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Arundhati Roy on Obama’s Wars and India’s Maoist Rebels

Posted by celticfire84 on November 16, 2010

The following interview with the well-known courageous Indian novelist appeared on Democracy Now (November 8). Comments include a discussion of the recent assassination of Azad, the leader of the Communist Party of India (Maoist).

.Maoist rebels in India called for a strike Monday to protest President Obama’s visit. The Indian media reports Maoists blew up a new school building and killed four persons in the eastern Indian states of Orissa and Bihar. We speak with author and essayist Arundhati Roy about the struggle of the Maoist rebels in India and her assessment of President Obama.

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Indian Maoists denounce Obama as “Leader of US imperialism”

Posted by redflags on November 7, 2010

Revolutionary forces in India have denounced the visit of US President Barack Obama, calling for a bandh on November 8 to coincide with his visit to their country [read more]. The following press release from the Communist Party of India (Maoist) was received via the Maoist Revolution international listserve.

Promising peace, Obama has increased the US military and expanded Bush's wars into Pakistan and other countries.

October 31, 2010

Firmly Oppose the India Visit of
Barack Obama, Gang Leader of U.S. Imperialism, the #1 Enemy of the World’s People

Raise the slogan in one voice loudly Throughout the Country!!

“OBAMA! GO BACK!!”

US President Barack Obama will be coming to our country on November 6. The comprador rulers of India are busy laying red carpet to welcome him and trying to beautify Mumbai and Delhi. This is a great insult to democracy-loving, peace-loving and patriotic people of our country. US imperialism, which has been plundering the poor countries across the world, suppressing the oppressed nationalities, pushing the notorious thugs and dictators into the power, bullying those countries who wouldn’t cooperate, looting oil, minerals and all other natural wealth and sources and for this going to any extent, is the no. 1 enemy of world people. Its leader Barack Obama is such a person whom the entire humanity must hate. As his predecessor George Bush had accumulated the hate across the globe, US imperialist masters brought Barack Obama in a plan that people could be deceived with his skin color.

Though Obama was so much rhetorical opposing the policies of Bush, after entering into the White House, all the policies and decisions taken by him till this day are nothing but continuation of the Bush administration. In fact the difference between George Bush and Barack Obama lies just in their color and in the name their representative parties. There is no difference between them in exploiting and suppressing the world people, oppressed nationalities, countries and working class of the US. It’s an irrefutable fact that this black color President was selected by the most notorious white masters of US monopolistic corporations. Read the rest of this entry »

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