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Nepal: Maoist May Day 2010 in Kathmandu

Posted by hetty7 on January 31, 2012

This is an eyewitness report from Nepal by Jed Brandt

Many Kasama readers are familiar with  this article from May First 2010. New Kasama readers may not have seen this or may not even know much about Nepal. 

This first hand report  gives an inspiring picture of the determination of the Nepalese people, especially the youth, to live in a new socialist world.

Nepal’s Streets for May 1: We Make the Power!

by Jed Brandt

Kathmandu, April 29, 2010: Business as usual is over in Kathmandu.  With two days to go until May First, overflowing buses are pulling in by the hour to the outskirts of town.

The city is crowded. Bus caravans are unloading directly into street marches wild with chanting, marshaled by uniformed cadre from the Young Communist League. Despite a week of fear-mongering by Nepal’s mainstream press, the crowds are militant but unarmed. And they are giddy despite harassment from the Armed Police on the roads leading into the city. Read the rest of this entry »

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May Day in Nepal Photos

Posted by celticfire84 on May 6, 2011

Thanks to Maoist Revolution list for sharing these photos from May Day in Nepal, 2011.

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