations to the World Food Program of the United Nations Organization on Friday, for having been awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

“Our recognition to your efforts, workers and managers, as well as the entire UN family”, wrote the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, on his Twitter account...

This Friday, the ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the Republic of Iraq, Arturo Gallegos Ramírez, received at the Port of Um Qsar, located in the Iraqi province of Basra, the first batch of cattle exported from the Caribbean nation.

The export of this first batch of 3 thousand 700 cattle from the states of Apure, Guárico, Portuguesa, Barinas, Cojedes and Aragua, is...