Monday, 31 October 2016

The Anti KFA McCarthyite Witchunt in the UK - -the real denial of human rights



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Head of WPK Delegation Stresses Need to Struggle for Victory of Cause of Human Independence and Socialism

  Pyongyang, October 31 (KCNA) -- Ri Su Yong, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea and head of its delegation, made a speech at the 18th international meeting of communist parties and workers' parties which was opened in Hanoi on Oct. 28.
    The WPK will wage a positive struggle to defend peace and security on the Korean peninsula and in other parts of the world and achieve the victory of the cause of human independence and socialism amid the support and encouragement of the communist parties and workers' parties in the world in the future, too, he said, adding:
    The international meetings of the above-said parties held over the past several decades have made great contributions to exchanging successes and experience gained in the struggle to frustrate the imperialists' moves against socialism and steadily advance the socialist movement in conformity with its noble mission and purpose and to strengthening mutual support and solidarity.
    Serious confrontation and struggle are now under way between the world progressives struggling to protect the sovereignty and dignity of the countries and the nations and the imperialist reactionary forces engrossed in aggression and war, high-handed and arbitrary practices in the international arena.
    The U.S.-led imperialists are seeking to violate and obliterate the sovereignty of the countries and the nations and realize their hegemonic ambition under the pretext of "democracy", "war on terrorism," defence of human rights" and "globalization".
    It is the most important and urgent task for the communist parties and workers' parties to check and frustrate aggression, interference in internal affairs and war by the imperialist and hegemonic forces and preserve global peace and security and thus achieve genuine international justice.
    It is the final goal of the WPK to accomplish the socialist cause and completely realize the independence of the popular masses.
    The WPK is now ushering in a great heyday in the efforts to accomplish the cause of building a powerful socialist country under the great banner of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, holding supreme leader Kim Jong Un at the top post.
    It is the goal of the struggle of our party to build a peaceful world free from a war and it is the consistent stand of our party to struggle for regional and global peace and security. -0-

Down with the corrupt fascist south Korean puppet regime !

After spending years slandering and defaming the Supreme leadership of the DPRK and spreading some of the worst lies and propaganda about the DPRK's great leaders , the south Korean puppets have got caught up in the worst ever scandal which threatens the existence of south Korea. Park Geun Hye the daughter of fascist dictator and Japanese collaborator Park Chung Hee is caught up in scandal involving corruption , a dubious religious cult and there is probably a sexual element to the scandal as well. Basically south Korea is in no position to criticise or try to judge the DPRK , they should not even think about it . What will happen is anyone's guess. It is possible that the US will tell the south Korean military to stage a coup which would get rid of Park corrupt and inefficient civilian government but at the same prevent progressive and pro-reunification forces from taking power . Or Park could start a war . Syngham Rhee started the 1950 Korean War when his regime was near to collapse and the US backed him in order to stop Korea being reunified. Possibly a pro-reunification regime could emerge in the south . This would mean the traitor at the DPRK London Embassy who went to south Korea could now find himself out of a job!
Down with the south Korean puppet regime !

Sunday, 30 October 2016

ASSPUK, JISGE , UK KFA and UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu slam Hoguk 2016 exercise

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK
http://www.uk-songun.com/index.php   email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                          

30th of October Juche 105(2016)

The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK, the Juche Idea Study Group of England ,the UK Korean Friendship Association and the   UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu  issued a joint statement denouncing the Hoguk exercises to be staged by the south Korean puppets and US imperialists from October 31st to November 11th  in  south Korea;

      The exercises will be joined by US occupation troops. It was the Hoguk exercise in 2010 that sparked off the Yonphyong island incident .

 Such moves are very dangerous on the Korean peninsula where huge armed forces stand in confrontation with each other. The desperate need on the Korean peninsula is for the relaxation of tension and the abandonment of the policy of confrontation against the DPRK by the south Korean fascist puppets. The south Korean fascist puppets are openly talking about practising pre-emptive strikes on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
 Hoguk 2016 creates the risk of a full scale military clash or even a war . The Korean peninsula needs an end to the virtually continuous military exercises .
   There is a danger that as the Park regime now facing its worst crisis tries frantically to cling onto power , it will unleash a war just as Syngham Rhee did in 1950 when his regime faced collapse.
   Today the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the homeland of Juche, stands on the front-line of the confrontation between socialism and imperialism, between in dependence and imperialism .The Hoguk exercises are part of a premeditated scheme to crush Korean-style socialism by force and extinguish the torch of socialism in the world as well suppressing the anti-imperialist revolutionary forces of the world. All Juche idea and Songun idea followers as well as progressive people should stand shoulder to shoulder with the DPRK.
We Juche idea and Songun idea followers of the UK demand that the south Korean puppets and their US imperialists cancel the planned Hoguk exercises at once !

KOREA IS ONE!

YANKEES OUT!

DOWN WITH SOUTH KOREAN FASCIST PUPPET REGIME !

LONG PEOPLE'S KOREA !

ASSPUK
JISGE
UK KFA

UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu

Cancel the warrant of postmortem!

Cancel the warrant of postmortem!
An all-people rally took place in Seoul on Oct. 15 to denounce the south Korean authorities for trying to make an autopsy of peasant Baek Nam-gi who was killed by the fascist suppression. It was sponsored by the Headquarters of Struggle for Baek Nam-gi.
It was attended by more than 1 000 citizens of all social standings with placards written “No autopsy” and “Denounce the murderous regime”.
Speakers accused the security authorities of trying to make an autopsy in a bid to declare that Baek died of illness.
They demanded the prosecution and police cancel the warrant of autopsy.

They called for not forgetting that Baek who demanded the right to existence was killed by the regime.
They noted that they would form a civic organization to protect Baek’s body from Oct. 16 to 26 on which the term of validity is due.
At the end of the rally the participants moved to the place where Baek was put in a critical condition after being hit by the police's water cannon, and held a memorial service for him.
A poem “Baek, come to life again” was read out in the memorial service.
On Oct. 25, the police committed one hundred operatives and 1 000 policemen of nine companies to the hospital to carry out the warrant of autopsy, however, they were withdrawn from the hospital by strong resistance of people under the Headquarters of Struggle for Baek Nam-gi.
The south Korean authorities should see squarely that their forced implementation of the warrant of autopsy would invite the public distrust and wrath and inflict a severe punishment on those responsible for Baek,’s death.

Saturday, 29 October 2016

KCNA Commentary Hits out at Park Geun Hye Group's Smear Campaign against DPRK in International Arena

