Friday, February 17, 2006

No to Anti-Communism!

Dear friend,

I would like to focus your attention on a very worrying development to the right in Europe. Maybe you have already heard that the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted last month a resolution against communism. Fortunately the concrete recommendations of that resolution were not yet approved. At the mean time it will remain a general statement.

Where a witch-hunt can lead to is presently shown in the Czech Republic where the Union of Communist Youth (KSM) has been declared illegal only because of its political program, not because they would have done something illegal.

For both cases internal petitions have been made which have been signed already by many who struggle for democracy and human rights. The websites are en

Even signatures from the Far East may help.

Hans Schaap

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