The following is an unofficial translation of two statements put out by the Ecuadorian revolutionary organization Defense Front of the People’s Struggle condemning the arrest and calling for the release of Cristian Montero, a political activist in the fight against large mining companies that displace poor peasants throughout the Ecuadorian countryside. Translation by Emiliano Guerrero Original statement from December 30 IMMEDIATE FREEDOM FOR CRISTIAN MONTERO … Continue reading ECUADOR: Anti-Mining Activist Arrested by Reactionary Moreno Regime
By Laura Byron Last week, a poster appeared on Charlotte’s westside calling for the release of Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba. The poster read, “Freedom for GN Saibaba, Shining Hero of the People’s War in India, Revolution is not a crime!” The call follows a similar display seen in Los Angeles, California in weeks prior calling for freedom for all political prisoners and identifying Saibaba … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Freedom for GN Saibaba!
By The Incendiary Editorial Board It is our great pleasure to announce that yesterday Comrade Théo El Ghozzi, political prisoner of the French state, was released. He had been imprisoned since July 22 for protesting reactionary labor laws as part of the Yellow Vest movement. He spent a great deal of time on hunger strike, struggling for the rights of political prisoners in France and … Continue reading FRANCE: Comrade Théo Released from Prison
By Jakob Stein Last week, posters and graffiti in solidarity with Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba were seen in Little Bangladesh, Los Angeles. The poster read, “Free Comrade GN Saibaba! Comrade GN Saibaba is being held in solitary confinement in Maharashtra, India for his revolutionary work.” The graffiti read, “Free all political prisoners! Making revolution is no crime!” Saibaba was an English professor at Delhi … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Graffiti in Solidarity with Indian Political Prisoner GN Saibaba
Photo: Revolutionary leader Kobad Ghandy By Ed Dalton Imprisoned since 2010, revolutionary leader Kobad Ghandy was released from Lajpore Central Jail on October 16 after paying bail. Comrade Ghandy was originally accused of attacking a police station without evidence. Even after his release, he is still being confined to the city of Surat while awaiting trial. More than any single action, Comrade Ghandy is accused … Continue reading INDIA: Revolutionary Leader Kobad Ghandy Released on Bail
Photo: Solidarity graffiti with Comrade Théo, political prisoner of the French state, seen in Pittsburgh By Jakob Stein Several displays of solidarity with political prisoner of the French state, Comrade Théo, were seen around Pittsburgh over the past week. Graffiti on a major road that leads into the working-class Garfield neighborhood reads, “Free Théo, Political Prisoner, From PGH to Paris – It’s Right to Rebel!” … Continue reading PITTSBURGH: “Free Théo” Graffiti in Solidarity with Political Prisoner of French State
This public letter from Comrade Théo (a Communist militant, worker, and political prisoner who has gone on hunger strike against his arbitrary detention) was translated from the French version shared by La Cause Du Peuple and is dated 9/16/2019. Comrades can donate to Comrade Théo’s legal fund here. Included after the letter are pictures of solidarity graffiti seen in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri. Dear comrades, Once again, … Continue reading FRANCE: Comrade Théo Releases Letter, Restarts Hunger Strike