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Maoists in Manipur oppose burdens on children and families

Posted by redpines on February 23, 2012

The Imphal Free Press, an English language publication from the region of Manipur (currently occupied by the Indian state), reports on a press release from the Maoist Communist Party, Manipur. The Maoists have issued demands on local educational institutions in an effort to advance the new democratic revolution in the region and to fight for quality education for the oppressed masses here.

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Maoist warns private schools to forego multiple dress code, other extravagances

The Maoist Communist Party, Manipur in a press release by its publicity secretary Nonglen Meitei came out strongly against the imposition of two or three sets of uniform on its students by private schools.

It stated that the multiple uniform sets caused unnecessary financial burdens to the parents especially those belonging to the financially underprivileged section. The Maoist`s statement assured that the party stands against such exploitation and will not remain a mute spectator. Read the rest of this entry »

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Occupy Manipur

Posted by hetty7 on January 2, 2012

Manipur was annexed by force by India in October 1949. The people of Manipur have never accepted this and revolutionary nationalist and communist movements have developed to liberate their country. Insurgencies have been underway since at least 1964, and have become more powerful since 1978. There are currently at least 34 groups demanding independence from India, with at least seven of them engaged in armed struggle.

The statement is from Maoist Party Manipur

The background is from Banned Thought

Manipur Maoist: A Call to Occupy Manipur

24 hours General Strike on 25th to 26th November midnight 2011

Against the 110 days long ongoing Economic Blocked

Against the Supra State Proposal

Against the Enforced Eviction of Fisherman

Maoist Communist Party Manipur will be launching 24 hours General Strike on midnight of 25th November to midnight of 26th November 2011. The General Strike might be extending another 24 hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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