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Nepal: A Third People’s Uprising Ahead?

Posted by n3wday on August 13, 2009

This article was published on Nepal News.

Maoists: govt will face ‘serious consequences’ for refusing to address ‘civilian supremacy’ issue

Unified CPN (Maoist) Vice-Chairman Narayan Kazi Shrestha has said that the government should now be prepared to face the ‘grave consequences’ of the month-long nationwide agitation Maoists are waging to restore ‘civilian supremacy’ and national sovereignty.

Speaking at a press meet organized by Tamuwan State Council in Pokhara Monday, Shrestha, who is also the deputy parliamentary party leader of the UCPN (Maoist), said that the Maoists have also started the protest movement to exert pressure (on the government) for integration of former Maoist combatants into Nepal Army, timely drafting of constitution and taking the ongoing peace process to its desired conclusion.

He also hinted that the Maoist agitation might be the beginning of the ‘third People’s movement ‘, if the aforementioned demands are not met.

The second people’s movement waged by various political parties including ruling CPN-UML, Nepali Congress and Maoists had toppled the royal regime in 2006. Read the rest of this entry »

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Prachanda’s Talks in London (English and Nepali)

Posted by n3wday on August 13, 2009

Thanks to Democracy and Class Struggle for posting these. (1-7 are in Nepali language. 8 is in english.)

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Maoists in India’s Lalgarh: Here to stay!

Posted by n3wday on August 13, 2009

CPI_Maoist_AK47_PLGA_Peoples_War_IndiaThis article was published in the Times of India.

Naxals hold armed rally in Lalgarh

LALGARH: A day after the West Midnapore district administration admitted its failure in tackling the Maoists, the Red rebels in a brazen show of
strength held an armed rally in Lalgarh about 200 km from Kolkata.

Attended by around 1,000 villagers, the rally was held on Friday evening at Domohani, barely 2 km from Dharampur police station, where the rebels assured people that they were completely prepared to take on the armed forces. ‘‘None of our people has been killed or arrested,’’ claimed Maoist leader Bikash.

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