The Communist Party of Britain has issued the following statement after reports from international contacts about the shootings at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos, yesterday: 

The Communist Party of Britain condemns the arbitrary killings of young peaceful protesters in Nigeria yesterday (October 20), protesters who were demanding the disbanding of a militarised police unit that has previously used unwarranted violence. The CPB offers its solidarity to all working people and trade unionists in Nigeria who have for two generations been struggling against the legacy of colonialism and the continued dominance of external corporate interests of which the biggest are the British-based oil multinationals. The CPB offers its condolences to the...

UNI Global Union stands in solidarity with our Moroccan brothers and sisters in the care sector as they fight against the massive funding cuts and privatization of the CNSS (Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale) clinics that the Moroccan government is set to implement in the coming weeks.

“Putting profit above care leads to higher cost, lower levels of people insured...

Journalists at Morocco-based Médi1TV, one of the largest pan-Arabic broadcasters, are under fire for their union-supported protests calling for stronger Covid-19 protections.

One journalist, a staff representative in the union, was fired without any clear reason other than his union activist. Additionally, management has demoted two other union representatives and activists.

These unjust...

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 105 million workers in 132 countries on the 5 continents, stands by the side of the workers of the airline company Royal Air Maroc and denounces the notices of dismissal sent to 140 of them.

On the one hand, the company received millions of euros from the government of Morocco to compensate for its losses during the COVID-19 pandemic...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing 105 million workers throughout the world, expresses its internationalist support and solidarity with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) in South Africa, which is a WFTU member.

The militant trade unionists of NEHAWU are struggling for improved working conditions, against the dismantling of collective bargaining...

PAME, which represents the class trade union movement of Greece, expresses its Solidarity with the South African Healthcare and Public Sector Employees and NEHAWU, a member of the WFTU, who are fighting for the protection of workers’ rights and the health of South African workers and people.

NEHAWU calls for a variety of actions and mobilizations throughout South Africa from 1 to 3 September...

The German government decided, through the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), together with South African Volkswagen, to support the battle against Coronavirus in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.


The initiative was presented to the press in June. An important local newspaper reported this with the following headline "Volkswagen converted an old PE factory...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, the oldest and more historical international trade union organization, representing 105 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its solidarity with the working people of Zimbabwe in their struggle to gain basic social and economic rights.

The workers have been demanding a decent standard of living, improved wages and the right to...

After Washington’s meddling and unilateralist announcement imposing unilateral coercive measures on Zimbabwe, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza expressed his solidarity with the African people and Government as he rejected and described these measures as “illegal, arbitrary and inhumane.”

“From Venezuelan we reject the...

UNI Global Union condemns in the strongest terms the labelling of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) as a terrorist organization and demands an end to the persecution of trade unionists and activists in Zimbabwe.

ZCTU was branded a terrorist organization by Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa last week, along with main opposition party, the MDC...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, the militant voice of 105 million workers who live, work and struggle in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its solidarity with the working class of Sierra Leone who protest against the government’s plans to move a power plant and condemns the police violence against the protestors having as result to kill 5 people. 

The demonstrators...