 Pyongyang, October 29 (KCNA) -- The Park Geun Hye group of traitors are busy with confrontation with the compatriots in the north even in the international arena only to draw a torrent of criticism and curse.
    A south Korean puppet delegate attending the recent meeting of the 4th Committee of the 71st UN General Assembly spouted a string of rubbish against the DPRK, asserting the international community is making efforts for peaceful use of space but the north is an exception and the real aim of the north's satellite launch is obviously not to meet a peaceful purpose.
    His behavior was so nonsensical and rude that all participants in the meeting criticized and cursed him.
    Such disgusting behavior of the south Korean delegate which disturbed the conference hall out of his inveterate repugnancy, persecution mania and the bad habit of making profound confusing of right and wrong is just little short of a hysteric fit of those stunned by the invincible might of the ever-victorious DPRK.
    Putting satellites into space is the legitimate right of a sovereign state and an exercise of sovereignty that conforms to the outer space treaty specifying the peaceful use of outer space as a right of all countries.
    Pursuant to its 5-year plan for national space development, the DPRK has launched a variety of application satellites urgently needed for its sci-tech and economic development in strict compliance with the UN Charter, outer space treaty and other international law.
    U.S. and other satellite launchers have never launched their satellites with an approval of someone and there has been no claim that a satellite launched by a country is not a satellite.
    The DPRK formally registered its earth observation satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 in the UN through legal procedures and this was also recognized by the world public.
    Whoever finds fault with the satellite put by the DPRK into an orbit in outer space with its own efforts and technology is little short of making unpardonable mockery and insult to the inviolable dignity of the DPRK.
    Such groundless claim that all satellites launches of the DPRK should be termed "illegal" as the "north is an exception" betrays the hysteric fit of the Park group of traitors keen on escalating confrontation with the compatriots in the north.
    It was none other than traitor Park who took the lead in calling for a "security meeting" and termed satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 a long-range ballistic missile launch when the satellite soared into space.
    Park, who lacks the ability to distinguish a satellite from long-range ballistic missile, didn't forget to snipe at the compatriots in her more than 500 public appearances in recent years.
    Not content with crying out for hurting the compatriots and escalating confrontation with them and soliciting cooperation in pressurizing them during her dozens of foreign junkets after taking office, she is now pushing her minions to orchestrate such poor farces as above-said hooliganism at an international meeting.
    She terms satellite launch for peaceful purposes "threat" and the deployment of THAAD, a source of trouble, "something for the benefit of the people." This is shame on the nation.
    No wonder, even south Korean media are commenting that her group are a "pack of guys with a twisted conception of hating even trees and woods in the north."
    It is by no means accidental that Park and her group often face cool reception at international meetings.
    The Park group's desperate smear campaign against the DPRK will only bring to light their wretched position and invite worldwide derision. -0-

KCNA Commentary Accuses Obama Group of Invective Hurting Dignity of DPRK

Pyongyang, October 29 (KCNA) -- The Obama group before retirement are expending their last efforts in their campaign to hurt the dignity of the DPRK.
    Warlike boss Obama at the UN General Assembly cried out for forcing the DPRK to pay a "high price." The U.S. secretary of State and the assistant secretary of State called the dignified DPRK "illegal and illegitimate regime".
    Evil words spit by the ignorant Obama group obsessed with ill-intended inveterate repugnancy toward the DPRK are very hackneyed ones mouthed by them as chronic ill during the whole period of their term.
    Great irony is the poor image of the Obama group grumbling about the DPRK just before retirement as people say that habit is a second nature.
    A string of invective let out by the Obama group is nothing but gibberish talked by those who are more dead than alive as they are in a miserable position to leave its failed policy towards the DPRK to the next administration, after suffering bitter setbacks in the political and military standoff with it.
    As its hostile policy toward the DPRK proved to be a total failure, the Obama administration has no alternative but to leave the issue of "its legacy" called "DPRK capable of mounting a nuclear attack on the U.S. mainland" to be settled by the next administration.
    Obama has persisted in nuclear blackmail and military threat and unprecedented sanctions against the DPRK, with the wild ambition for stifling it. This only pushed the DPRK to nuclear weaponization at a high level and emergence of a full-fledged nuclear power with the strongest nuclear strike capability.
    After all, the reckless remarks made by the Obama group from the beginning of his term ended up admitting and hyping its heavy defeat.
    "Due punishment" of someone much touted by Obama since he took power is now directed to the U.S. mainland. It has forced the DPRK to make a "cool option", but the latter is now dictating the former to choose between rolling back its hostile policy toward the latter and going to ruin.
    Even American politicians sharply criticize almost every day the Obama administration, saying that its policy for invading the DPRK called "strategic patience" has gone totally bust as it pushed the DPRK to "strengthening its system" and "taking nuclear weapons".
    It is the nature of a silly dog to bark at the jaw of death.
    The more malignantly the Obama group lets out invective to save its face under the eyes of the world, the more saliently it will reveal the wretched and pitiable plight of the loser.
    The Obama group would be well advised to behave with prudence and self-control and pack and leave the White House earlier in order not to suffer bitterer shame and setback.
    The American politicians had better draw a lesson from the policy failures of the Obama administration. -0-

No to British Participation in war against the DPRK ! Picket the Mod Whitehall November 3rd 2016

According to official British military statistics 1,000 British soldiers died in Korea during the 1950 Fatherland Liberation War . Of course the real numbers are probably much higher than that. However there was no reason for even 1 British soldier to die in Korea(or indeed Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yugoslavia or nothern Ireland ) It was a war that Britain should have kept out . Now the UK government plans to send fighter planes and other aircraft to join anti-DPRK war exercises . There is every danger of a second Korean War in which British forces will be dragged into it, only this time the the casualty rate would be much higher. We urge all friends of the DPRK , anti-imperialists and peace lovers to join our picket on the 3rd of November outside the Mod. If you cannot join it , please write a letter to your Member of Parliament or to the FCO.
 

 
PICKET THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE WHITEHALL 3RD NOVEMBER 4-30PM

organised by UK KFA

KCNA Urges Japanese Reactionaries to Behave Themselves

Pyongyang, October 28 (KCNA) -- The Japanese reactionaries are showing symptoms of hysteria again while talking about the "additional sanctions" upon the DPRK.
    Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida on Oct. 25 pulled up the DPRK's measures for bolstering up self-defence capability and spouted such invective that "it is important to ratchet up the pressure while cooperating with international community" and "independent measure together with measure through the UNSC is in the pipeline".
    He asserted that he has a "will to examine the tightening of sanctions including the expansion of sanctions on businesses of third countries related to north Korea".
    Japan has not yet shaken off the ill-fame of an enemy state. It is a ridiculous act that Kishida, who stands in the van of humiliating diplomacy, spouted such litany of rigmaroles as "tightening of sanctions", still unaware of where he stands.
    Japan is a top-class war criminal state as it occupied Korea and committed hideous unethical crimes for over four decades in the last century.
    In the past the Japanese imperialists forcibly drafted more than 8.4 million young and middle aged Korean people, mercilessly killed over one million people, kidnapped, raped and forcibly drafted 200 000 Korean women ranging from teens to married women in a bid to force them into sexual slavery at battle sites.
    Nowhere in the world can be found such a criminal state which made women in different countries sexual slaves, a means for raising the morale of aggression forces as the Japanese imperialists did.
    Japan is still on the dock as it justified the aggression of Korea by itself and left the Korean people indelible grudge, far from admitting the war crimes. Under such situation, Japan is talking about putting sanctions upon the victimized state. This is the vicious and heinous provocation little short of adding to the crimes it already committed.
    Japan, the worst human right criminal state which is not entitled to talk about the human rights, seeks to check the overseas dispatch of workers while mentioning someone's "human rights issue". This is an unpardonable violation of human rights and impudent interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state.
    Kishida's remarks go to clearly prove once again that Japan is the sworn enemy that inflicted immeasurable misfortune and pain on the Korean people in the past and it makes desperate efforts in the van to prevent the independent development of the DPRK.
    The just nuclear striking means of our revolutionary armed forces, powerful treasured sword of protecting the nation's sovereignty and right to existence to cope with the increased U.S. and other hostile forces' moves to stifle the DPRK, are ready to mount a preemptive attack if enemies make even the slightest provocation.
    Japan's frantic moves to put sanctions upon the DPRK, following in the footsteps of its master, will bring it closer to the sight of the DPRK.
    The responsibility for the consequences will be held by the reckless reactionary forces of Japan like Kishida. -0-

