(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
October 11, 2009
& Workers Parties Discuss
a tense situation prevails in the
Taking place on September 28-30 with the participation of representatives of 50 parties from across the globe, the meeting expressed support to the right of the Palestinian people and its legitimate representatives to move towards the establishment of a national independent Palestinian state in the West Bank and
The participating parties also decided to hold actions on November 29, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. These actions will include rallies, sit-in strikes in front of Israeli embassies in the countries having diplomatic relations with
Another decision was that the parties would endeavour to bring pressure upon the governments of their respective countries to sever their relations with
Another idea is to work out a practicable plan to set up and develop a joint media platform for the various communist and workers’ parties.
Further, the participating parties will set up a group of lawyers and law experts to try bring the American and Israeli war criminals to the courts of justice. Such a group will also investigate the crimes committed in Sabra, Shatilla, Qana, Jenin,
The participating communist and workers’ parties will also work out a more detailed programme. A committee with representatives from the Syrian, Lebanese and Greek Communist Parties, besides the Palestinian People’s Party, will be in charge of working out such a programme.
Finally, the representatives of the Communist and Workers Parties thanked the Syrian Communist Party of Syria for hosting this international meeting and making efforts for its success.