Turkey: English Translation of the Decisions of TKP/ML’s 1st Congress

Tribune of the People is pleased to share the decisions of the 1st Congress of the TKP/ML, held in 2019, and recently translated into English. We encourage our readers to read the full document, available here: ON THE PATH OF THE 1st CONGRESS, GIRD ON PROLETARIAN REVOLUTIONISM, CHALLANGE LIQUIDATIONISM, RAISE THE GUERILLA WARFARE! TKP / ML was founded in 1972 by İbrahim Kaypakkaya and has … Continue reading Turkey: English Translation of the Decisions of TKP/ML’s 1st Congress

Statement from Tribune of the People Editorial Board on the Situation in Turkey

By the Editorial Board Tribune of the People raises the issue of solidarity with the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML). We issue denunciation, in the clearest possible way, of the right liquidationists who buried their arms and ammunition and abandoned the people’s war in Turkey, raised factionalism in the Party and call themselves “TKP-ML.” We encourage careful study and attention to these two documents: OUR … Continue reading Statement from Tribune of the People Editorial Board on the Situation in Turkey

Two Articles from Latin America on the Movadef Arrests

Peru People’s Movement: We Denounce a New Edition of the Hoax Against Chairman Gonzalo, the Leader of the Party and the Revolution We are pleased to publish an unofficial and preliminary translation of an important document of the Peru People’s Movement (MPP), originally translated by Dem Volke Dienen. Proletarians of all countries, unite! The Peru People’s Movement (MPP), an organization generated by the Communist Party … Continue reading Two Articles from Latin America on the Movadef Arrests

Comment on the Arrest of 77 Movadef Rats of the ROL

Photo credit: ANDINA/Ministry of Interior of Peru By the Editorial Board On December 2, 74 members of the Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights (Movadef) were arrested in Peru by the reactionary Old State. Over the next few days, more arrests would take place including some of the organization’s top leadership. First, it is necessary to condemn revisionism and mark it with fire. This is … Continue reading Comment on the Arrest of 77 Movadef Rats of the ROL

Opinion: Communist Party of the Philippines Shows Reluctance to Fight until Victory

By Ed Dalton In a December 8 article, Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) press agent Marco Valbuena published a reluctant stance to continue the armed struggle until victory. Valbuena’s headline says it all: “Duterte Is Obsessed with Prolonging the Civil War.” Continuing a civil war is a military necessity for any belligerent who refuses surrender or power-sharing. A revolutionary civil war, such as that … Continue reading Opinion: Communist Party of the Philippines Shows Reluctance to Fight until Victory

An Overview of the Secretary Generals of TKP/ML

Tribune of the People is proud to share documents provided to us by Turkish comrades that were previously unavailable in English on the biographies of the Secretary Generals of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist–Leninist. İbrahim Kaypakkaya Much has already been written about Ibrahim Kaypakkaya, the founder and first leader of the TKP/ML, who will never be forgotten by the people of Turkey. Today, he continues … Continue reading An Overview of the Secretary Generals of TKP/ML

TKP/ML Central Committee – Politburo: Member of Our Party and Dersim Regional Command, Comrade Deniz (Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş), Has Been Immortalized!

The following is the official English translation of the statement “PARTİMİZ TKP/ML VE DERSİM BÖLGE KOMUTANLIĞI ÜYESİ DENİZ (CUMHUR SİNAN OKTULMUŞ) YOLDAŞ ÖLÜMSÜZLEŞTİ!” from the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) with minor edits for readability. To Our Working People From Turkish, Kurdish and Various Nationalities; In the storms, we are as combative as Deniz (Turkish for “sea”)! We … Continue reading TKP/ML Central Committee – Politburo: Member of Our Party and Dersim Regional Command, Comrade Deniz (Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş), Has Been Immortalized!

Two Statements from TKP/ML on the Comrades Martyred in Dersim

The following are English translations of two statements from the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TİKKO) Dersim Regional Command and the TKP/ML Abroad Committee, respectively, on the deaths of the Comrades Nubar, Özgür, Rosa and Asmin. TKP/ML TIKKO DERSIM REGIONAL COMMAND: Their trenches will not be empty, their weapons will not be silent, we will win … Continue reading Two Statements from TKP/ML on the Comrades Martyred in Dersim

Turkey: Call and Statement from TKP/ML Western Regional Committee

The following is an official translation from the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist of their statement, “TKP/ML BATI BÖLGE KOMİTESİNDEN ÇAĞRI VE AÇIKLAMA: KAVGA BİR BAYRAK DEVRİDİR; NUBAR’DAN ÖZGÜR’E, ROSA’DAN ASMİN’E! BİTMEDİ, SÜRÜYOR, SÜRECEK SAVAŞ!” The Fight is a Transference of Flag; From Nubar to Özgür, from Rosa to Asmin! It is Not Over, The War Continues and Will Continue! Our Working People from Turkish, Kurdish … Continue reading Turkey: Call and Statement from TKP/ML Western Regional Committee

Turkey: Honor and Glory to Comrades Özgür and Asmin

By Ed Dalton In the first week of October, the fascist Turkish state carried out drone bombings in the guerrilla zone of Dersim-Ovacık Büyükköy, which claimed the lives of two Maoist fighters in the People’s War: Dersim Regional Commander Özgür (Ali Kemal Yılmaz) of the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) and Advanced Militant of the Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants of Turkey (TİKKO), Asmin (Gökçe Kurban). The aerial assault which … Continue reading Turkey: Honor and Glory to Comrades Özgür and Asmin