KCNA Commentary Assails Park Geun Hye Group's "Row about Followers of North

  Pyongyang, October 28 (KCNA) -- The Park Geun Hye group is busy kicking up the "row about followers of the north" in a bid to prolong their remaining days.
    These days the "Saenuri Party" and other puppet conservative forces are getting frantic in suppressing opposition party, claiming it was disclosed that Mun Jae In, who had been the "presidential" chief of staff during the Roh Moo Hyun regime, and others abstained from voting for the adoption of the "resolution on human rights in the north" at the UN "in collusion with the north" in November 2007.
    Producing a book allegedly authored by the former minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the conservative forces deliberately linked an opposition party with the north and kicked off the "row about followers of the north". The true nature of the row became clear from the beginning.
    This is nothing but a third-rate farce of the Park group at the jaw of death to tide over the serious ruling crisis by diverting elsewhere the attention of the angry people.
    It is the customary method of the successive puppet ruling quarters to seek a way out in cooking up anti-north conspiratorial cases whenever they were facing a crisis.
    Typical of them were the Progressive Party case fabricated by traitor Syngman Rhee, the People's Revolutionary Party case cooked up by traitor Park Chung Hee, Kwangju massacre perpetrated by Chun Doo Hwan and Roh Tae Woo military junta, the Wangjaesan incident orchestrated by Lee Myung Bak.
    Park Geun Hye seized power through such plots and intrigues.
    It was brought to light that the conservative group kicked off the "row about followers of the north" by unhesitatingly cooking up the north-south summit minutes in an effort to turn in their favor the situation before the election which had become unfavorable due to the case of the Chung-Soo Society with the approach of the "presidential" election in 2012.
    Since the seizure of power the conservative forces have quelled the discontent and resistance of south Koreans from all walks of life by using the story of "followers of the north" as cure-all. They cracked down upon legitimate political parties, organizations, lawmakers, religionists, ordinary people and housewives by branding them as "followers of the north" if they courted their displeasure.
    The recent case was another despicable farce orchestrated by the conservative forces to weather their crisis.
    The puppet conservative forces are, indeed, snobs and shameless political charlatans who do not hesitate to do anything mean and absurd to grab dictatorial power.
    The "Saenuri Party" and other puppet conservative forces forsaken by the people are sadly mistaken if they calculate that they can get something through the above-said row.
    Their hysteric row would only show the miserable plight of Park Geun Hye and other politicians stuck in the abyss of ruin.
    Their row set the stage for deepening the political chaos in south Korea and made all south Koreans shake with towering resentment at Park Geun Hye and the "Saenuri Party".
    All south Koreans irrespective of political affiliation, political view, sex, religion, age and residence unanimously demand impeachment of Park. "Park Geun Hye's impeachment" and "resignation" are the first words that appear on the internet and the public comments that Park Geun Hye stands at the crossroads of whether she steps down herself or dethroned through resistance.
    It is too late for the wicked group of traitors to tide over their crisis. -0-

Spy is carrying out his mission

Friday, 28 October 2016

S. Korean Puppet Warmongers Warned Not to Run Amuck under Eyes of KPA

Pyongyang, October 29 (KCNA) -- The Korean People's Army (KPA) has already declared its stand that it would never pardon all forms of "psychological warfare against the north" in the areas along the Military Demarcation Line (MDL), regarding them as military provocations against it.
    Despite this warning, the south Korean puppet warmongers have been setting up a new large electronic display 10 meters high and 18 meters wide near the Igil-ri post in Cholwon County, south Korean Kangwon Province, in the demilitarized zone along the MDL since Oct. 27.
    One can interpret that the project is pursuant to the public announcement made by the south Korean puppet Ministry of Defense that it would increase the number of louder speakers and the time of broadcasting and the number of visual psychological warfare equipment through the building of new electronic displays, etc. in a bid to intensify the "psychological warfare against the north."
    The puppet forces made no scruple of blustering that they would set up and operate "downtown style" movable and immovable displays showing even animation files unlike those showing letters only in the past, claiming that "electronic displays are much more effective in psychological warfare than louder speaker broadcasting." This means they have buckled down to carrying out the first phase of the project.
    The puppet forces' decision to set up new electronic display for "psychological warfare against the north" was prompted by their cynical ploy to drive the extreme confrontation with compatriots to a direct military conflict.
    They must be aware that the KPA defending their leader and social system with arms would not overlook the vicious anti-DPRK confrontation hysteria taking place under its eyes.
    They are seeking to set up the above-said display as a target of strike, lead the KPA to take counteraction and justify their military provocation under this pretext.
    Their reckless anti-DPRK psychological warfare is pushing the tense situation in the areas along the MDL to an unpredictable phase.
    They tried to provoke the DPRK through all base moves such as setting up louder speakers and letting out a flurry of invective in the frontline areas. Finding all of them unworkable, they are going to use even electronic displays as means for confrontation with compatriots but they will be made to pay a dear price for such reckless act.
    They are expecting anything to happen after the futile erection of such electronic display but they will only face merciless retaliatory counteractions including the direct sighting strike of the KPA.
    The hatred of the KPA against the confrontation maniacs and its resolution to retaliate against them are running high.
    The puppet military warmongers had better stop acting rashly under the eyes of the KPA, unaware of their death. -0-

ASSPUK and JISGE on the publication of the work " "The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations"

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK 
www.uk-songun.com email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                     28th  of October Juche 105(2016)
  The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK(ASSPUK) and the Juche Idea Study Group of England(JISGE),a statement on the occasion of the publication of the work "The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations" by the dear respected leader Marshal KIM JONG UN.
  This work takes the form of a letter sent to the 7th Congress of the General Federation of Trades Unions of Korea (GFTUK)on the 27th of October 2016. The fact that supreme leader Marshal KIM JONG UN sent the letter to the 7th Congress of the GFTUK shows how much the working class of the DPRK are valued and respected . Indeed as dear respected Marshal KIM JONG UN writes that
"     Our Party conferred the honourable title, "the heroic working class of Kim Il Sung and
Kim Jong Il," on our working class that supported the great leaders' ideas and leadership with loyalty. This title bears the unshakeable will and determination of our Party to carry forward in their entirety the idea of prioritizing the working class and leadership of the great leaders, who, by placing them in the vanguard, effected gigantic social and historical changes and tided over the trying hardships; it also reflects the Party's great trust and expectation that they will fulfil their basic duty as the working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in implementing the revolutionary cause of Juche."
 Thus shows that rather than abandoning the working class or downgrading the role of the working class as some reactionaries and opportunists have alleged , the WPK under the leadership of dear respected Marshal KIM JONG UN is actually putting forward the working class as the vanguard and prioritizing them. Indeed the working class are the engine propelling the onward march to a thriving
socialist country. Of course it is very important to uphold the revolutionary soldier spirit.
  Respected Marshal KIM JONG UN puts forward tasks for the GFTUK and the working class to fulfil in order to carry out the programme of the historic 7th Congres of the Workers' Party of Korea and fight to complete the Juche revolutionary cause.
   Upholding the fine traditions of Korean workers who always supported the Workers' Party of Korea and the great leaders President KIM IL SUNG and Chairman KIM JONG IL the working class  should resolutely smash counter-revolutionary elements , as Marshal KIM JONG UN says "They should defend the ideology and authority of the Party in the spirit they displayed in postwar days, when they safeguarded the Party shouting they would throw the factional elements into the electric furnace; they should not in the least overlook or compromise with anti-Party and unsound practices of all hues revealed in implementing the Party's policies, but resolutely smash them with their iron fists"
 Moreover the working class should fight the instrusion of bourgeois and impeiralist ideology into DPRK society "They should intensify ideological education and ideological struggle, which are aimed at smashing the reactionary ideological and cultural infiltration by the imperialists and their following forces, so as to keep their members from being contaminated by the capitalist poison and lead all of them to hold fast to the working-class stand and live and work in a sound and revolutionary manner." says respected Marshal KIM JONG UN. This shows the wisdom and perceptive thinking of respected Marshal KIM JONG UN who is aware of the schemes of the imperialists and class enemies to destroy socialism by infiltrating the rotten ideology and culture of imperialism into society .
  Respected Marshal KIM JONG UN calls for the GFTUK to show greater solidarity with the south Korean workers in their struggle against the US imperialists , for the right to exist and for reunification . Furthermore he urges that the GFTUK should " encourage the progressive peoples of the world in their struggle for independence, peace and socialism" This encapsulates the lofty idea of proletarian internationalism .
  To conclude this work further develops the Juche-orientated theory on the trade union movment and carrries it to a a new higher level.It is is fighting programme for the Juche-based revolutionary trade union movement . We strongly recommend a deep study of this work.
ASSPUK
JISGE

