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India: Maoists Release Cops, Gov’t Unleashes Anti-Maoist Manhunt

Posted by n3wday on July 28, 2009

India_security_forces_against_Maoists_CPI_MaoistThis article was published on The Hindu.

Maoists free policeman; security to be stepped up

Staff Reporter

Security personnel getting ready for a joint operation against Maoists in Purulia, West Bengal, on Saturday.

Kolkata: Belying fears, Maoists on Saturday released the policeman they abducted on Friday evening at Pirrakhuli, 14 km from Lalgarh in West Bengal’s Paschim Medinipur district. .

In a press statement issued later, Maoist leader Bikash stated that “the policeman was released following discussions with local people, media and intellectuals.”

An assistant sub-inspector at the Debra police station, Dipak Pramanik was released early on Saturday inside the dense Lakshmanpur forest, from where he had to walk four kilometres before reaching the metal road. He finally took a bus home. Read the rest of this entry »

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Published: Selected Works of Jose Maria Sison

Posted by Mike E on July 28, 2009

(thanks to the Marxist Leninist)

Prof. Sison has pride of place in the Philippine democratic and revolutionary movements, as founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines, as chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines on peace negotiations, and as chair of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle. He is a highly regarded commentator not only on Philippine affairs but also on international affairs, from the perspective of the oppressed people and nations of the world.”

Book review of Volume 1

Book review of Volume 2

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