«Do not forget the crimes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and fight for disarmament and peace»

Statement by Margarida Botelho, Member of the Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP, Lisbon, Conferência de Imprensa

«Do not forget the crimes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and fight for disarmament and peace»

1. On August 6 and 9, 1945, US imperialism committed one of the worst crimes in the History of Mankind: the nuclear attacks on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Within a few seconds, tens of thousands of people were killed in an unprecedented massacre. In the following months and years, the death toll would rise to hundreds of thousands. Many others suffered terrible physical and psychological after effects, which also passed on to following generations.

PCP condemns the Basic Law on the State of Israel

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PCP condemns the Basic Law on the State of Israel

The adoption by the Israeli Parliament of the new Basic Law on the State of Israel - of a Constitutional nature - enshrines the principles of a racist and segregationist State, which denies citizenship rights to its Palestinian Arab citizens and which confirms previously existing discrimination in Israeli legislation, represents a very serious qualitative step that institutionalizes the principles of a Zionist State of apartheid.

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On the NATO warmongering Summit and the need for the struggle for peace

Statement by João Ferreira, Member of the Central Committee, Lisbon, Press conference

On the NATO warmongering Summit and the need for the struggle for peace

The NATO Summit, in view of the goals that are on the table, represents yet another step in a growing threat to peace in the world.

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of 29 and 30 June 2018

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of 29 and 30 June 2018

The Central Committee of the PCP, meeting on June 29 and 30, 2018, discussed aspects of the international situation and in the European Union, examined the national political, economic and social situation and developments in the mass struggle, and outlined the guidelines for activity and to strengthen the Party.

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On the European Council of 28 and 29 June

Statement by João Ferreira, Member of the PCP’s Central Committee and Member of the European Parliament, Lisboa, Press Conference

On the European Council of 28 and 29 June

The European Council meeting highlights the deep crisis in which the European Union is embroiled. Its conclusions not only do not open up prospects for overcoming the crisis in the European Union, but also embody new elements of crisis, as a result of its ever more profound militarist, neoliberal and federalist decisions.

On the policies of violation of rights of immigrants in the US and EU

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On the policies of violation of rights of immigrants in the US and EU

The confinement of immigrants in detention camps in the US, and particularly the detention of children separated from their parents, is a barbaric act that violates the most basic human rights and is the concrete expression of a xenophobic and racist policy that deserves the strongest condemnation by the PCP, proven by its coherent and determined action in the defence and affirmation of the values ​​of freedom and democracy.

On the Summit between the Presidents of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and of the United States of America

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On the Summit between the Presidents of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and of the United States of America

Regarding the holding of the Summit between Kim Jong-Un, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on June 12 in Singapore, and the commitments meanwhile made public, the PCP considers that this Summit - following the Panmunjom Declaration signed on April 27 between the DPRK and the Republic of Korea - could represent a step towards a peaceful solution to a long-running conflict of more than 65 years due to the stubborn and aggressive US policy, which maintains a powerful militar

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CGTP’s National Demonstration «Fighting for rights. Valuing the Workers»

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Lisboa, CGTP’s National Demonstration

CGTP’s National Demonstration «Fighting for rights. Valuing the Workers»

On the agreement reached by the PS Government with the employers' confederations and the UGT

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On the agreement reached by the PS Government with the employers' confederations and the UGT

The agreement reached yesterday between the PS Government, the Confederations of employers and UGT regarding labour legislation, does not answer the interests and rights of the workers, maintains the grievous provisions of the labour legislation, establishes new negative aspects. Some of the aims it announces on measures that should have long been adopted do not change the overall nature of the agreement now signed.

Solidarity with the Communist Party of Turkey

Solidarity with the Communist Party of Turkey

The Portuguese Communist Party strongly condemns the decision of the Turkish authorities to prevent the participation of the Communist Party of Turkey as a candidate party in the elections held in Turkey on 24 June.

The PCP reaffirms the demand for the end of repressive and anti-democratic measures in Turkey and expresses its solidarity with the turkish communists as well as with other democratic and progressive forces in Turkey and their struggle to defend the rights and aspirations of workers and turkish people.