A crisis has erupted at the Belarus-Poland border, as thousands of refugees attempt to cross through Belarus into the EU. This follows the Belarusian government’s announcement this June that they would no longer hold back migrants seeking EU entry.
On Sunday comrades from the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) received a message about a series of attacks on anti-fascist students. Several KNE members were injured and have been in hospital.
While the German speaking world may have been crowded around the TV to see whether Herr Schulz or Herr Laschet was to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany’s chancellor, Graz, the second largest city in Austria was about to contribute with some election drama of its own.
The French government’s former Minister of Health, Agnes Buzyn, has been charged with “endangering the lives of others” over her mishandling of the pandemic.
France has become the 11th country to commit to boycotting the upcoming Durban IV Conference in New York, over concerns of antisemitic remarks made at previous such events. This year’s conference marks the 20th anniversary of the 2001 World Conference Against Racism, held in Durban, South Africa.
British prosecutors in the north of Ireland have taken the decision to not prosecute two soldiers who were found to have killed innocent people during the Troubles. Tory MPs have attempted to justify the outcome as some form of reconciliation of the Troubles; however for those who have lost friends, family and loved ones reconciliation is a far away thought when state sanctioned killers still walk the streets.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that workplaces within the EU are free to ban hijabs and other visible religious dress.
On the anniversary of the coup d’etat which led to partition and Turkish occupation in Cyprus, the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has released a statement condemning the aggressive actions of NATO and Turkey and calling for international solidarity for peace and reunification.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has released a statement condemning developments in Germany where there is an anti-communist effort by the state to ban by the backdoor the Germany Communist Party (DKP) and its youth organisation, the Socialist German Workers Youth (SDAJ), a fellow member of WFDY.
On the 23rd of June, the British ‘HMS Defender’ warship was followed by several Russian fighter jets after it sailed within 12 miles of Crimea’s coastline.