Ivory Coast Communists: “We Must Maintain Pressure”

The Revolutionary Communist Party of Côte d’Ivoire (PCRCI) is a revolutionary party in the Ivory Coast. It participates in the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations and claims the line of Enver Hoxha and the Party of Labour of Albania. As such, it is non-revisionist and fights for a proletarian revolution. Since 1990 it has been led by Achy Ekissi. Its militants have kidnapped, tortured and killed over the past ten years by the national-cahuvenist “Young Patriot” militia organized by Gbagbo. The PCRCI called for a boycott of the elections between Gbagbo and Ouattara.

The Revolutionary Communist Party of Côte d’Ivoire (PCRCI) expressed yesterday his support for the protests triggered by the opposition. He urged it to increase pressure on power.

On the occasion of the press conference he hosted at party headquarters located in Williamsville, its General Secretary, Achy Ekissi, argued that Côte d’Ivoire will emerge from the crisis through popular movements. “The only conclusion that can ensure the well-being of the masses, leading to democratic elections and sovereignty, is the revolution, the triumph of people’s power,” argued Achy.

The Communists have denounced the dissolution of the electoral commission and the government. Seeing Laurent Gbagbo will retrieve the process to organize the fraud. According to Achy, Article 48 on which the ruling of the President of the Republic had been “misused.” He added: “The government uses past articles, ancestors of the infamous Article 48. It is reprehensible and cannot justify the current undemocratic decisions of Laurent Gbagbo.” Therefore, the application PCRCI “the repeal of the undemocratic constitution in force and adopting a new constitution.”

Published by Victor Vaughn

Anti-revisionist Marxist-Leninist, monarch of Latveria, owner, National Secretary of the American Party of Labor (APL) and operator of "The Espresso Stalinist" blog.

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