GERMANY: Anticommunist Scholar Cancels Lecture After Graffiti Action

Photo: Building at University of Hamburg spray painted with “Gorriti = CIA” and “People’s War until Communism” By Bill Smith On September 30, anticommunist scholar Gustavo Gorriti canceled his talk on corruption in Peruvian society after revolutionaries spray-painted “Gorriti = CIA,” “Guerra Popular Hasta el Comunismo (People’s War until Communism),” and a hammer and sickle on a building at the University of Hamburg where Gorriti … Continue reading GERMANY: Anticommunist Scholar Cancels Lecture After Graffiti Action

GERMANY: Three Turkish Revolutionaries Arrested Post-Release, Put in Solitary Confinement

By Mike Talavera Dr. Banu Büyükavcı, Dr. Sinan Aydın, and Sami Solmaz, three political prisoners who had been let out of prison after being arrested in an April 2015 raid for alleged affiliation with the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML), were arrested again by German authorities on June 25 at one of the regular hearings that was conditional to their release. The three were part … Continue reading GERMANY: Three Turkish Revolutionaries Arrested Post-Release, Put in Solitary Confinement

GERMANY: Turkish Revolutionary Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

By Mike Talavera On June 27, a German court sentenced Turkish revolutionary Erdal Gökoğlu to five years in prison for alleged association with the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (in Turkish, Devrimci Halk Kurtuluş Partisi-Cephesi or DHKP-C). Although the prosecutor in the case was asking for a three-and-a-half-year sentence, the judge exceeded this request for no reason other than political repression. For many years, Gökoğlu has participated in actions … Continue reading GERMANY: Turkish Revolutionary Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

GERMANY: Day of Heroism Commemorated in Large Show of Support for India’s Political Prisoners

By Ed Dalton Revolutionaries and Maoists in Germany took to the streets on June 19, internationally known as the Day of Heroism to honor and struggle for the political prisoners and prisoners of war in India. The specific focus of the campaign was to draw support for the Maoist leader Ajith and revolutionary democratic prisoner professor G.N. Saibaba. A protest was held in front of … Continue reading GERMANY: Day of Heroism Commemorated in Large Show of Support for India’s Political Prisoners

GERMANY: Partizan Celebrates Life of İbrahim Kaypakkaya

By Jakob Stein This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the birth of İbrahim Kaypakkaya, and May 18 was the forty-sixth anniversary of his murder in Diyarbakır Prison in Turkey. He was killed in his early twenties after enduring four months of brutal torture, but in his young life he achieved a great deal. Kaypakkaya is responsible for bringing the teachings of Mao to Turkey … Continue reading GERMANY: Partizan Celebrates Life of İbrahim Kaypakkaya

EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

By Jakob Stein The general parliamentary elections begin today in the European Union and are expected to last until May 26. The elections for European Parliament are a farce, not only in the way that all “democratic” elections under the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie are tools of the ruling class, but also in their complete impotency in everything except legitimizing the decisions of the European … Continue reading EUROPE: Boycott the EU Elections, Oppose the Imperialist Alliance

GERMANY: Musa Aşoğlu Sentenced to Prison Amid Protests

By Emilio Gonzalez On February 6, the German courts sentenced Turkish revolutionary Musa Aşoğlu to six years and nine months in prison, based on his alleged leadership role in the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (or DHKP-C). Police had originally arrested Aşoğlu in Hamburg on December 2, 2016 in a late-night house raid, and in the two years since his capture there has been an uproar … Continue reading GERMANY: Musa Aşoğlu Sentenced to Prison Amid Protests