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International Campaign Against War on the People in India

 

Stop all attacks against the people!

 

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Oppose the Death Sentence on People's Cultural activist Jiten Marandi and others!

Oppose Death Penalty as a Form of Punishment of the State!

Invitation for a Convention: Multi-Purpose Hall, India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi, 20 December 2011, 10 am to 8 pm

Dear Friends,  We extend our greetings from the CRPP.

With the increasing onslaught of the state on the everyday lives of the people in the form of the policies of Liberalisation, Privatisation and Globalisation (LPG) the people are left with little option but to resist against these policies of Displacement, Destruction, Destitution and Death-the four dreaded Ds. As a response the state is resorting to Death Sentence as a form of punishment to see an end to such resistance from the people. The so-called war against terror is also a convenient alibi through which the state further criminalises all forms of political dissent; it further targets the minority communities in the subcontinent. The CRPP has decided to hold a day-long convention on the need to oppose Death Penalty as a form of punishment resorted to by the Indian State against the masses of the people.

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Statement of CPI (Maoist)

COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA (MAOIST)
CENTRAL COMMITTEE

Press Release: November 25, 2011

Condemn the brutal murder of Comrade Mallojula Koteswara Rao, the beloved leader of the oppressed masses, the leader of Indian revolution and CPI (Maoist) Politburo member!

Observe protest week from November 29 to December 5
and 48-hour ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 4-5!!

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Comdemn the Repression of Students Against War at JNU

Please sign and return this statement to ICAWPI.  And see the Background Note, after the statement, below:

To The Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

We are shocked to note the continuing prohibition on the activities of the JNU Forum against War on People by your administration. It has been almost six months since the ‘restraint order’ has been imposed on the JNU Forum allegedly for violating the State Emblem of India Act (Prohibition of Improper Use) 2005, pending a Proctorial Enquiry. As a result, the fundamental rights entitled to any students’ body –freedom of expression and right to political dissent, among others – have been denied in a highly arbitrary manner.

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Mass Democratic and Revolutionary organizations condemn State Murder

JOINT PRESS RELEASE – DELHI / 30.11.2011

We strongly condemn the brutal and cold-blooded murder of Mallojula Koteshwara Rao alias Kishanji by the security forces in the Burisole forest area of West Bengal.

Now it is very much clear from various sources that the Maoist leader Kishanji was first captured and severely tortured by security forces and then killed in a planned fake encounter under the connivance of both West Bengal and Central governments. Mamata Banerjee government of West Bengal has used almost the same weapon of ‘Peace Talk’ to eliminate the Maoist leader as by the R. S. Reddy government in AP.

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An Open Letter to the Chief Minister of West Bengal

Madam,

Last week many among us who signed here sent an open appeal to you requesting you to personally initiate the process of opening a dialogue with the Maoists as that, in our opinion, was the only way out to resolve differences with those who are the sons and daughters of our soil, and not our enemies. We also emphasized that the issue was not at all a law-and-order problem, but rooted in socio-economic deprivation and hence deserved a totally different kind of solution. 

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Press Statement on the cold-blooded murder of Maoist Leader, Kishanji

25/11/2011

We strongly condemn the cold-blooded murder and planned assassination of Kishanji alias Mallojula Koteswara Rao, Politburo Member of CPI (Maoist) in Burishol forest area, Paschim Midnapore District, Jangalmahal, West Bengal on 24 November 2011. At the time of this murder Kishanji was dealing with the process of peace talks through the interlocutors appointed by the Chief Minister of West Bengal Ms. Mamata Banerjee. Such a heinous crime should be condemned by all justice loving people.

According CPI (Maoist) statement issued to the media on today, Kishanji was arrested and tortured and then brutally killed. This murder looks much similar to that of Azad's in July 2010, when Azad was brutally tortured and killed while he was dealing with the Union Government's offer of peace talks through union Home Ministry appointed interlocutor.

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PEOPLES’ ARTIST JEETAN DEMANDS JUSTICE!

The one who gave cultural expression to the pain and anguish of the working people and their struggles... who moved around with his cultural troupe from the fields, factories and mines to the villages, suburbs, and cities singing songs on peoples' culture... he who rekindled the hopes of Hul-Ulgulan -rebellion against exploitation- for the rights over Jal-Jangal-Zameen and life among the oppressed and discriminated adivasis and the labouring people... he who filled the hearts of the people, plundered and deceived by the government, with a craving for social transformation to reclaim the right to a life of dignity, land and wellbeing... one who became the lyrical consciousness of the struggle to build a new society and a new power, the struggle of light against darkness, of the hungry against hunger... 

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UNITED STUDENTS’ STRUGGLE HAS FORCED THE AUTHORITARIAN JNU ADMINISTRATION TO REVOKE THE BAN ON JNU FORUM!

STUDENTS UNITED SHALL ALWAYS BE VICTORIOUS!

8 November 2011.  After a prolonged uncompromising struggle by the student community for the last six months with JNU Forum's initiative, the administration today on 8 November was forced to revoke its authoritarian 'restraint' order on the JNU Forum against War on People. All the prohibitions on the JNU Forum, including the holding of public meetings, printing and distribution of pamphlets, posters etc. have also been removed. The administration could not provide any valid reason for the imposition of the restrain - which is tantamount to banning a political organization - and was forced to admit of its mistake in taking this undemocratic and unprecedented repressive action.

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SLANDEROUS HARASSMENT AND VIOLATION OF PERSONAL LIBERTY BY KERALA POLICE AGAINST AN ACTIVIST'S FAMILY

SLANDEROUS HARASSMENT AND VIOLATION OF PERSONAL LIBERTY BY KERALA POLICE AGAINST AN ACTIVIST'S FAMILY

The fact finding team consisting of members from PUCL, Kerala, Janakeeya Manushyavakasya Prasthanam, CPCL-TN, were formed to go into the facts of the alleged harassment faced by the family members of Ms. Shaina, her old mother, aged 71 and young children aged 15years and 8 years, within days of assumption of power by  the UDF government since May 2011. The team received an email from Ms. Shaina, which is attached as Annexure wherein she has reported about the harassment meted out to her mother and daughters in the hands of Kerala Police.  

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