Activists speak of police torture
Arun Ferreira releases Colours Of The Cage: A Prison Memoir
Three political activists, arrested on different days from different parts of the country and lodged in separate jails, narrated how they were all subjected to similar methods of torture by the police. “The police took me to [...]
(Editors Note: The following was a speech read at the local Assata Shakur Liberation Day event held on November 2nd in Richmond, Virginia. In honor of Assata and all homeland revolutionaries who have committed to the necessity of armed struggle to destroy the white settler-colonialist state.)
Honor Comrade Assata Shakur by continuing her [...]
Since the beginning of the 2000s with the political-military crisis in the Ivory Coast, and particularly in 2010, the West African sub-region has undergone major political events with great interests at play. Consider:
The evolution of the political and military situation in the Sahel (sub-Saharan) region because of the activities of AQIM (Al Qaeda [...]
Members of the community turned out recently for a screening of the documentary “Finally Got the News” (1970), about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers (LRBW). The event was hosted by the Initiative for a Central Brooklyn Struggle Committee (ICBSC). The film screening was followed by a wide-ranging discussion.
—One participant, struck by the [...]
The MCG-generated Initiative for a Central Brooklyn Struggle Committee recently held its second mass meeting. Around 30 people came together to discuss issues facing the neighborhood, including severe landlord neglect, police harassment of youth and the changing class character of the community. For several hours, participants exchanged experiences, proposed ideas for organization and actively [...]
On August 27, the MCG-generated Initiative for a Central Brooklyn Struggle Committee held an educational discussion in Bed-Stuy titled, “Against the Pigs in Ferguson, Against the Pigs in NYC.” Approximately 20 people who live in the neighborhood came together to discuss the recent uprising in Ferguson, MO, systemic racism, police violence and the need [...]
“It doesn’t matter that the dude has a black face,They’re all cops.”
-Protester speaking to a reporter from the Guardian
The people of Ferguson: the fighters, the looters, the arsonists. Those branded “criminals” have through their brave intervention created a new political situation, new possibilities for asserting our collective power.
To strike back at [...]
Chand’s document pours cold water on CPN-Maoist plans
KATHMANDU: With CPN-Maoist Secretary Netra Bikram Chand’s decision to challenge the party line, the CPN-M’s course of action has gone for a toss. The party, which was almost done with preparations for its national conference to begin from July 10, has been diverted after Chand told leaders [...]
(Thanks to Gran Marcha Hacia El Communismo for the following translation-Signalfire)
El Nuevo Partido Comunista (Comité Organizador) celebró recientemente su Segundo Congreso y cambió su nombre por el de Grupo Comunista Maoísta.
Nuestro nuevo nombre refleja la tarea central del momento: consolidación ideológica, y en particular, la forja de una unidad de [...]
The New Communist Party (Organizing Committee) recently held its 2nd Congress, and renamed itself the Maoist Communist Group.
Our new name reflects the central task of the moment: ideological consolidation, and in particular, the forging of a principled unity regarding what we mean by ‘Maoism.’ Only in this way can we lay the [...]