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Indian Maoists meet with South Asian Revolutionaries

Posted by celticfire84 on July 13, 2011

This comes from the bourgeois press (The Economic Times of India) but contains important events of how the Indian Maoists are uniting with revolutionaries from South Asia.

Maoists join hands with South Asian sister outfits, resolve to fight ‘Indian expansionist hegemony’

NEW DELHI: Even as the West Bengal government explores the option of brokering peace with the Leftwing extremists, the Maoists have resolved to work with their sister outfits in Nepal and other South Asian countries to fight the “Indian expansionist hegemony” and make South Asia a base for the “world proletarian revolution.”

The declaration of the South Asian Maoist outfits – assembled under the umbrella of Coordination Committee of Maoist Parties and Organisations of South Asia (CCOMPOSA) – “to develop ongoing people’s wars, initiate new ones, and accomplish a new democratic revolution in their respective countries” was made in a resolution adopted at their fifth international conference held in March this year, possibly somewhere in Nepal.

Congratulating the Maoist forces in India for “successful withstanding the state’s counter-revolutionary offensive”, the conference noted that “while the initial victories in beating back this war of the people, politically as well as militarily, give better conditions to the revolutionaries, the gravity of the challenges they face remains.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Indian Maoists Protest in Chhattisgarh

Posted by celticfire84 on July 13, 2011

This comes from mangalorean.com. The Indian Maoists have been ardent defenders of the adivasi people who are being actively hunted by the Indian state.

The tribal people of Eastern India, targets of the state.

Maoist protest week hits life in Chhattisgarh interiors

Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A protest week called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) began Monday in Chhattisgarh, hitting life in the state’s vast forested interiors, police said.

“The protest week has hit life in the interior pockets of Bastar’s 40,000 sq km area where operators have kept buses and smaller passenger vehicles off the road fearing a Maoist attack,” a senior officer at the police headquarters here told IANS.

The official added that hundreds of police and paramilitary troopers have been relocated to strengthen security in the jungle areas vulnerable to attacks.

Reports coming in from the interiors of Dantewada, Bijapur and Narayanpur districts say Maoists have blocked dozens of key forested roads and people remained indoors. The rebels have distributed pamphlets and asked people to join their protest week. Read the rest of this entry »

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