After the removal of the president of Peru and the illegal and unconstitutional developments that followed, an authoritarian and violent attack started against the trade union freedoms and democratic rights of workers, with the use of repressing mechanisms Tens of protesters were murdered and many trade unionists are prosecuted and arrested for listening to the right of reaction and protest.
The World Federation of Trade Unions once again fully condemns the anti-democratic and authoritarian practices of the regime in Peru that continues to abuse power, violating fundamental human rights and democratic and trade union freedoms.
The Secretariat of the WFTU decided to organize an International Solidarity Day with the people of Peru on January 31st, 2023. The Secretariat calls the WFTU affiliates and friends to actively participated in International Solidarity Day and to actively express their internationalist solidarity with the people of Peru, organizing protests before the embassies or diplomatic commissions of Peru. Video statements and photos of the solidarity initiatives should be sent to WFTU Headquarters.
WFTU statement and poster of the International Solidarity Day will be published on January 30, 2023.