Week in Struggle: July 30- August 5

India The Communist Party of India (Maoist) has designated the week of July 28 through August 3 as Martyrs’ Week. The week is meant to honor the Party’s martyrs and to support the struggle against the old Indian State. Banners and posters calling on the people to honor fallen comrades were put up in various states throughout India. In response to Martyrs’ Week, reactionary state … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 30- August 5

Week in Struggle: July 23-29

India Three actions against enemies of the Indian people were carried out by suspected members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist). There are no reports of fatalities or injuries of PLGA forces regarding the three actions. On July 25, a battle ensued between reactionary security forces of the old Indian state and suspected PLGA members. Reporting … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 23-29

Week in Struggle: July 16-22

India On July 10, members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist), targeted and wounded two police commandos; no losses were reported on the PLGA’s side. On July 12, a police informant was detained and shot by PGLA members. Brazil Dozens of banners were seen along highways and other heavy traffic areas in support of the League … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 16-22

Week in Struggle: July 9-15

Brazil On July 8, the Sanitation Committee for Popular Defense in Ouro Preto (Comitê Sanitário de Defesa Popular de Ouro Preto) led a protest against the monopoly utility company Saneouro which has taken over the water system which was privatized by president Jair Bolsonaro’s government. Approximately 300 protesters marched in the streets against Saneouro, which has raised the cost of water. Banners read “Out with … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 9-15

Week in Struggle: July 2-8

India Approximately 100 members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army, under leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), allegedly set fire to a corporate mining site under construction on July 4. They fought with forces of the Old State and escaped with no losses. Incursions by extractive industries serving imperialist profits is a flash-point in the people’s war in India as the Indian people … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 2-8

Week in Struggle: June 25-July 1

Brazil More demonstrations took place on June 26 against Bolsonaro’s military government and its genocidal handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. A banner reading, “Against genocide, it is right to rebel!” along with flags of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres) were documented in Florianópolis. Graffiti signed by the LCP was documented in Betim, reading “Only the agrarian revolution will give land … Continue reading Week in Struggle: June 25-July 1

Week in Struggle: June 18-24

Brazil On June 19, hundreds of thousands of people rose up in over 400 cities throughout Brazil against the genocidal government of president Jair Bolsonaro, exceeding the numbers from protests earlier this month. Various democratic organizations including the Revolutionary Popular Student Movement (MEPR, Movimento Estudantil Popular Revolucionário), the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), and Popular Women’s Movement (MFP, Movimiento Feminino Popular) … Continue reading Week in Struggle: June 18-24

Week in Struggle: June 11-17

Turkey On June 15, an article was shared from the 134th issue of the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP/ML) Central Mass Media Organ, Workers/Peasants Emancipation dated February 2021, titled “To Grasp the Process, Integrate the Party and Mobilize the People’s War.” They state that even though their forces have experienced losses, the will of their guerrillas remain strong. They are continuing to steel themselves in the … Continue reading Week in Struggle: June 11-17

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