Tunisian Workers Communist Party Changes Name to Tunisian Workers Party

Tunisia’s eminent communist political party, the Tunisian Communist Workers Party (POCT), has officially changed its name to Tunisian Workers Party (POT). POT decided to omit the word “communist” from their title following a series of discussions that have been ongoing since February that concluded with a general referendum within the party. “Our goal is toContinue reading “Tunisian Workers Communist Party Changes Name to Tunisian Workers Party”

Tunisian Youth Arrested in Morocco to be Released

Nineteen year old Tunisian, Aymen Bhiri, will be released today from Moroccan police custody reported Radio Kalima. He was arrested for participating in an unemployment protest on Saturday in Casablanca. Bhiri, a member of the Tunisian Communist Workers Party (POCT), was in Morocco to meet with friends and activists there, according to Mohamed Mzem, aContinue reading “Tunisian Youth Arrested in Morocco to be Released”

Young Tunisian comrade kidnapped and expelled by the Moroccan secret services

On 1 July, the young Tunisian Ayman Elbahri, a member of our party PCOT was kidnapped by the Moroccan secret services outside the headquarters of the Democratic Way, in the heart of Casablanca. Ayman, who had participated in Sunday’s march called by the Movement February 20, regularly visits Morocco to support the struggles at homeContinue reading “Young Tunisian comrade kidnapped and expelled by the Moroccan secret services”

Tunisian Communist Workers’ Party: Statement

Please note this translation is done by Google from the original Arabic and will not be of high quality. — E.S. Statement June 12 (June) Found in recent acts of violence and vandalism, arson and intimidation of citizens carried out by groups of bearded announces affiliation of the current Salafi in different regions of theContinue reading “Tunisian Communist Workers’ Party: Statement”

VI Congress of Emek Partisi

From En Marcha # 1562 January 5 to 13, 2012 Resolution We support the peoples who have rebelled for their rights and their freedom; we condemn the imperialist conspiracies against Syria and Iran. Throughout 2011, the Arab peoples of North Africa and the Near East have risen one after another. They do not want toContinue reading “VI Congress of Emek Partisi”

Joint Statement on the situation in the Middle East

January 16, 2012 Support the people who have risen up for their rights and their freedom! We condemn the imperialist conspiracies against Syria and Iran! During 2011 the Arab people in North Africa and the Middle East stood up, one after the other. They did not want to be exposed to the consequences of monopolisticContinue reading “Joint Statement on the situation in the Middle East”

On the occasion of 26 anniversary of establishment of the Workers Party: Continue the struggle to achieve the goals of the revolution for freedom, social justice & national dignity

January 2 Today salutes the Tunisian Workers’ Communist Party of the 26 anniversary of its founding. On 3 January 1986, corresponding to the second anniversary of the uprising of the glorious bread, the Labour Party was born from the womb of political and social struggle against the system of employment and tyranny and persecution, asContinue reading “On the occasion of 26 anniversary of establishment of the Workers Party: Continue the struggle to achieve the goals of the revolution for freedom, social justice & national dignity”

Tunisia: Interview with Communist Workers’ Party (PCOT) leaders

Ted Walker interviews Samir Taamallah, Chrif Khraief and Jilani Hamemi November 26, 2011 — Al-Thawra Eyewitness, posted at Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal with the author’s permission — I first met with Samir Taamallah, a former political prisoner and member of the central committee of the Communist Worker’s Party of Tunisia (PCOT), in TunisContinue reading “Tunisia: Interview with Communist Workers’ Party (PCOT) leaders”

PCOT: On the first anniversary of the outbreak of the revolution: Continuous process to achieve the goals of the revolution

December 16, 2011 On this day of the year Alvart spark off the revolution sparked by the Tunisian Martyr Mohammed Bouazizi of Sidi Bouzid. The flames spread quickly this revolution to include all areas of the country and ends to drop Ben Ali on 14 January 2011, forcing him to escape unscathed after a dictatorshipContinue reading “PCOT: On the first anniversary of the outbreak of the revolution: Continuous process to achieve the goals of the revolution”

Qatari Regime “An Enemy to Tunisia and Arab World”: Hama Hamami Communist Workers Party of Tunisia (PCOT)

Hama Hamami Leader of Communist Workers Party of Tunisia (POCT) , claimed yesterday (i.e 19th October 2011 –editor OA) that ”The Qatari regime is an enemy to Tunisia and the Arab World,” referring to Qatar’s alleged involvement in the guiding of democratic uprisings of 2011 in North Africa and the Middle East. Qatar’s role inContinue reading “Qatari Regime “An Enemy to Tunisia and Arab World”: Hama Hamami Communist Workers Party of Tunisia (PCOT)”

PCOT: Money and religion were used to manipulate elections in Tunisia

The election result “gives a misleading picture and do not reflect the party’s role and influence through their participation in the Tunisian revolution.” Hamma Hammami, secretary general of PCOT the press conference in Tunis on 29 in October. TUNIS (TAP) – “Violations and infringements committed in the election campaign and on the day of theContinue reading “PCOT: Money and religion were used to manipulate elections in Tunisia”

PCE (M-L) Hamma Hammami Interview

March 5, 2011. Tunisia HAMM: About the events in my country we say we are half way to the revolution, that is, the revolution continues. On January 14 the people overthrew the dictator after a month of heroic struggle, we got rid of the dictator, but not the dictatorship that remains in reconstitution in theContinue reading “PCE (M-L) Hamma Hammami Interview”

Message to the Congress of the Workers’ Communist party of Tunisia by M-L group “Revolution”

Dear comrades of the Workers’ Communist Party of Tunisia (PCOT) After years of suppression, imprisonments, torture and martyrdoms of many courageous cadres, the PCOT has won ever more respect and authority among the Tunisian workers and youth. The party and its leadership, where comrade Hamma must be mentioned in particular, has played an important roleContinue reading “Message to the Congress of the Workers’ Communist party of Tunisia by M-L group “Revolution””

Studies X: ‘Ethics’ & Performance

The translation below is an excerpt from the Tunisian Communist Workers Party pamphlet “On Secularism,” by Hamma Hammami other sections of which has been translated elsewhere on this blog. This excerpt was posted on the PCOT’s website on 27 October, 2011. It is interesting that this was posted so close to the election; it appearsContinue reading “Studies X: ‘Ethics’ & Performance”

Studies IX: The PCOT and Electoral Performance

Below are translations of two communiques (originally in Arabic) from the Tunisian Communist Workers Party (PCOT). The first is a campaign statement in advance of the Constituent Assembly election in October, the second is a post-election statement explaining the party’s view of the elections and its performance. This is a ‘far left’ party which wonContinue reading “Studies IX: The PCOT and Electoral Performance”