Report of 25.10.2016 Skype Meeting of the ASSPUK and JISGE

The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK and the Juche Idea Study Group of England held a meeting through Skype at 19.30 hours on the 25th of October. Participating in it were members of the ASSPUK and JISGE from London, Peterborough, ,north Kent and Stoke On Trent . Participants included Shaun Pickford general secretary of the Juche Idea Study Group of England.
President of the ASSPUK and Chairman of the JISGE Dr Dermot Hudson opened the meeting saying that the work " The Cause of the Great Party of comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il is Ever-Victorious " is a very important work of the dear respected leader Marshal KIM JONG UN as it was writen to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Workers Party of Korea. Dr Dermot Hudson said that he personally attended the magnificent celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea in October . Dr Hudson also said
"In the work dear respected Marshal KIM JONG UN defines the cause of the WPK in a new original way which is fully consistent with the Juche idea and the Juche theory of party building
"The cause of the WPK is a sacred historic cause for fully realizing the independence of the masses of the people, the cause of the Juche revolution."
The history of the WPK is one of proud victories which show the durablity and invincible nature of the party of the great leaders comrades KIM IL SUNG and KIM JONG IL . Dear respected leader Marshal KIM JONG UN with true intellectual sharpness and perspicacity clarifies that"success in the revolution and construction depends on how a party, the General Staff of the revolution, is built and on how its leadership role is enhanced"
Such words are full of truth and wisdom .It is very important in all stages of the revolutionary struggle to correctly build the party which is the general staff of the revolution . It is vital to enhance the leadership role , if this is not done properly or if it is neglected then it will ultimately lead to the frustration of socialism .This was the case in the former Soviet Union and former socialist countries where under the banner of liberalisation the leading role of the party was systematically undermined and downgraded culminating in perestroika and glasnost which caused the collapse of socialism...
This work shows that Marshal KIM JONG UN has shown a remarkable ability to the put forward complex ideas and theories in a concise way and is able to put a lot of material in a compact way. Indeed respected Marshal KIM JONG UN is a great thinker and theorectian"
James Taylor JISGE and UK KFA member said that the speech gave good explanations and showed that the durablity of the WPK compared to some communist parties.
Daniel Braggins ASSPUK and JISGE member and north Kent KFA said that the WPK under the leadership of the great leaders comrades KIM IL SUNG, KIM JONG IL and KIM JONG UN has shown the right way.
Shaun Pickford secretary general of JISGE said that the Workers' Party of Korea has upheld and developed socialist ideas and that the DPRK is the only real socialist country.
Dr Dermot Hudson then spoke about the work " Let Us Hold the great leader in high esteem and accomplish his cause " saying that this speech was made a 100 days after the great leader President KIM IL SUNG passed away . Dr Hudson recalled being in the DPRK just before President KIM IL SUNG passed away . Dr Hudson referring to the work said that "Comrade KIM JONG IL makes the point that President KIM IL SUNG died at his post after completing his work for the day . Indeed in the weeks and months leading up to his passing awayPresident KIM IL SUNG had been exceptionally busy conducting various meetings , giving on the spot guidance and also meeting ex-President Jimmy Carter who was the US’s unofficial or secret negotiator . In the work the great leader comrade KIM JONG IL stresses that the Korean people must follow the road of Juche and self-reliance and live their own way as taught by President KIM IL SUNG .
Shaun Pickford secretary general JISGE said that socialism in the DPRK is quality socialism , that the DPRK is socialist in all aspects.
Daniel Braggins ASSPUK and JISGE member and north Kent KFA said that the DPRK has consolidated its ideology every step of the way.
Some other matters were discussed. Meeting concluded at 21.26 hours

Thursday, 27 October 2016

ASSPUK, JISGE, UK KFA, UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu and UK KFA Trade Union Section on the 7th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK 
www.uk-songun.com email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                     27th  of October Juche 105(2016)
  The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK(ASSPUK),the Juche Idea Study Group of England(JISGE),the UK Korean Friendship Association(UK KFA), the UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu and the UK KFA Trade Union Section  issued a statement on the holding of the 7th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea of the DPRK:
   The General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK)of the DPRK,which has a proud history of 70years , has successfuly held its 7th Congress on the 25th and 26th of October. This was a very important event as the GFTUK as the mass organisation of the working class of the DPRK.The GFTUK is a Juche-based trade union movement that is based on revolutionary principles and rejects reformism and class colloborationism.
  The Congress respresented the wishes , aspirations and views of millions of workers of the DPRK. The Congress follows on from the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea  and the Congress of the youth league. These congresses show the democracy of the DPRK and that the people are involved at all levels in decision making.
  The Congress of the GFTUK recieved a letter from the dear respected leader Marshal KIM JONG UN which  was  titled "The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations" which outlined important tasks for the trade unions to accomplish in  the new era of the Juche revolution .
  What the holding of the 7th Congress of the GFTUK shows is that is a blatant falsehood that workers are repressed in the DPRK or that the role of the working class in People's Korea. Indeed nothing could be further from the truth. In People's Korea that GFTUK was a splendid Central Hall of Workers and was able to hold its congress , whereas in south Korea the HQ of the south Korean trade unions was attacked by riot police. The leader of the south Korean trade unions received a heavy jail sentence.The GFTUK of the DPRK was held its congress publicly and has elected a leadership as well as mapping out policies.
 We congratulate the GFTUK on its successful 7th Congress.
ASSPUK
JISGE
UK KFA
UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu
UK KFA Trade Union Section

Comment about a US intellligence official saying that it was impossible to "denuclearise " the DPRK


No one should blame the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for building nuclear weapons to defend themselves from US aggression . It is the US has twice used nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear state . The US has carried out the highest number of nuclear tests in the world and has the biggest nuclear stockpile in the world. It keeps 1,000 nuclear weapons in south Korea .It has considered using nuclear weapons against the DPRK in the 1950s, in 1968, 1969 and 1976.
It is not "paranoia" . The DPRK was invaded by the US in 1950 and the country ravaged by US bombers. Today the US is reinforcing its troops in south Korea . The DPRK not only faces a threat from the US but also from its former colonial occupier Japan which is rapidly becoming a military giant.Japan is not a pacifist state, it would like to revive the Japanese empire with the backing of the US. Other imperialist countries such as the UK are becoming militarily involved in south Korea. Thus the DPRK faces a massive threat from US and world imperialism.
I was in at the DPRK at the time of the 5th nuclear test and also the successful road launched ICBM test.
The Songun policy of the DPRK is absolutely correct . Respected Marshal Kim Jong Un is a wise and farsighted leader who is pursuing the policy of building the nuclear force and economy in parallel. I could see that this policy is successful as there are new buildings springing up in the DPRK and living standards are rising . Moreover I believe that the DPRK will win the Cold War that the Soviet Union lost (or actually surrendered )

7th Congress of GFTUK Held


                                            

  Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) -- The 7th Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) was held at the People's Palace of Culture Tuesday and Wednesday.
    The Congress reviewed the successes and experience gained after the 6th Congress and discussed tasks and ways for all the trade union organizations to creditably discharge their mission and duty as the reliable assistants and supporters of the Party in thoroughly carrying out the decisions made at the 7th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).
    Present there were delegates who were elected at conferences of the provincial trade unions.
    Officials of the party, administrative and armed forces organs and a delegation of the Union of Korean Teachers in Japan attended the congress as observers.
    The Congress approved the following agenda items:
    On the review of the work of the Central Committee of the GFTUK.
    On the review of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK.
    On the revision of the rules of the GFTUK.
    On the election of the central leadership organ of the GFTUK.
    Conveyed at the congress was a letter "The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations" sent by supreme leader Kim Jong Un to the participants in the 7th Congress of the GFTUK.
    Introduced there were congratulatory messages and letters sent by trade union organizations and figures of political and social circles of different countries and international bodies on the occasion of the 7th Congress of the GFTUK.
    Also introduced there was a joint congratulatory message sent by the Labor Headquarters of the South Side Committee for Implementing the June 15 Joint Declaration.
    Ju Yong Gil, chairman of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, made a report on the first agenda item.
    The reporter said that Kim Jong Un sent the letter to the participants in the 7th Congress of the GFTUK, thereby brightly indicating the duties assumed by the working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il before the times and the path to be followed by the trade unions.
    Over the past period since the 6th Congress of the GFTUK, the organization has been further strengthened into the one of the leader and the party and it was the proud days in which the organization successfully performed its mission and duty in the grand revolutionary advance for ushering in the new era of the Juche revolution, the Songun revolution, the reporter noted.
    He called on the GFTUK to play its role as dependable assistant and defender of the Party in the drive for implementing the tasks set forth at the 7th Congress of the WPK true to the letter sent by
Kim Jong Un.
    The head of the delegation of the Union of Korean Teachers in Japan made a congratulatory speech.
    It was followed by speeches on the first agenda item.
    A decision on the first agenda item was adopted.
    Sin Pong Ryol, chairman of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK, made a report on the second agenda item.
    The third agenda item was discussed.
    A decision on the revision of the rules of the GFTUK was adopted.
    Then there was a discussion on the fourth agenda item.
    The congress elected the Central Committee and the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK.
    A decision of the First Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the GFTUK was made public.
    Ju Yong Gil was elected chairman of the C.C., GFTUK and Choe Su Dong, Pong Won Ik, Han U Phal, Kim Tong Son, Choe Pong Man, Rim Chang Bok, Ri Chol Jun and Kim Song Su were elected its vice-chairmen.
    Department directors of the C.C, GFTUK and the editor-in-chief of Rodongja Sinmun, the organ of the C.C, GFTUK, were appointed.
    The results of the election of the chairman and vice-chairmen of the Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK held at the First Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Auditing Commission of the GFTUK were made public. -0-

