One week following the World Day for Decent Work, Pakistani workers across the country converged in the capital city of Islamabad on 14 October and launched a massive sit-in protest calling for an end to anti-worker and anti-people policies.

The sit-in protest garnered widespread support from a large number of unions, associations and organizations of government & public sector employees. The participants were truly diverse and workers from the postal, banking and insurance sectors were represented by the eight UNI affiliates in Pakistan who were joined by another two unions pending affiliation with UNI.  

The protestors marched from the Islamabad Press Club to Jinnah Avenue where the sit-in action took place. Jinnah...

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 World Federation of Trade Unions, gathering in its ranks 105 million workers from around the world, demands an end to the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh, which is causing deaths and dramatic consequences to the lives of workers in the region.

The conflicts are linked to imperialist antagonisms and to the efforts of imperialist powers to redefine the control of natural...

A joint delegation consisting of six leaders of Communist Party of India (CPI) and Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) will be reaching Hathras tomorrow (06.10.2020) in the forenoon to meet the victim’s family members to express solidarity.

The CPI leaders in the delegation are D. Raja, General Secretary, Amarjeet Kaur, National Secretary and Girish Sharma, UP state secretary along...

The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its deep concern about the recent escalation of the tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia over border disputes in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which have resulted in casualties on both sides, including civilians. This conflict, which has its origin more than thirty (30) years back, is a complicated matter in which various regional and global powers are...

ChinaMr. President,
Colleagues,

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the victory in the World Anti-Fascist War and the founding of the United Nations (UN). Yesterday, the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN was held. The meeting was a significant one, as it reaffirmed our abiding commitment to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter on the basis of reviewing the...

UNI affiliate, the Korea Health & Medical Workers' Union (KHMU), urged the Korean government to stand firm and not renege on its plans to strengthen the country’s public medical service.

The union held a press conference last week in front of the National Assembly building to denounce the government’s caving to the demands of the medical doctor associations to scrap the health reform plans...

China bashing — falsely blaming China for the pandemic, the bad economy, and other woes — is being used by the Trump administration and the Republican Party to further the president’s chances of reelection. This campaign is similar in tone to the anti-immigrant racist and xenophobic campaign that Trump used to help him win the presidency in 2016.

China bashing attempts to deflect attention...

Congress leader Ahmed Patel, CPI general secretary D. Raja, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, DMK leader Kanimozhi and RJD leader Manoj Jha called on Hon’ble President of India Shri. Ram Nath Kovind on the Delhi riots investigation and the role of Delhi Police in investigation and inquiry.

The leaders urged upon the President to direct the Government of India to institute an inquiry...

The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India has issued the following statement today (on September 15, 2020) deploring the arrest and subsequent remand of Umar Khalid:

The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India condemns the arrest of Umar Khalid under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). Subsequently he was remanded to a ten-day police custody in...

UNI Apro, together with the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ASETUC), and civil society partners in the Urgent Justice from Wage Theft Coalition, held a webinar on 8 September to raise awareness of wage theft in South East Asia, and to develop a better understanding of what a Transitional Justice Mechanism (TJM) might look like.

Datuk Mohammed Shafie BP Mammal, ASETUC General Secretary delivered a...