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 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