The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations" KIM JONG UN


    In the period of revolutionary upsurge, when the whole Party, the entire army and all the people are stepping up the general offensive to hasten final victory in building a powerful socialist country holding high the gigantic programme advanced by the Seventh Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea, the Seventh Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea is being held.
    This congress will constitute a historic occasion for demonstrating to the whole world the strength of our working class rallied firmly behind the Party and their confidence in sure victory and, by further improving the functions and fighting efficiency of trade union organizations, enlisting the working class and all other trade union members in the Mallima advance of the new era.
    I extend warm congratulations to the congress and wish it a great success.
    The GFTUK is a mass political organization of the working class faithful to the Party, an organization founded and steadily developed thanks to the energetic leadership and deep trust of the great Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il; it is also a powerful combat force in implementing the revolutionary cause of Juche.
    With an understanding of the importance of the position and role of the working class in the revolution and construction, Comrade Kim Il Sung, after founding the Party following the country's liberation, formed the General Federation of Labour Unions of North Korea as a unitary political organization embracing the broad sections of the working class. In every period and at every stage of the developing revolution he indicated the road ahead of the organization and wisely led it so that the working class could perform their responsibility and basic duty as a vanguard detachment in the revolution.
    On the basis of the Juche-oriented idea on building working people's organizations, Comrade Kim Jong Il provided definite guidelines for developing the GFTUK into a reliable assistant and champion of the Party, and led it so that its organizations could fulfill its mission and tasks as a body for political and ideological education. He also lit torches for mass movements, ensuring that the flames of collective, collaborative innovations flared up in socialist construction.
    The great leaders called the working class first whenever difficult and gigantic tasks arose for the revolution, and ushered in fresh heydays of the revolution by relying on them. Their warm affection and trust and wise leadership trained the working class and other trade union members into heroes of the times and enabled the GFTUK to follow only the road of loyalty without changing its course even in the face of the whirlwind of history.
    Cherishing absolute trust in and revolutionary obligation towards the great leaders, the working class and the GFTUK supported the Party and the leaders with loyalty, braving the serious ordeals and hardships in the vanguard. Holding high the banner of self-reliance our working class built on the debris on this land a socialist industrial state in a short period after the war in the spirit of Chollima. In the trying days of the Arduous March and anti-US confrontation, they fought with a do-or-die determination and will, thus making a great contribution to the development of the self-reliant defence industry and to the cause of building a powerful socialist country. The world-startling, miraculous events including those of turning misfortunes into blessing taking place now in various parts of the country are associated with the sweat and blood of patriotic loyalty shed by the working class and other trade union members who are supporting the Party's leadership with one mind and will, shoulder to shoulder with the service personnel.
    I extend warm thanks and militant greetings to the working class, other trade union members and officials of the GFTUK across the country, who, believing only in our Party with a single mind both in good times and bad, have devoted their patriotic enthusiasm and wisdom for the prosperity of the socialist country to the call of the Party and the leaders.
    Today our people have forcefully turned out in the grandiose struggle to build a powerful socialist country under the banner of modelling the whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism advanced by the historic Seventh Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea.
    In today's all-people general onward march, the working class, strong in the spirit of the revolution and organization and possessed of inexhaustible creative strength, ought to take charge of and play a leading, pioneer role.
    Our Party conferred the honourable title, "the heroic working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il," on our working class that supported the great leaders' ideas and leadership with loyalty. This title bears the unshakeable will and determination of our Party to carry forward in their entirety the idea of prioritizing the working class and leadership of the great leaders, who, by placing them in the vanguard, effected gigantic social and historical changes and tided over the trying hardships; it also reflects the Party's great trust and expectation that they will fulfil their basic duty as the working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in implementing the revolutionary cause of Juche.
    The heroic working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, holding aloft the banner of modelling the whole society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, should become the engine propelling the masses forward on the general onward march and the example for all other members of society to follow in stepping up the building of a powerful socialist country. This is the noble duty they have assumed for the country and the revolution in the new era of the Juche revolution.
    Bearing in mind the great trust of the Party and the people, our working class should creditably perform this honourable mission and duty as befits the advance force for the Juche revolution and the eldest sons of the nation who have been trained under the close concern of the great leaders.
    For them to fulfil their sacred duty for the times, it is important to bring about a decisive improvement in the work of the GFTUK.
    The GFTUK is a powerful political instrument for training its members, including the working class, into Kimilsungists-Kimjongilists with unfailing loyalty to the Party and the leader and mobilizing them to implement the revolutionary cause of Juche.
    It should take modelling itself on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as its general task.
    Our revolution advances and wins victories on the strength of the unity of the Party, the army and the broad sections of the working masses. Modelling the whole Party, the entire army and working people's organizations including the youth league and the GFTUK on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is just the way to carry out the cause of imbuing the whole society with Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism. And this is the key to the final victory of the socialist cause, the revolutionary cause of Juche.
    Modelling the GFTUK on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is the fundamental guarantee for making the working class revolutionary, developing them into an elite force and enhancing their core, leading role in every way possible. When the working class, who constitute the progressive force and hardcore of our society, become the engine and play an exemplary role in leading its other members forward, the great cause will be successfully carried on of transforming all members of society and all realms of social life in keeping with the requirements of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.
    The Party's unified leadership system should be established more firmly across the GFTUK.
    Modelling the GFTUK on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is an undertaking of developing it into a body that is ideologically pure and organizationally integrated, an organization over which Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism holds undivided sway and which moves as one under the Party's unified leadership.
    The permanent guiding ideology of the GFTUK is the great Kimilsungism- Kimjongilism. The GFTUK should conduct its building and activities with this ideology as its sole guideline. It should staunchly defend the great leaders' idea and theory on building trade union and their undying leadership exploits, and apply them to the letter. It should also carry out the instructions they gave in their lifetime, holding fast to them as its lifeblood.
    It should remain infinitely loyal to the leadership of the Workers' Party of Korea. Its organizations should adhere to our Party's ideas, lines and policies in planning and executing their work. They should establish rigid discipline and order whereby all the problems that arise in their work are brought to the Party in time and dealt with according to its decisions. They should defy death in implementing the Party's lines and policies. They should promptly transmit its policies and directives to the lowest echelons and carry them out in the shortest possible period and at the highest possible level. Just as the eldest child empathizes with and supports his or her parents before his or her siblings, so the working class, who are the eldest sons of the nation, should take the lead in translating the Party's intentions and demands into reality.
    Defending the Party Central Committee unto death is the life and soul and a proud tradition of the Korean working class. One generation of the working class may be replaced by another, but their tradition of faithfully supporting the Party and the leader and the history of single-hearted unity should be carried forward forever. The working class and other trade union members should absolutely trust and follow only the Party at all times and throw in their lot with it to the last like the workers of Kunja-ri and Ragwon who worked indomitably in the flames of war for its victory by cherishing the firm conviction that they would surely win as they were led by Comrade Kim Il Sung and like those of Kangson who guarded the Party and the leader at the risk of their lives by effecting the great Chollima upsurge. They should defend the ideology and authority of the Party in the spirit they displayed in postwar days, when they safeguarded the Party shouting they would throw the factional elements into the electric furnace; they should not in the least overlook or compromise with anti-Party and unsound practices of all hues revealed in implementing the Party's policies, but resolutely smash them with their iron fists.
    It is necessary to strengthen guidance of the organizational and ideological life in the trade union so as to fully prepare all its members as true Kimilsungists-Kimjongilists.
    The organizational and ideological life in the trade union is a school for ideological education to train its members to be Kimilsungists-Kimjongilists and a crucible for organizational training. Trade union organizations should take the guidance of organizational and ideological life as the main line and give top priority to it.
    All efforts should be concentrated on the ideological education of trade union members.
    Trade union organizations should vigorously conduct the five-point education advanced by the Party in order to make all their members persons strong in ideas and faith, ardent patriots, vanguard fighters of the class and noble morality incarnate, who are fully equipped with the ideological and spiritual qualities becoming Kimilsungists- Kimjongilists. They should put efforts into educating their members to learn from the revolutionary soldier spirit and the spirit of the Paektusan hero youth. They should implant in them the Party's idea and line of prioritizing military affairs so as to make them study military affairs with sincerity and remain alert and prepared at all times by firmly holding the weapon of the revolution in one hand and the hammer of the class in the other. They should intensify ideological education and ideological struggle, which are aimed at smashing the reactionary ideological and cultural infiltration by the imperialists and their following forces, so as to keep their members from being contaminated by the capitalist poison and lead all of them to hold fast to the working-class stand and live and work in a sound and revolutionary manner.
    Ideological education of them should be conducted in various forms, by various methods and in a novel manner in keeping with their preparedness and characteristics. The precisely-targeted method of ideological work of the Party should be applied positively to step up the ideological remoulding of the working class and other trade union members and make the whole country bubble with enthusiasm for effecting a great upswing. It is important to properly furnish the educational bases of the trade union and conduct education by means of them in a planned and regular way. The education system set up in trade union organizations should be utilized in an effective way, and all the means and ways of information and motivation work enlisted in carrying out the tasks prioritized by the Party, important policy-oriented tasks.
    Guidance to the organizational life of the trade union members should be intensified.
    Trade union organizations should make scrupulous arrangements for guiding them in their organizational life with the focus put on improving their loyalty to the Party and the leader and in combination with the implementation of their revolutionary assignments. They should encourage them to get into the habit of voluntarily participating in the organizational life, so that they always rely on their organizations in and out of work and carry out the decisions and assignments of their organizations in time and without fail. They should improve the level of organizational life review sessions to make them an important occasion in educating and training their members in a revolutionary way.
    They should establish rigid organizational discipline and make a strict demand for organizational life. They should arrange the organizational life in compliance with the union Rules and the regulations of union life and strengthen organizational control of their members to prevent them from living divorced from their organizations.
    The working class and other trade union members should be enlisted in the building of a powerful socialist country.
    Trade union organizations should conduct dynamic political work, information and motivation work, aimed at giving free rein to the spiritual strength of the working class and other trade union members who are out in socialist construction, and thus encourage them to perform fresh miraculous feats. This will make it possible to help the working class and other trade union members conduct a vigorous production campaign to implement the five-year strategy for national economic development, fulfil their daily, monthly and quarterly assignments without fail and become honourable Mallima riders who perform miraculous innovations in science, education, public health, literature, the arts and all other fields. They should also work devotedly in their workplaces regarding them as outposts in the grand campaign to build a powerful socialist country, and thus create more assets conducive to strengthening the country's defence capability, developing the economy and promoting the people's well-being.
    It is important in building a powerful socialist country to comprehensively apply the spirit of self-development first. Cherishing the firm conviction that things of our own are the best and our own strength is the greatest, the working class and other trade union members should give full play to their fighting spirit of self-reliance so as to boldly effect domestic production of necessary materials and equipment and upgrading of technical processes of production and create the highest standard of socialist civilization. With the self-respect and courage as befits the working class of Korea, they should produce everything better than others', and thus sweep away the proclivity to imports and demonstrate the resourcefulness of the nation and the honour of the country.
    If they are to be strong in the self-development capability and play the major role in the era of the knowledge-based economy, the working class and other trade union members should master modern science and technology. Nothing is impossible when the revolutionary spirit of the working class is combined with modern science and technology. The working class and other trade union members, bearing in mind the Party's intention to prepare all the people as intelligent workers, scientific and technical personnel, should be enrolled in the study-while-you-work system like distance education and study hard to raise the level of their knowledge of modern science and technology and cultural attainments. They should reject the tendencies to relying only on experience and thinking technology as something mysterious, and present new inventions and valuable technical innovations, thus making a positive contribution to the scientific and technological development of their respective units and to the building of a knowledge-based economy. Trade union organizations should support and lead the working class and other trade union members so that they can stand in the vanguard of the campaign to make all the people well-versed in science and technology.
    Trade union organizations should ensure that the working class and other trade union members conduct mass-based sporting, cultural and artistic activities on a regular basis and establish a cultured way of production and life, so as to create a new culture of the working class and make the whole society brim over with vibrant spirit.
    Mass movement is a powerful means for bringing about an uninterrupted upsurge in socialist construction on the strength of collective innovations. Trade union organizations should organize and briskly conduct socialist emulation campaign, mass technical innovation drive, movement to create model lathes following the example of Lathe No. 26, good-conduct movement and other mass movements as demanded by the reality, when a powerful socialist country is being built on a new high. By doing so, they can encourage the working class and other trade union members to devote all their enthusiasm and wisdom to socialist construction. They should set ambitious targets for the movements, with the main stress put on implementing the strategic tasks advanced by the Seventh Congress of the Party and in reflection of the aspirations and demands of the masses, and strive persistently to hit them; then the vitality of these movements can be given fullest play. They should give the working class and other trade union members a correct understanding of the objectives of the movements and ways of achieving them, generalize positive examples and properly review and evaluate the results, so as to inspire them with interest in and enthusiasm for the movements and enliven the social atmosphere.
    It is an important task facing the working class and the GFTUK to strive for the realization of the independent reunification of the country and global independence.
    The working class and other trade union members should fully equip themselves with our Party's line and policy of the independent national reunification, and stand in the vanguard of the struggle to carry them out. They should actively support and encourage the workers in south Korea in their struggle for anti-US independence, democratization of society and their right to existence, promote solidarity and collaboration with labour union organizations in south Korea under the ideal of By Our Nation Itself, and thus open up the road to independent reunification.
    The GFTUK should defend and apply our Party's idea and principles of foreign policy, encourage the progressive peoples of the world in their struggle for independence, peace and socialism, and develop relations of good-neighbourliness, friendship and cooperation with the trade unions in other countries and international labour organizations, so as to expand the ranks of the supporters of and sympathizers with our revolution and accelerate the cause of global independence.
    For the successful implementation of the tasks facing the GFTUK, its organizations at all levels should be strengthened and their functions and role enhanced.
    Guidance organs of the GFTUK should be built up, and their members should fully discharge their responsibilities. These organs at all levels should be formed with many hard-core trade union members working on the shop floor, as well as officials of the GFTUK and in the administrative and economic sectors. The organs should take proactive steps to carry out the tasks facing trade union organizations and give assignments to their members on a regular basis, thus making them active in their work.
    The main link in the whole chain of improving the trade union work is to enhance the role of its primary organizations including those at the lowest echelons, the basic combat units in implementing the Party's policies for the GFTUK. They should give priority to the work with their members so as to rally all of them firmly behind the Party and inspire them forcefully to the implementation of its policies. By working effectively with their hard-core, active members, they should remould the masses in such a way that one educates ten and ten, one hundred, and thus strengthen themselves. As for the members who have some shortcomings in their work and life, they should make earnest efforts to educate them and help them with sincerity, so that all their members can keep pace with the dynamic advance of the times, their hearts pulsating to the same beat as it. It is necessary to step up the movement for creating the Model Organization of Loyalty and organize on an extensive scale the campaigns in which one overtakes and learns from others and swaps experiences with them, so that all the primary organizations work with unabated vigour and the whole of the GFTUK brims over with enthusiasm.
    Provincial, city and county committees of the GFTUK should enhance their role. Provincial committees of the GFTUK, as its regional guidance units, should establish a well-regulated organizational life guidance system and strengthen control and guidance over their subordinate organizations, so as to make them working political entities. City and county trade union organizations should put the main emphasis on their internal work and work with the lower-echelon organizations, with the aim of steadily enhancing their fighting efficiency.
    The Central Committee of the GFTUK is the General Staff that is responsible for planning the trade union work as a whole and providing unified guidance over it under the leadership of the Party. It should take the great leaders' instructions and the Party's policies as its sole guideline and orient all aspects of its work to implementing them. It should ensure that its departments and sections cooperate with one another under a scrupulous plan, and exercise effective control and guidance over its subordinates.
    The fighting efficiency and role of trade union organizations are dependent largely on the qualifications and work methods of their officials who are in charge of organizing and guiding the trade union work.
    Trade union officials should make efforts to improve their political and practical qualifications. They should firmly equip themselves with Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism and be fully conversant with the great leaders' instructions and the Party's policies for their respective sectors, making them an element of their firm faith. They should become competent political workers who are proficient in the trade union work and capable of organizing and conducting it creatively on their own initiative. They should acquire many-sided knowledge including modern science and technology and enhance their cultural attainments, mixing unceremoniously with the masses and effectively enlisting them in creating a Mallima speed.
    Trade union officials should fully equip themselves with Comrade Kim Jong Il's work methods and apply them to practice. They should follow the ennobling examples he set in educating and guiding the masses, and do everything as instructed by him. They should go down to the lower echelons as a matter of routine, mingling with the masses in and out of their work and helping and leading them forward. They should eliminate such outdated and backward methods of working as merely conveying the Party's policies to the lower-echelon organizations or confining the trade union work to meetings and paperwork. Instead, they should always go deep among the masses, sowing seeds and harvesting fruits by themselves.
    Party organizations should prioritize the trade union work and throw their full weight behind it.
    They should build up the ranks of trade union officials with competent people who are faithful to the Party, popular among the masses, tempered through labour and possessed of practical abilities. They should pay close concern to educating these officials to ensure that they are fully aware of their basic duty and make strenuous efforts to fulfil their responsibility and role. They should identify, among trade union members on the shop floor, those who are loyal to the Party and promising, as reserve cadres of the GFTUK, temper them through practice and send them to training institutions so as to bring them up in a systematic way.
    Trade union organizations should be encouraged to enhance their sense of independence and creativity. Party committees at all levels should promptly inform them of the Party's policies in each period so that they can conduct their work and activities in conformity with the ideas and intentions of the Party. Party organizations should lead them to draw up their work plans in a proactive way and carry them out with courage. They should do away with the practice of shouldering the work of trade union organizations in their place; they should be bold in assigning tasks to trade union officials and inspire them to carry them out by their own efforts. They should provide trade union organizations with working conditions and give prominence and praise to their officials for the work done, so that they can work to the best of their abilities feeling dignity and honour.
    When the working class redouble their efforts and trade union organizations are full of vigour, the might of our revolutionary ranks will be further strengthened and bigger strides will be made in the building of a powerful socialist country.
    I firmly believe that the working class and all other members of the GFTUK and its organizations will fully demonstrate the heroic mettle as befits the working class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and will make an active contribution to hastening final victory in building a powerful socialist country by fulfilling with credit the noble mission and duty they have assumed for the country and the revolution, true to the lofty intentions of the great leaders. -0-

