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Nepal: Maoists Form Militant New Youth Wing

Posted by celticfire84 on February 26, 2011

Revolutionary Youth in Nepal

This article comes from ekantipur.com. We cannot confirm its accuracy, and we urge our usual caution in reports from the bourgeois press. However, the political struggle within Nepal’ appears to be sharpening, and we will provide reports and news as quickly as we can.

“Those who try to obstruct the establishment of a people’s federal republican order will be banished to jungle.”

Party youth outfits: Maoists to form tougher youth wing

SINDHULI, FEB 24 -UCPN (Maoist) Secretary CP Gajurel on Thursday said his party was forming a new youth organisation, which would be more ‘dangerous’ than the existing Young Communist League (YCL).

“In the past, everybody was afraid of YCL but not anymore. So we are planning to constitute a new force,” he said at a function in Sindhuli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Philippines: 25th Anniversary of the People Power Uprising

Posted by celticfire84 on February 26, 2011

This originally appeared on the Philippine Revolution website. The article pays tribute to the People Power uprisings that took place in Quezon City in 1986, which was a series of tremendous mass actions aimed at removing the Marcos dictatorship.  EDSA refers to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, where over 2,000,000 people came out in opposition to the regime. There is much to learn from this experience as we watch the political events in the Middle East unfold.

On the 25th anniversary of the EDSA people power uprising

Communist Party of the Philippines
February 25, 2011

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) joins the Filipino people in marking the 25th anniversary of the EDSA people power uprising. For four days, millions of Filipinos staged demonstrations along a stretch of EDSA and other major thoroughfares in the National Capital Region (NCR) as well as in almost all other major cities and towns across the country. These demonstrations ultimately culminated in the overthrow of the 20-year reign of the US-Marcos dictatorship. Read the rest of this entry »

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