Europa

The term strike is said to go back to work stoppages by British sailors who took in the sails to stress their demands (to strike sail). Striking dockworkers in Liverpool and Felixstowe are living up to this right now.

Denmark

In Denmark, answering the call of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) a protest was organised in front og the Indian Embassy in Copenhagen.

Activists from Anti-Imperialist Collective and Communist Youth of Denmark stood infront of the Indian embassy and distributed leaflets in support of the People’s War in India and of political prisoners. The following slogans were chanted: ”Up the international solidarity!”, ”Support the People’s War in India!”, ”Long live the People’s War in India!”, ”Long live the Communist Party of India (Maoist)!”. The hymn of our class, the Internationale was also sung by the activists.

Finland

The Communist Party of Finland was founded on August 29th, 1918 in Moscow, Soviet Russia.

The comrades from Punalippu writes the following:

Against the beginning of the destruction of a monument to the victory of the Red Army in World War II on 23.08.2022 protest formed in Riga.

Norway

On Monday August 22nd in Trondheim Kampkomiteen partook in a demonstration against the fascist organisation SIAN. Before the demonstration activists from Kampkomiteen had put up posters in central and eastern Trondheim, to mobilise for the demonstration. Posters were also hung up in the neighbouring municipalities of Malvik and Stjørdal.

Norway

On August 9th a demonstration was held in support of the struggle of the Palestinian people, after the attack on Gaza by Israel, where 44 people were killed, including 15 children and where 360 were wounded, among them 151 children. The demonstration took place in front of the Israeli embassy in Oslo, which was strictly guarded by the police. Even though the demonstration was organised at a short notice, many people showed up, a lot waved Palestinian flags, held pictures of the ones as well as white roses. Speeches were held and at the end of the official programme of the demonstration a minutes of silence was held.

Sweden:

Comrades from ”Indiensolidaritet” marked the International Day of Action in support of the People’s War in India.

A protest was organised infront of the Indian Embassy in Stockholm. The anti-imperialist revolutionaries held a banner with the slogan ”Protestera mot den indiska statens krig mot folket!” (protest against the Indian state’s war on the people!)

Recent weeks have seen a spike in labor struggles in the Great Britain. About 40,000 people went on strike last Wednesday following the call of Rail, Maritime and Transport union RMT targeting the Rail companies that failed to comply to the demands of its workers as they are facing the highest inflation in 40 years with 9.4%. On last week's Friday and this week's Monday workers – from engineers to call center agents - at telecommunication monopolies British Telecommunications and Openreach also lay down their work. This however is only the tip of the iceberg of what is to hit GB later this month.