On the recent events in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel

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On the recent events in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel

1 - The PCP expresses its deep concern over the recent escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel and firmly condemns the Israeli government for the bombing of the population of Gaza which led to the death of 29 Palestinians, including three children and two pregnant women, more than 200 injured and the destruction of residential buildings.

On the about-face of the PSD and the CDS in the consecration of the time of service

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On the about-face of the PSD and the CDS in the consecration of the time of service

The statements by Rui Rio and Assunção Cristas confirm that the PSD and the CDS were driven not by the aim to respond to the right of counting the time of service of the workers of the special careers of the Public Administration but by mere criteria of calculism.

On the blackmail and threat of resignation by the government

Statement by João Oliveira, Leader of PCP’s parliamentary group in the Assembly of the Republic

On the blackmail and threat of resignation by the government

As the PCP has said and reaffirmed, the path is to go forward and not move backwards.

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It's necessary the general increase in wages

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Lisboa, May Day Demonstration

It's necessary the general increase in wages

Our participation and reason for being here, naturally in solidarity with the worker’s struggle, but in particular with this important demand of CGTP-IN for a general increase in wages, namely the national minimum wage to 850€.

PCP condemns a new putschist plot against Venezuela

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PCP condemns a new putschist plot against Venezuela

The PCP strongly condemns the new putschist plot against Venezuela and its people, carried out by extreme right-wing forces responsible for acts of great violence, with the support of a group of military, and the support of Trump’s US administration and of reactionary governments of the so-called Lima Group.

Solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails

Solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails

By the initiative of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP), the Portuguese Republic Assembly approved a vote of Solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, April 17.

On the evolution of the situation in the Middle East

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On the evolution of the situation in the Middle East

1. The PCP draws attention to the seriousness of the situation in the Middle East, particularly in Palestine, a situation which is inseparable from the open and continuing violation of international law by the US and Israeli governments.

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of April 8, 2019

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of April 8, 2019

The Central Committee of the PCP, having met on April 8, analysed the evolution of the national political, economic and social situation and aspects of the international situation, underlined the development of the mass struggle, stressed the importance of the electoral battles and defined the main lines of intervention, political initiative and strengthening of the Party.

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On the 70th Anniversary of NATO – intensify the struggle for its dissolution, for disarmament and for peace!

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On the 70th Anniversary of NATO – intensify the struggle for its dissolution, for disarmament and for peace!

The 70 years of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) –formally constituted on April 4th 1949– is being celebrated by the large imperialist powers, not only with the usual lies and falsifications about its origin and history, but to legitimize the reinforcement and expansion of the aggressive political-military block, and foster the arms race and strategy of confrontation and war, with which the most reactionary and aggressive sectors of imperialism seek to «exit» the deepening of the structural crisis of the capitalist system.

«On the Centennial of the Communist International - Long Live Internationalist Solidarity!»

Translated «O Militante» article by Albano Nunes, Member of the International Department and of the Central Control Comission

«On the Centennial of the Communist International - Long Live Internationalist Solidarity!»

In the year of the Centennial of its foundation, it is worth remembering that during its existence between 1919 and 1943 the Communist International played an inspiring and leading role in the international communist movement and that, despite the difficulties of relationships that arose, contributed positively to the ideological and political maturity of the PCP and to its affirmation as the vanguard of the working class and the leading force of the anti-fascist struggle.