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Athens: Communists’ protest on May Day with social distancing and masks

With social distancing, mask and military discipline members of the Communist union PAME gathered outside the Greek Palriament on Friday to celebrate the International Workers’ Day on May 1. It was the only Greek union that defied the lockdown restrictions to honor the workers’ struggles. Holding red flags and banners …

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Private sector, communist unionists deliver a scuffle at Plenary meeting (video)

A truly …nice Greek atmosphere at the plenary of Greece’s private sector unions umbrella GSEE.The hall turned into a boxing match, after unionists of the Confederation delivered a scuffle with members of the Communist party union PAME. Swears flew through the air, punches ended on shoulders, some unionists left with …

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Athens: anti-austerity protest as lawmakers vote Budget 2015

Unionists of public and private sector unions GSEE and ADEDY as wells as members and supporters of main opposition left-wing SYRIZA and communist union PAME have gathered outside the Greek Parliament to protest the voting of another austerity budget, i.e. Budget 2015. Police closed the traffic around the area.   …

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Greek Communist party slams gov’t “vulgar propaganda” over video footage

A row broke between Greek communist party KKE and the government after media broadcast of a video footage showing damages in the labour ministry apparently caused by the party’s unionists PAME during Wednesday’s occupation.  Video: broadcast by Skai TV, displaying the pictures given by Labour Ministry embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube …

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Athens: Unemployed Protester Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

A man, 65, passed away on Tuesday during anti-austerity protests in downtown Athens. According to latest media reports, the protester fainted shortly after PAME , the workers union of Greek Communist Party (KKE) had concluded its march outside the Parliament. The man was rushed to the hospital by an ambulance. Despite the doctors’ efforts …

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Athens: Unionists Block Troika-Team from Exiting Hilton-Hotel

Unionists from the Greek Communist Party surrounded the Hilton Hotel where the Troika representatives stay when in Athens. With flags and banners saying “Troika Go Home” and “Troika Get Out of Greece” five hundred PAME-unionists took position outside the hotel in downtown Athens in an action to protest the Troika’s …

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Greek Communist Party Prohibits Power Cuts in Households Due to Property Tax

Members of trade union PAME (Communist Party KKE) prohibited the electricity cut in ten households in Kalamata, Peloponnese, as the property owners had not paid the emergency property tax. Until now, 374 households and shops in the prefecture of Messinia are threatened with power cuts for the same reason. The …

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Greek Communists Protest Austerity in Acropolis

Tourists in Acropolis got an insight view of what it is to live in a austerity hit country and have a resistance spirit. A group of members of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) labour union PAME erected two banners on the Acropolis rock to protest the austerity – past, present and future. …

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