On March 8, 2021, International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) was celebrated in the United States and around the world with marches, rallies, cultural performances, and more. The red proletarian holiday, celebrated annually by revolutionaries across the world for well over a century, is an important occasion to raise up the call to mobilize women as a force for proletarian revolution. United States Port Hueneme Carrying … Continue reading Celebrating International Working Women’s Day 2021
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
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
The following is a translation of the Yeni Demokrasi article on the death of TIKKO guerrilla Ferdi Tosun (Muharrem). The annihilation attacks of the state against the guerrilla forces continue in full scale. Between October 30 and November 9, a continuous bombardment was carried out against a TİKKO unit under the command of Cumhur Sinan Oktulmuş (Deniz), a member of TİKKO Dersim Regional Command, accompanied … Continue reading Turkey: TIKKO Guerrilla Ferdi Tosun (Muharrem) Immortalized in Dersim
By Nélida Tello Tupa Apaydin, editor-in-chief of Yeni Demokrasi (New Democracy), was sentenced to 30 months in prison on December 9. Apaydin was targeted by the reactionary Turkish state for publishing articles in support of the armed struggle waged by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML), the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), and the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHP-C). The old Turkish state opened an investigation … Continue reading Turkey: Yeni Demokrasi Editor-in-Chief Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison
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
The following are excerpts from a longer analysis published by Yeni Demokrasi , a New Democratic news outlet from Turkey, on the US elections and the opportunist trends serving to legitimize them. We post this selection to encourage discussion on the issues related to the Communist Party of the Philippines congratulating President-elect Joe Biden after he won the election. In the recent US presidential elections, … Continue reading Elections In USA: Cajoling People Into Accepting The Lesser Of Two Evils!
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!
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
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