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WikiLeaks Nepal: Maoists Deny Funding from India

Posted by celticfire84 on December 6, 2010

“Refuting the report, C.P. Gajurel, senior Unified Maoists’ Party leader told journalists in Kathmandu that his party has never accepted financial support from any source.”

The following appeared on Telegraph Nepal. As always we urge readers to remember that these reports are at this point still coming to us through the bourgeois press – who have their own motives and worldview. No one should assume that these are accurate, and we will analyze and quote actual texts as they become available.

Gajurel rebukes WikiLeaks disclosure of Indian financial support to Nepal Maoists

After the disclosure of the US government’s secret document by WikiLeaks which claimed that the Indian establishment had funded the then-terrorist declared Maoists Party of Nepal, an overly worried Maoists’ leaders have begun demanding detail probe into the issue and asked all concerned to prove the case.

Much ahead of the WikiLeaks disclosure, there was widespread belief in Nepal that Indian establishment had extended its full-fledged support to the Maoists rebellion from providing trainings to the Maoists’ Militias to arming them as well, food and shelter included.

The rebellion came to an unexpected end only after the death of some 15,000 innocent men and women.

Why the Indian regime wanted the Nepalese to be killed by the Nepalese is yet a mystery. Perhaps soon this mystery will be made public thanks WikiLeaks.

In the US government’s secret document, the Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao is quoted as accepting that India had provided monetary incentive to the Maoists but the strategy did not work as per the Indian expectations to gain their favor.

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40 years of Philippine Society and Revolution

Posted by celticfire84 on December 6, 2010

Cover of Philippine Society and Revolution by Amado Guerrero

The article originally appeared on Philippine Revolution site.

Interview with Comrade Jose Maria Sison (Amado Guerrero)

by Ang Bayan

It has been 40 years since the Central Publishing House of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) first published Philippine Society and Revolution (PSR). In the past 40 years, PSR has served as the CPP’s principal reference and guide in laying down the basic principles of the two-stage revolution in the Philippines based on the analysis of concrete conditions of the semicolonial and semifeudal system. To commemorate the anniversary of PSR and reaffirm the principles it laid down, Ang Bayan decided to interview Comrade Jose Ma. Sison who, as CPP founding chair Amado Guerrero was the principal author of the PSR. Read the rest of this entry »

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