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

ASSPUK, JISGE , UK KFA and UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu denounce financial sanctions against DPRK

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK 
www.uk-songun.com email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                     26th  of October Juche 105(2016)
  The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK(ASSPUK),the Juche Idea Study Group of England(JISGE),the UK Korean Friendship Association(UK KFA) and the UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu issued a statement denouncing the sanctions of the so-called "Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering"
   Recently the"Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering" met in Paris  between October 19 and October 21 and decided to impose sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of
Korea which basically included the following " Jurisdictions should take necessary measures to close existing branches, subsidiaries and representative offices of DPRK banks within their territories and terminate correspondent relationships with DPRK banks, where required by relevant UNSC Resolutions."
 This is a truly outrageous act agains the independent and sovereign Democratic People's Republic of Korea by an unlected ,unaccountable and undemocratic supra-national body. Clearly the so-called
" Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering" is acting on behalf of US imperialism .It is a self-appointed financial police force of US and world imperialism which is trying to stifle the
DPRK by means of sanctions.
  Although the imperialists and reactionaries are trying to stifle Korean style socialism by means of sanctions, embargoes and blockades including a financial blockade , the DPRK upholding the banner of Juche will smash through the sanctions and blockades with the revolutionary spirit of self-reliance and the self-development first idea !
 We demand that all sanctions against the DPRK are lifted . We furthermore support any counter-measures of the DPRK against the sanctions.
ASSPUK
JISGE
UK KFA
UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu
 

DPRK Rejects Anti-DPRK "Open Statement" of International Financial Supervisory Body

Pyongyang, October 26 (KCNA) -- A spokesman for the National Coordinating Committee of the DPRK for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA Wednesday in connection with the fact that the U.S. and its vassal forces are inciting the atmosphere of putting financial sanctions on the DPRK even by setting in motion the international financial supervision organization:
    The plenary meeting of the Financial Action Task Force on Anti-Money Laundering that was held in Paris from Oct. 19 to 21 adopted again a "public statement" in which the DPRK was listed as "a state subject to countermeasures".
    We strongly denounce and reject the "public statement" full of hostility toward the DPRK as part of the moves of the U.S. and its vassal forces to impose sanctions on the DPRK and stifle it.
    What should not be overlooked is that they are enforcing the UN Security Council's "resolutions on sanctions" on the DPRK upon the UN member nations as an "international standard" by letting the organization throw away "universality" and "impartiality", the principles called for by it in its activities.
    The UNSC's "resolutions on sanctions" on the DPRK are illegal documents cooked up by the U.S. and its vassal forces to encroach upon the independence and the right to existence of the sovereign state in defiance of the UN Charter and the norms of international law, and a product of criminal acts against humanity and human rights.
    Out of its consistent stand against money laundering and financial support for terrorism and the proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction, the DPRK, in close collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Regional Group on Money Laundering, took almost all action measures consistent with international standard such as the adoption of the Law on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism, modification and supplementation of the criminal law and enhancement of the responsibility and role of financial information and supervision institutions. It also has fulfilled its responsibilities by submitting detailed reports on them to the international financial supervision organization.
    However, the plenary meeting of the organization adopted the "open statement" envisaging a total stop to banking transactions, not mentioning even a word about the sincere efforts made by the DPRK to implement the international standard, thereby clearly proving that the organization has been abused for the political purposes of the U.S. and its vassal forces to build an international network of financial blockade against the DPRK.
    Under such situation, we will also take necessary countermeasures to cope with it. -0-

