(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
July 19, 2009
Communist Parties Condemn
Anti-Communist Resolution Of OSCE
THE Communist Party of India (Marxist) along with 50 other Communist and Workers� parties across the world endorsed the following joint statement issued by the CPRF (Communist Party of Russian Federation) and KKE (Communist Party Of Greece) on the anticommunist resolution of OSCE
strongly condemn the adoption on July 3, 2009 at the regular
Assembly session of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in
(OSCE) in Vilnius (Lithuania) of a new anti-communist resolution titled
Europe Reunited� which contains a gross distortion of history and
role of the Soviet Union in the victory over fascism. The resolution
communism and fascism. Those who do so fail to remember that it was the
Union that made the largest contribution to the liberation of
Those who voted for the adoption of this resolution actually justify and encourage �a witch-hunt� against communists in several countries of the OSCE where communists are persecuted, their youth organisations prohibited and the parties prosecuted for the use of their traditional symbols.
Furthermore, the resolution offers great opportunities for the prosecution of communist ideology and the adoption of measures against communist parties.
At the same time, we witness the actual rehabilitation of the Nazis in a number of countries, including the country that hosted this session of the OSCE .
We cannot allow anyone to insult the memory of anti-fascists, participants in the Resistance movement, who lost their lives in the fight against Nazism.
The aggravation of anti-communism in
The working class, all workers, regardless of the extent of agreement or disagreement with the communists, must repulse decisively anti-communism bearers, as history has proven that anti-communist attacks foretell the onset of a general offensive against the social and democratic rights of the people.
Let us reply to the provocateurs and anti-communists through our joint struggle for workers' rights, for socialism.