Turkey The Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (TKP/ML) militants put up a banner in honor of martyrs who died in Turkey’s People War in the fall of 2020. The banner reads, “Nubar, Rosa, Özgür, Asmin live in our struggle, TIKKO [Turkish Liberation Army of the Workers and Peasants] fights.” Flyer reading, “TIKKO calls on you to fight” were also distributed. Brazil On the 7th anniversary of the murder … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 29-November 4
India The Communist Party of India (Maoist) released a statement for Central Committee member Yaydaş Ramakrishna, who died on October 14 from kidney failure and other health issues. The statement affirms that this is a heavy loss for the Party and the people of India. Brazil Graffiti was seen in support of the peasant struggle in Brazil, in the face of recent actions by the old Brazilian State … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 15-21
Since the death of Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) on September 11, revolutionaries, people’s organizations, and progressives around the world have mobilized to carry out actions to commemorate him as a servant of the people and son of the international proletariat. Communist Parties and organizations have issued statements honoring his immense importance as the head of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del … Continue reading Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo Around the World (Updated)
Editor’s Note: We share the following unofficial translation of a statement by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist–Leninist (TKP/ML) which adds to the worldwide call to defend Chairman Gonzalo who faces a serious threat to his life and health at this time. His captors, the Peruvian State, backed by US imperialism, are attempting to fulfill their assassination plans, which requires all revolutionaries and progressives to move … Continue reading TKP/ML International Committee: Let Us Defend the Life of Chairman Gonzalo!
Editor’s Note: Tribune of the People is pleased to share the following article published on the Communist International in honor of Turkish revolutionary İbrahim KAYPAKKAYA. Comrade İbrahim KAYPAKKAYA, founder and theoretical guidance of our Party, the representative of the international proletariat in Turkey, on the 48th Anniversary of his murder continues to guide us. We keep our Comrade İbrahim KAYPAKKAYA alive in our struggle for the New … Continue reading Joint International Declaration: Kaypakkaya is a Rupture with the Bourgeois Line and the Birth in the Proletarian Line!
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
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 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!