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Nepal Needs Our Solidarity

Posted by Sole on May 9, 2009

May Day Rally in Nepal

This statement from the Australian Democratic Socialist Perspective comes as the current crisis in the Nepal intensifies.

Support Democracy in Nepal! Support the Nepalese People!

May 5, 2009 All supporters of democracy and social justice have reason to be concerned by the recent events in the republic of Nepal. The military high command, backed by right-wing parties tied to the country’s elite, has openly defied the authority of the elected civilian government, led by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M). In response, the government sought to remove army chief of staff General Katawal, via legal and constitutional means. Katawal refused to accept his removal and the government’s decision was illegally overturned by President Ram Baran Yadav from the conservative Nepalese Congress party, whose position under the interim constitution is largely ceremonial. Read the rest of this entry »

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