Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) honoured the 43rd anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising with a militant demonstration.
ICP, 19 November 2016
The 43rd anniversary of the popular uprising of students and workers in Athens, which was bloodily repressed by the military Junta, was honoured on the 17th of November with a large and militant demonstration at the US Embassy in Athens by the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE).
The KKE and the KNE provided a combative atmosphere during the demonstration and marched in a dynamic and organized way, highlighting the relevant character of the Polytechnic uprising, which is to be found in the daily struggles of the workers, youth and people, against the system of capitalist exploitation, NATO, the EU, imperialism.
The statement of the GS of the CC of the KKE, Dimitris Koutsoumpas, who also attended the rally, is as follows:
"The best way to honour the Polytechnic is to continue the struggles against all the governments that have passed memoranda, that have passed and pass antipeople-antiworker measures, like the current SYRIZA-ANEL government, i.e. the real falsifiers of the history and struggles of the Polytechnic and of course all the previous governments of ND and PASOK.
The best way to honour it is to continue the struggle against the capitalist system, which brings crises, wars, poverty and unemployment. It is the struggle against all the imperialist organizations and unions, like the IMF, EU and NATO, until the Greek people and the peoples of the whole world come to power."
See the link for more photos and a video of the demonstration.