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

ASSPUK, JISGE, UK KFA and UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu slams Kerry's anti-DPRK rant

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK 
www.uk-songun.com email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                     25th  of October Juche 105(2016)
  The Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK(ASSPUK),the Juche Idea Study Group of England(JISGE),the UK Korean Friendship Association(UK KFA) and the UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu issued a joint statement denouncing US Secretary of State Kerry for his extreme and provocative anti-DPRK remarks:
   Recently the US secretary of state Kerry went as far to claim that the  Democratic People's Republic of Korea is an "illegal and illegitmate regime " . A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea  answered a question as follows concerning this intemperate and and extreme remark of Kerry saying that "  He has malignantly slandered the DPRK as "a rogue state" and "den of evils" since the first day of his office. Now with the tenure of his office almost running out he is still spewing out invective against the DPRK, not discarding his bad habit. This is nothing but a rubbish of the guy who has become helpless in the face of the total bankruptcy of the U.S. hostile policy toward the DPRK" This is indeed true .It is a denial of the DPRK's right to exist. Earlier US bureaucrats and war bosses talked openly about ending the existence of the DPRK . This shows that the US anti-DPRK campaign is running to extremes .
  The anti-DPRK, anti-socialist moves of the Obama regime of the US are reaching their zenith. Kerry's remark just demonstrates that the US aims at regime change and has no intention of trying to co-exist with the DPRK. It is quite right and legitmate that the DPRK has developed a nuclear deterrent to protect itself.
  It is the US that is  an illegal regime that has intervened in hundreds of countries causing chaos, confusion ,destruction and death on a large scale. It is the US that have used illegal weapons such as biological weapons.
  The DPRK is the only legitmate state on the Korean peninsula as it was founded by the will of the Korean people through a north-south general election whereas the south Korean puppet regime was created by the US and forced on the south Korean people at bayonet point.
  The DPRK exists and is the legal and legitmate state of the Korean people whether Kerry or other US imperialist bosses like it or not. It will march forward to final victory displaying single -hearted unity under the banner of Juche and self-development ! We denounce Kerry for his blatant anti-DPRK rubbish !
LONG LIVE THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA !
ASSPUK
JISGE
UK KFA
UK Preparatory Committee For the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu


Commentary on Britain's shameful role in the Korean War or Fatherland Liberation War of the 1950s-ASSPUK, JISGE and UK KFA special article by Dermot Hudson

             ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF SONGUN POLITICS UK 
www.uk-songun.com email juche007@yahoo.co.uk
                     25th  of October Juche 105(2016)
                                    


Recently the right wing reactionary media in the UK including the reptilian BBC have made a bit of a fanfare about the participation of British troops in the Korean War or Fatherland Liberation  War of the 1950s. Recently the south Korean puppets made a big deal about opening a bridge costing over 1 million pound(surely the money would be better spent on south Korean schools and hospitals?) in memory of the Gloucester regiment of the British army that fought in Korea(the so-called "Gallant Glosters who were anything but gallant). It is breathtaking the south Korean puppets should commemorate this very shameful episode and put up a monument to what were basically their oppressors who came to the land of Korea uninvited(and unwanted by the Korean people) to fight on behalf of American imperialism. It is surely not a coincidence that such a fuss is being made at a time when the Royal Air Force of Britain has taken part in war exercises with the Japanese "Self-Defence Force " airforce against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and plans to take part in the so-called "Invincible Spirit " war exercises against the DPRK from November 4th to November 10th.

   The British role in the Fatherland Liberation War was truly shameful .The UK was one of 15 satellite states of the US that sent troops to fight against the Korean people . The other countries that form the roll of dishonour and disgace are :Luxemburg, Netherlands, Belgium, Greece  France, Colombia, Turkey, New Zealand , Australia , South Africa , Ethiopia , Thailand and the Phlippines(Japan participated in the Korean War secretly). It is significant that the UK found itself fighting not only on the same side as US imperialism but with Apartheid South Africa, Colombia of the death squads, fascist Greece , Haile Selaissie's Ethopia and other very reactionary regimes against an independent , progressive ,democratic and anti-imperialist government . Thus the Korean war was a totally reactionary one that held back the liberation struggle of the Korean people and the reunification of Korea.
 Indeed the British role in Korea for the past 150 years has been a most shameful one. It was Britain that secretly helped Japan to invade Korea and colonise Korea. 
   The government  of Clement Attlee  , which is praised in some quarters but  was actually responsible  for surrendening Britain's independence by taking the UK into NATO  and  also purging communists from the civil service ,was a willing  accomplice in the aggression against the Korean people. Attlee sent young men to fight in Korea against the Korean People's Army commanded by the great leader Marshal KIM IL SUNG. Basically British troops were turned into cannon fodder and mercenaries for US imperialism. Attlee(Labour ) and Churchill(Conservative) sold the lives of British young men for a measly handful of US dollars. In fact in order to pay for the cost of sending the troops to Korea was paid for by increasing prescription charges.
   Among the  British forces sent to the Korean front was the Royal Ulster Rifles which had Suppressed the Irish people and committed many atrocities during the northern Ireland troubles. The British Army held back the reunification of Korea in the 1950s and also held back the reunification of Ireland.
 As Julian Tunstall who served in the 1st battalion of the Middlesex Regiment of the British Army pointed out  in his book "I fought in Korea "  many of the British conscripts did not want to fight in Korea , as Tunstall said "Well if they want a war let them have one:let 'em fight it out " we said "But we don't want their war "
                                                        


Tunstall describes graphically  the real nature of British imperialism and US imperialism i
 " In the nine months I spent in Korea I felt most deeply about the outright discrimination against Koreans,whether in the north or in the south,by the white men of many Western and allegedly more civilised nations.Secondly, I saw a process of destruction in which there was no attempt to confine the war to what is usually demanded by military nessecity...Officers gave such orders as 'Shoot everything in White ' and 'Take no prisoners ' . Since 'everything in white includes  virtually every Korean civilian ,it is not surprising that  the greatest number of casualities  in the war were civilians..
I will regret that I went to Korea to fight the people'.
 Tunstall also details  how those Koreans who helped the British forces either as translators or workers received nothing in return.
  The British troops basically fought against the liberation of south Korea by the Korean People's Army and helped to prop up the reactionary and fascistic puppet regime of Sygnham Rhee that had been on the verge of collapse just before the Korean War. The British troops fought to "rollback " socialism and national liberation and to bolster the oppressive and exploitative rule of the south Korean landlords and capitalists. This is a crime, not something that should be celebrated or commemorated.
  There should be absolutely no repeat of Britain's shameful past in Korea . Today the Tory government of Theresa May is now helping to prop up the decaying and reactionary puppet regime of Park Geun Hye. There should no British assistance to the south Korean fascist puppets whatsoever and all plans for the participation of British forces in joint exercises with south Korea and the US should be cancelled.
Dr Dermot Hudson
President Association For the Study of Songun Politics UK
Chairman Juche Idea Study Group of England
Official Delegate Korean Friendship Association
Chairman UK Preparatory Committee for the 2017 Gathering to Praise the Great Persons Born of Mt Paektu
Member International Committee for the Study of Songun Politics.