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The New Communist Party of the Netherlands condemns the arrest of our two Sudanese comrades who were arrested by the coup-regime on the 19th of May. Comrades Muktar Al-Khatib, Secretary-General of the Sudanese Communist Party and Salih Mahmoud, member of the Politburo of the Sudanese Communist Party.
The New Communist Party of the Netherlands (NCPN) and the Communist Youth Movement of the Netherlands (CJB), condemn the brutal attack of the Greek police forces against the peaceful protesters in Thessaloniki on April 6. This rally took place in the framework of a national strike in Greece. The workers demanded measures against price inflation, collective labour agreements and salary increases, while the strike was also directed against Greece’s involvement in the imperialist war, opposing the presence of US and NATO military bases and the transportation of NATO equipment through Greece.
The Brazilian working class has suffered greatly under the government of Bolsonaro. The government has incessantly attacked the working class in the interests of the bourgeoisie. This policy has been very clear during the covid-19 pandemic. In this article we look in more detail to the conditions that led Bolsonaro to win the elections, the policies during his term and the possibilities for emancipation of the Brazilian workers.
The CJB sent the following message to the Front of Communist Youth (FGC), to express our solidarity with the mobilisations of students and young workers in Italy.
Working people in Ukraine, Russia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe and the Netherlands have nothing to gain and everything to lose from a war. The long-running conflict between various imperialist powers in Eastern Europe has escalated into large-scale acts of war in Ukraine. The New Communist Party of the Netherlands (NCPN) and Communist Youth Movement of the Netherlands (CJB) condemn the invasion of Ukraine by Russian Federation. NATO, US and EU bear great responsibility for the escalation, through their aggressive strategy of encirclement of Russia and interference in Ukraine.
There is a lot of commotion amongst the Dutch people concerning the recent revelations about transgressive behavior within the television program The Voice of Holland. Important and influential figures in the media sector, including Jeroen Rietbergen, Martijn Nieman, Marco Borsato and Ali B, were accused of sexually transgressive behavior towards female (and in some cases underage) candidates of the program. This behavior occurred throughout the entire duration of the program. The backlash is justified, but the revelations do not surprise us.