Mexico City, November 15, 2019
GREECE: Internationalist Solidarity with the Teachers Service Workers.
The International Federation of Teachers Unions (FISE) representing the 122 member countries of the five continents, and being one of the UIS Affiliated to the WFTU-FSM (WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS) with its more than 95 million workers in 130 countries, expressing itself by Full Support and Internationalist Solidarity, to give its full support in the struggle that the thousands of fellow teachers of Greece, in the National strike, to defend their labor and union rights. Likewise we CONDEMN AND REPUDIATE ENERGY THE ATTACKS suffered and caused by the Government SYRIZA-ANEL, towards the fellow workers, of PAME, Mrs. Drimala Theodora, as well as the student of the School of Philosophy and the Deputy Mr. Delis Yiannis of the Communist Party KKE, the events in Athens, Greece, have demonstrated and demonstrated the ineptitude and clearly the inability to govern, BY THE GOVERNMENT OF SYRIZA-ANAEL, because in wanting to impose a policy, totally undemocratic and anti-popular, same that seeks to leave thousands of unemployed teachers and increase the budget cut to Education, this has opted instead of listening to the voices of the workers and colleagues of the teaching service and in turn to reach fair bilateral agreements that lead to job stability, chose through authoritarianism and savagery block the protest with excessive violence and the excessive use of force, using tear gas and grenades Join the crowd.
WE DEMAND AN IMMEDIATE HIGH TO ALL REPRESSIONS AND ATTACKS against Education and against our fellow teachers, holding the Government in charge of any current and future situation that leads to a fatal outcome. We also want to manifest a speedy recovery to the wounded comrades wishing them health and strength.
From the FISE and the WFTU will continue fighting side by side, hand in hand, until achieving victory for the class worker finally ratify that we will be pending and waiting to initiate immediate actions and Internationalist, if the arbitrariness and attacks of the Government of SYRIZA-ANAEL against the fellow teachers, making at the same time an attentive call to all countries and members in the 5 continents to be active and ready to join the fight, let’s demonstrate our INTERNATIONAL CLASS UNIT. Let us join our voices in solidarity and the governments that today try to oppress us will fall !!!
Important union organizations UNITED IN ACTION AND WITH TOTAL SUPPORT adding forces.
- NO MORE ATTACKS AND REPRESSIONS AGAINST THE TEACHERS OF GREECE.
- WORK STABILITY AND GREATER BUDGET FOR EDUCATION.
- HIGH TO THE PROJECT OF LAW THAT SEEKS TO LEAVE WITHOUT EMPLOYMENT TO THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS.
- IMMEDIATE REINSTALLATION OF THE DISMISSED.
- GUARANTEES OF SOCIAL SECURITY BY THE GOVERNMENT.
- RESPECT FOR THE LEGITIMATE RIGHT TO STRIKE.
- SOLUTION TO THE DEMANDS, AS WELL AS OTHER DEMANDS EXPRESSED ON THE FIGHT PLATFORM.
Secretary General of the FISE