The Working Group on Latin America of the Party of the European Left (EL) expresses its absolute rejection to the new aggression of the European Union (EU) against the Venezuelan people. The EU now intends to impose all kinds of sanctions on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, evidently inspired by the policies of boycott against humanity of international imperialism. The EU wants to extend its values of systematic repressive actions on workers - the infamous austerity policies - in independent and sovereign countries such as Venezuela.
Maite Mola, Vice-President of the European Left:
Gregor Gysi, President of the European Left:
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The European Left warns against the anti-democratic development in Tanzania. Since his election as President of Tanzania in 2015, John Magufuli has been increasingly anti-democratic. Earlier this year, he tried to enact a law banning political rallies and demonstrations but failed due to unconstitutionality of that law.