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India: West Bengal chief terrified of Maoist students

Posted by redpines on May 19, 2012

The following video Mamata Banerjee, the anti-communist chief minister of West Bengal becomes angry and storms out of a television station as she suspects students in the audience of being Maoist cadres or supporters. Thanks to B and BJ for pointing this out. 

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Revolutionaries in Nepal hold torch rally against surrender of the PLA

Posted by redpines on April 13, 2012

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Orissa: Police assault, arrest villagers defending their land from eviction

Posted by redpines on February 6, 2012

Amnesty International demands that charges be dropped on 47 protesters facing charges (including “attempted murder and rioting”) for protesting forced eviction in Orissa, India. The land is being taken from these people and sold to British-owned Vedanta Aluminum to build a toxic waste dump. Maoists in India have been involved for years in organizing widespread resistance against Vedanta’s land grabs in tribal areas. This video shows footage of adivasis (Indian tribal people) demonstrating against the eviction and the resulting police violence against them. (Thanks to Joe for the intro)

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