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3rd October 2017: WFTU International Action Day For Refugees and Immigrants

The WFTU Secretariat, during its first meeting day held on 19 July 2017, unanimously decided to organize the International Action Day for the refugees and Immigrants on October 3rd, 2017.

The WFTU secretariat calls the trade unions in all countries to organize activities, strikes, demonstrations, rallies to express the firm, internationalist solidarity of the international class oriented trade union movement with the millions of immigrants, refugees and displaced persons who are forced to abandon their countries, their homes because of the capitalist its imperialist wars and conflicts.

The World Federation of Trade Unions with its anti-imperialist and internationalist position and action denounces the murderous and hypocritical policy of the European Union and its Governments and struggles for the elimination of the aggressiveness against the people of North Africa and the Middle East, for the dissolution of NATO and for the utilization of the natural resources by the people for their own interests and for the popular development that will bring the reconstruction and the prosperity of the people.

• The abolishment of the Dublin and the Schengen Treaty, the Frontex and all repressive mechanisms.
• Stopping the measures of the European Union for the repression at the borders.
• End now the imperialist interventions of EU-USA-NATO.
• Direct transfer of the refugees from the islands and the entry points to the countries of their final destination.
• Increase of the personnel and the infrastructure for the rescue, the record-identification, the housing, feeding, medical care and the safe transfer of the people. Decent housing for all refugees, education for their children under state responsibility.
• Creation of dignified centers of welcoming and hospitality

The international class oriented trade union movement on the occasion of 72th Anniversary of WFTU, denounces the imperialistic aggressiveness and we struggle for the smooth integration of our class brothers and sisters, the refugees and immigrants, in the local societies and the class oriented struggles.

The Secretariat

U.S. Antiwar Leaders Call for Actions to Oppose the Escalation of the Afghanistan War During the Week of the 16th Anniversary of the Invasion, October 2 - 8

​U.S. Peace Council.

October 6, 2017, marks the 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan – the longest foreign war in U.S. history.

The Afghan war, which has been a thoroughly bipartisan effort, was originally railed against by Donald Trump when he was running for president. He claimed to be against U.S. troop involvement in Afghanistan. Now he is moving forward with a “secret” plan of escalation that will also include Pakistan.  He says the secrecy is to keep the “enemy” from knowing his plans, but it also keeps the U.S. people from knowing what he is doing in our name and from judging the human costs for the people of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the United States [read more]

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