Week in Struggle: June 4-10

Brazil On May 28, the Sanitation Committee for Popular Defense in Ouro Preto joined with residents to protest water privatization in their area. Banners read “Against the privatization of water!” and “Out with Saneouro.” Saneouro is the company responsible for providing water and sewage services to the city, which has driven water prices up as mining companies artificially decrease the water supply. Protesters demanded free … Continue reading Week in Struggle: June 4-10

Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Brazil During the massive protests across Brazil on May 29, demonstrators showed their support for the League of Poor Peasants ( LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), who have been fighting to keep their land under threat of massacre by the government. A banner signed by the Revolutionary Popular Student Movement (MEPR, Movimento Estudantil Popular Revolucionário) in Rio de Janeiro read, “Immediate freedom for the four … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 28-June 3

Week in Struggle: May 21-27

India On May 17, security forces for the Old State shot and killed nine people and arrested another six for protesting against a recently-built police camp just outside the village of Silgar, in a zone controlled by the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), under the leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist). The police camp was built in an attempt for the Old State … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 21-27

Week in Struggle: May 14-20

India On May 11, a police officer was killed outside his home in Chhattisgarh, allegedly by five members of the People’s Guerrilla Liberation Army, led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist). Turkey On May 16 in Istanbul, militants of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) commemorated the 48th anniversary of the murder of İbrahim Kaypakkaya, the founder of TKP/ML. The militants threw molotov cocktails … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 14-20

Week in Struggle: May 7-13

Turkey TIKKO Guerrillas in Turkey captured weapons, including grenade launchers, rocket launchers and guns at the end of April. Resistance is growing in the face of at least four more murders of revolutionaries by the Turkish state, of which little is known except one name, Murat Yildiz, who was killed in a bombing raid.  Brazil In the city of Messias, in Alagoas, peasants from many … Continue reading Week in Struggle: May 7-13

Week in Struggle: April 30-May 6

Turkey Banners signed by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) have been documented in the Mayıs and Esenyurt districts of Istanbul celebrating the 49 year anniversary of the Party, reading, “To 49 Years” and “To 49 Years of the Proletarian Party, TKP/ML,” along with the insignia of TKP/ML and the Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TİKKO)  Brazil In Ananindeua, Pará the Anani … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 30-May 6

Week in Struggle: April 16-22

Turkey In Istanbul, two red banners were dropped in support of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) and the Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TIKKO). One banner read, “Long Live Our Party TKP/ML Red Army TIKKO,” in Kurdish and the other read, “Glory to its 49th Anniversary,” in Turkish. Brazil In Campina Grande, residents carried out action demanding vaccines and financial … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 16-22

Week in Struggle: April 2-8

Brazil Amid the escalating repression against Camp Manoel Ribeiro, Resistência Camponesa published a video interview of peasants at the camp who reported what is actually happening at the moment in the latifundio Nossa Senhora Aparecida and its surrounding areas. At Camp Manoel Ribeiro, banners have been erected around the camp reading, “The lands of Santa Elina are soaked with peasant blood. We will not leave here!” … Continue reading Week in Struggle: April 2-8

Week in Struggle: March 26-April 1

India An armed strike lead by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in southern Bihar and western Jharkhand was carried out by the People´s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA). The armed strike was a response to the killing of four PLGA combatants by reactionary forces on March 16. On March 25, about 20 PLGA combatants stormed a construction site in Kondagaon, workers were asked to leave … Continue reading Week in Struggle: March 26-April 1

Week in Struggle: March 19-25

India The People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) captured and executed a police officer whose body was discovered near Keshkutul. Additionally, two construction vehicles in Lohargada were set on fire—the construction site was targeted because it serves as a counter-revolutionary force against the People’s War in India. Brazil Graffiti in São Paulo signed by the Popular Revolutionary Student Movement (MEPR) read, “Bolsonaro and generals, murderers and … Continue reading Week in Struggle: March 19-25