Day of Heroism is celebrated worldwide by revolutionaries on June 19 to commemorate the fallen heroes of the Peruvian People and the Communist Party of Peru who fought to their death in the shining trenches of combat in Lurigancho, El Fronton, and Callao prisons on June 19, 1986. The following is a round-up of celebrations and actions for the holiday from across the US and … Continue reading Day Of Heroism Commemorated Across the US and Europe
“We have prepared the following Common International Declaration for the Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Parties and Organizations for the Day of Heroism in the current year, with the intention that they adhere to it. Due to the current difficulties in the ICM, which are obvious, we have taken the initiative to publicize the declaration hereby and await the prompt communication of the comrades from the different countries to … Continue reading Day of Heroism – Common International Declaration
The following is an unofficial translation of “El problema de masas, reivindicaciones y guerra popular” by the Peru People‘s Movement By way of introduction: Think about these questions to read the document The question is how it is conceived and how it is handled. The question is that we must see according to the conditions and necessity (…); if the Party does not begin to … Continue reading The Problem of Masses, the Struggle for Daily Demands, and People’s War
By the Editorial Board June 19 marks the Day of Heroism for revolutionaries all over the world; a day where resistance to state repression and genocide are observed in the example of the prisoners of war in Peru, who bravely fought to the death against the state’s genocidal plan in several prison uprisings. The Peruvian state finalized its plans for the genocide of the prisoners … Continue reading Glory to the Day of Heroism!
By Kyle Rosse This month, the Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the Peoples (CEBRASPO) and the Brazilian Association of People’s Lawyers (ABRAPO) joined the international call requesting that the Peruvian state grant Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) leave on house arrest from his imprisonment at the Callao naval base, based on his vulnerability to COVID-19. Chairman Gonzalo, now 85, has been in his underground cell … Continue reading In Defense of the Health and Life of Chairman Gonzalo
By Peter Cherry On the morning of May 25, police found graffiti and red paint on the World War I memorial known as “The Doughboy,” in Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh commemorating the Day of Heroism. The imperialist monument was painted with the phrase “June 19, 1986, Glory to the Day of Heroism” as well as multiple hammer and sickle symbols. The action corresponded with Memorial Day, an imperialist holiday commemorating its soldiers and plundering of … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Graffiti Commemorating Day of Heroism Found on Imperialist Monument
The following are images from the US and Europe celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Initiation of Armed Struggle in Peru (also known as Inició la Lucha Armada – ILA). United States Finland Denmark Continue reading International Actions for the 40th Anniversary of the People’s War in Peru
By the Editorial Board May 17 marked the 40th anniversary of the Initiation of Armed Struggle (ILA) in Peru, a People’s War that continues to this day led by the Communist Party of Peru (PCP). Forty years ago, the loyal servants of US imperialism in Peru announced the resumption of elections and in response, the PCP bombed polling stations and burned ballots. In particular, the … Continue reading Long Live the Peoples War in Peru on its 40th Anniversary