Female prisoners from MLKP/KKÖ go on hunger strike

Prisoners from MLKP/Komünist Kadın Örgütü(Marxist Leninist Communist Party/Communist Women Organisation) declared a 5 day hunger strike against inhuman actions towards the YJA Star guerilla Ekin Wan and others, demanding bodies be delivered to their families and standing in solidarity with PKK and PJAK prisoners. MLKP/KKÖ prisoners indicated that after the Suruç massacre AKP has [...]

TKP/ML prisoners launch three day hunger strike against AKP massacres

The TKP/ML prisoners stated: “After the Suruc massacre, assaults which started with shelling of Kandil, continue with massacre of civilians, mass detentions and arrests in Zergele, Silopi and Ağrı. The bodies of YPG/YPJ guerrillas who fought against DAESH in Rojava are hold at the border and not delivered to their families, inhuman actions are [...]

WOMEN AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND STATE REPRESSION-Press Release

Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression (WSS) strongly condemns the witch-hunt unleashed on one of their members Soni Sori, her associate Lingaram Kodopi and other villagers by the police in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. We stand in solidarity with the brave villagers in the tribal areas of Bastar in their struggles against repression by the [...]

“Branding Adivasis And Activists As Maoists The Government Has Declared A War On Its Own People”

Following is the text of a note by writer-activist, Arundhati Roy, which she read out during a press conference at Press Club of India, Delhi, to express solidarity with Soni Sori & Linga Kodopi and the People of Bastar. Adv. Prashant Bhushan, Adv. Vrinda Grover,Annie Raja and Himanshu Kumar also addressed the Press Conference. [...]

International Red Aid statement on support for the political prisoners in India

The RHI leads, since a few months, an international campaign to demand the release of all the prisoners of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and of all the fighters of the ongoing people’s war in a country oppressed by three enemies, imperialism, feudalism and the local bourgeoisie.

In its program, the CPI(Maoist) has [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 12/8/2015

Madhya Pradesh to form its own force for internal security, fight naxalism

Madhya Pradesh has decided to form a Special Indian Reserve Battalion (SIRB), a force, that can be deployed across the country for maintaining law and order and fighting naxalism. A total of seven companies and 1,107 posts will be created in [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 11/8/2015

Is Coimbatore proving to be geographically advantageous for Maoists to re-group and consolidate?

If one were to go by the recent arrests and resultant revelations about youth being brainwashed and roped into the Naxal movement, the western districts, which share borders with Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, are proving to be geographically advantageous [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 9/8/2015

Maoists plan to revive PCAPA agitation

Kolkata, Aug. 6 — A central committee member of CPI(Maoist) recently visited Bengal’s erstwhile Maoist stronghold of Jangalmahal to chalk out a plan for rejuvenating the movement of People’s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCAPA), intelligence officers have reported.

Between 1995 and 2011, Koteshwara Rao alias Kishenji looked [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 5/8/2015

‘Police spreading rumours of rift’

Our party does not work under limitations of caste, creed, region:

Uike the head of the Maoist organisation in South Bastar has lashed out at the government, the police and the media for “fuelling speculation and indulging in propaganda” about the alleged rift between Telugu leaders and [...]

Saadat: “We will continue disobedience until our demands are met”

Ramallah- 29 July 2015

Imprisoned Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Ahmad Sa’adat told Addameer’s lawyer Farah Bayadsi, who visited him earlier today, that the prisoners in Nafha prison will continue their disobedience measures including closing the cell blocks, refusing recreation time in the yard and ending all communication [...]