Session of C.C. of AKEL held in October, 2014 which discussed Turkey’s "new intolerable provocations in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus. These unprecedented acts challenge the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus and constitute a policy of political and legal irrationality which does not comply with International Law". (Photo: AKEL)

Regional Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties of the Middle East: Expression of Solidarity with the People of Cyprus

On 24-25 October 2014, the undersigned Communist and Workers’ Parties participated in a regional meeting held in Cyprus. The parties participating in this conference have passed resolutions which: Support the sovereign right of all states to the peaceful development of their resources Affirm the inalienable right of the Republic of Cyprus to explore and extract…

The GUE/NGL European Parliament Group in solidarity with the Palestinian people (Photo: AKEL)

Regional Meeting of Communist and Workers parties of the Middle East: Statement in solidarity with Palestine

The undersigned parties and international organizations convened in Larnaka, Cyprus on the 24th and 25 of November 2014 under the slogan “Towards a Just and Lasting Peace & for Solidarity with the Palestinian People” and after thorough deliberations and discussions have agreed on the following statement: They call to:          -Recognize an independent viable state…

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CPI : No to imperialism! No to ISIS!

The Communist Party of Israel strongly condemns the imperialist intervention lead by the U.S. in Iraq and Syria. We obviously agree that the barbaric atrocities and crimes that reactionary organizations like ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra and alike have been carrying out must be fought against and eliminated. Nevertheless, a struggle against those genocidal organizations and for…

Israeli soldiers enter the city of Halhul, near Hebron, in a search for the three kidnapped teenagers. (Photo: Activestills)

CPI condemns the killing of three Yeshiva students

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) strongly condemns the abduction and killing of the three Yeshiva students, Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Sha’ar, and Eyal Yifrah. According to CPI “deliberate targeting of civilians undermines all moral, legal and human principles. The deliberate killing of civilians is defined as a grave breach of international humanitarian law, and cannot…

A demonstration in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners, Nablus, May 14 2014 (Photo: Activestills)

Communist Party of Israel: No to administrative detention

By the end of April 2014, more than 5,000 Palestinian prisoners (in fact POWs who are denied such status) were held in Israeli prisons. According to Addameer (Prisoner’s Support and Human Rights Association), approximately 190 of those POWs are under continued administrative detention, which is detention with no charge or trial. Some of them have…

2014-05-20

Communist Party of Israel in support of Turkish workers

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) sent last week a letter in support of Turkish workers to the Communist Party of Turkey and the Labour Party (EMEP): “The Communist Party of Israel expresses its deep anguish, concern and rage over the criminal massacre committed by SOMA Komur Isletmeleri A.S. and its best ally – the…