People’s War in India Clippings 3/9/2015

High-level meeting discusses ways to tackle Naxals

Close coordination between Central and state forces fighting Naxals, construction of rural infrastructure in Maoist-hit areas are among the host of issues discussed threadbare at a high-level meeting held here on Wednesday. The meeting, chaired by Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary and attended [...]

Protest against the continuing incarceration of Comrade Hem

Images from the protest organised by the Defence Committee at Maharasthra Sadan on 31st August 2015

The protest was organised in the backdrop of the deliberate delay in hearings, repeated denial of bail and the continuing incarceration of Comrade Hem in the Nagpur Central jail by the Maharasthra police [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 2/9/2015

Suspected naxal sympathisers spark off panic at Anrak plant

MAKAVARAPALEM (Visakhapatnam): Around 10 to 15 unidentified persons came calling on the Anrak Alumina factory at around 10.30 on Monday night and enquired about the factory and its management, sending into a tizzy the security guards, who believe they were naxals. Sources said the unidentified [...]

Kolkata: Statements against torture and threats to prisoners on hunger strike in Presidency Correctional Home

August 31, 2015

Press Release from Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation

(CDRO)

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organizations, CDRO, strongly condemns the punitive measures adopted by the jail administration of Kolkata’s Presidency Correctional Home against 30 political prisoners who have been on hunger strike since 28th August 2015. The strike has been called to [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 1/9/2015

Naxal held in Chhattisgarh, IED recovered

RAIPUR: A Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 30,000 was on Monday arrested and an IED seized from him in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bastar district, police said. Acting on a specific input, Budhram Madkami was arrested by a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and district force [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 31/8/2015

Seven Maoists arrested in Bihar

BANKA, BIHAR: Seven hardcore Maoists were today arrested by security forces from a bus stand in Banka district of Bihar, a police official said. The security forces comprising CRPF, Special Task Force and district police, carried out a joint operation and arrested the seven harcore Maoists from Pokharia bus [...]

Attack on Turkish Consulate in Zurich

“We have on the night of 08.26.2015 attacked a car on the premises of the Turkish Consulate at Weinbergstrasse 65 in Zurich with an explosive device after the Turkish state has in recent weeks launched a large scale attack against the progressive forces in the region with the backing of the US, NATO and [...]

Report on execution of YJA Star guerrilla Ekin Wan

Lawyer and human rights defender Eren Keskin has prepared a three-page report on the execution of YJA Star guerrilla Kevser Eltürk (Ekin Wan) whose body was tortured by Turkish state forces after her death in a clash with soldiers in Varto district of Muş on August 10. Keskin who talked to ANF about the [...]

People’s War in India Clippings 30/8/2015

CRPF exchanges fire with naxalites in Sukma

A gun-battle took place between CoBRA forces and Naxalites in a dense forest of Chhattisgarh’s worst insurgency-hit Sukma district today, police said. A squad of 208 battalion of Compact Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), an elite unit of CRPF, was patrolling in Bhejji police station area, [...]

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 [...]