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Archive for September 2nd, 2011

Prachanda critcizes Baidhya’s opposition to disarming

Posted by Mike E on September 2, 2011

Armed women fighters in a Maoist PLA cantonment

this statement by UCPN(Maoist) Chairman Prachanda appeared on September2 on the website associated with Prachanda’s party fraction: nepaleverestnews . Publishing this statement does not imply our agreement with its content – -but we feel our readers have a right to see and debate the different positions being put forward.

Maoist appealed not to be stimulated by Baidhya’s anti move towards party

Kathmandu, Sept. 2: Maoist has expressed its deep concern towards the statement intentionally expressed with dissatisfaction on the issue of handing over the weapons and containers to special committee that was released by Baidhy panelled. Maoist has made further clearance on the ill statement of Baidhy panelled that was circulated as stating that it was the decision of majority in its party’s standing committee for handing over the People’s Liberation Army and the weapons to the special committee.

Press release:
It is well known that our party UCPN Maoist has been determined to peace process, statute and the progressive transfermation of the country.

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U.S. keeps Nepal Maoists on their anti-terrorist blacklist

Posted by Mike E on September 2, 2011

The U.S. government has used their State department terrorist list as a way of threatening insurgent movements they oppose. Their claim that Nepal’s Maoists are “terrorist” is both absurd and extremely unjust.
Revolution in Nepal is justified. Maoists are not terrorists. Remove them from this U.S. government hit-list!

US keeps Nepal Maoists on blacklist despite new PM

(AFP)  WASHINGTON — The United States said that Nepal’s Maoists needed to do more to be removed from a terrorism blacklist, even though it hopes to work with a new prime minister from the left-wing movement.

Baburam Bhattarai, a senior leader of the former rebels whose insurgency helped topple the monarchy, was selected Sunday as prime minister in a new bid to end a prolonged political deadlock in the Himalayan nation.

The United States has pledged to work with Bhattarai but, in response to a question, said that the Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist would remain on a list of terrorist organizations whose members are barred from US travel.

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