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Right-wing in European Parliament torpedoes resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The preconditions for a permanent ceasefire set by the right-wing bloc caved to Israel’s excuses for continuing onslaught against Gaza

European parliament committee recommends EU collaborate with ICC to probe Israeli war crimes European parliament committee recommends EU collaborate with ICC to probe Israeli war crimes

The resolution by the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee regretted “”the limited progress on the ICC investigations in war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the occupied Palestinian territories” and called for helping the ICC and its prosecutor move forward with the investigation and the prosecution

Small scale fishing - Europe Communist MEP defends small scale fishing industry in European Parliament

The report by João Pimenta Lopes of the Portuguese Communist Party calls for adequate economic and social compensation for the sector and its workers

EP resolution against Iran Iran warns of retaliatory measures if EU member countries designate IRGC a terrorist organization   

Last week, the European parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to designate the IRGC a terrorist organization over its alleged “terrorist activities, suppression of protests, and supplying of drones to Russia”

“A true social climate revolution” is needed to save the planet

Marc Botenga of the Workers’ Party of Belgium spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the official discussions at the COP26 and the need for a social element in the green transition

Arms sales Renewed global pressure to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

More than 90 human rights and anti-war organizations wrote a letter to the US president demanding cancellation of billions of dollars of arms sales to the two countries on the day that the European Parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to do the same

EUs anti-communism -Italy Italian local councils reject EU’s anti-communist resolution

The local councils of Granarolo in Bologna and San Giuliano Terme in Pisa have passed motions denouncing the controversial anti-communist resolution passed by the European Parliament last year which equates communism to Nazi-fascism

Greek Protests Greeks protest proposed wind farms in the Agrafa mountains

Despite the Agrafa mountains being home to several places of historical and environmental importance, the Greek government has planned to open up the region to business interests

“We want Czech youth to critically evaluate the 30 years of capitalism in which they grew up”

We talk to Lubos Petricek, chairman of the Prague Young Communist (MK) Commission of Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM), on the political situation in the Czech Republic

State repression of communists Georgia Persecution of Georgian communist leader draws widespread condemnation

Temur Pipia, leader of the Unified Communist Party of Georgia, was detained by the Georgian police while returning from Russia. The state authorities have registered a case against him invoking the 2011 Freedom Charter

MPLP Interview Belgium Médecine pour le Peuple: Defending the right to health for all

We speak to Dr. Hanne Bosselaers from Médecine pour le Peuple (MPLP) – an initiative of the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) – which seeks to provide accessible and quality health and medical care to the people

Polish solidarity Protest marches held in several countries against state persecution of Polish communists

Marches to the embassies and consulates of Poland were held in several countries in solidarity with the Polish communists on March 3. The conservative government of the country has made several attempts to persecute the party and its publication Brzask.