INDIA: Fuerzas maoístas toman ciudad, aniquilan enemigos y destruyen un edificio del gobierno

Originalmente publicado el 5 de mayo, 2019. Por Ed Dalton En el 19 de mayo, cuarenta guerrilleros del Ejército Popular Guerrillero de Liberación (EPGL), dirigido por el Partido Comunista de la India (Maoísta), tomaron la ciudad de Timurpalli en el distrito Malkangiri de Odisha. La unidad del EPGL pudo tomar el control sin que nadie resultara herido, ya que arrasó con la sede del gobierno … Continue reading INDIA: Fuerzas maoístas toman ciudad, aniquilan enemigos y destruyen un edificio del gobierno

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

INDIA: Maoist Forces Seize Town, Annihilate Enemies, and Destroy Government Building

By Ed Dalton Forty guerrilla soldiers of People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist), seized the town of Timurpalli in the Malkangiri district of Odisha on May 19. Laying waste to the local government headquarters located in the Panchayat building, the PLGA unit was able to take control with no one being injured. The action was propagated on flyers … Continue reading INDIA: Maoist Forces Seize Town, Annihilate Enemies, and Destroy Government Building

INDIA: Low Voter Turnout Amid Maoist-Led Election Boycott

By Mike Talavera As the election for India’s lower house of parliament continues over several phases this month, a militant election boycott promoted by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) was followed by large sections of the masses, with several polling stations not being visited by a single voter. Areas with a strong Maoist presence saw a significantly lower voter turnout than in 2014. In … Continue reading INDIA: Low Voter Turnout Amid Maoist-Led Election Boycott

BOMBAY: Bail Granted for Comrade Ajith, Indian State Adds Two-Week Hold

By Ed Dalton Yesterday the High Court in Bombay, India, granted bail to imprisoned Maoist theoretician Comrade Ajith, also known as Konnath Muralidharan, but placed a two-week hold on him so that the Anti-Terrorist Squad can appeal the decision. Sixty-five-year-old Comrade Ajith has been in prison for four years, based on accusations that he belongs to the illegal and clandestine Communist Party of India (Maoist), … Continue reading BOMBAY: Bail Granted for Comrade Ajith, Indian State Adds Two-Week Hold

Revolutionary Writer and Poet Arrested on False Charges

By Ed Dalton In Hydrabad, India on August 28th, revolutionary poet and writer Varavara Rao was arrested on trumped up charges for “plotting the assassination” of reactionary Indian President Modi. Along with Rao, other progressive and democratic intellectuals were arrested including Rao’s son-in-law, journalist KV Kurmanath, and photographer T. Kranth. Their apartments were raided and cell phones and electronics seized. The false charges were based … Continue reading Revolutionary Writer and Poet Arrested on False Charges