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 [...]

SITUATION OF THE MAOIST MOVEMENT IN BANGLADESH-2004

Arrests during Army led suppression campaign “Operation Clean Heart”.

- Pronab

PBSP (CC)

Bangladesh have a glorious heritage of Maoist movements. In the 60’s influenced by the historic struggle against Khrushchevite revisionism and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR) in China led by comrade Mao Tse Tung, a Maoist movement took shape in Bangladesh [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Encounter killing in Tangail Sadar

Suspected ultra party man killed in gunfight

A suspected leaders of an outlawed party was killed in what the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) claimed a ‘gunfight’ with his associates Tangail Sadar Upazila on Friday. RAB-12 official identified the deceased as Mojibur Rahman Sheke, 40, a regional commander of Purba Bangla Communist Party (ML) – [...]

Armed struggle in Turkey/Kurdistan 22/8/2015

Police forces launched operations against three neighbourhoods in Yüksekova district of Hakkari this morning to close the trenches dug by the local people. Following the clashes between self-defense units and the police forces, the police were repelled from the neighbourhoods. Police special operations teams attacked, opened indiscriminate fire in Sur district of Amed, one [...]

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. [...]