World/Geopolitics

Condemn the brutal violence unleashed by Israel against the Palestinian people

Even as the representatives of the governments of US and Israel were celebrating the inauguration of the new US embassy in Jerusalem on 14th May, about a100 km to the south, in Gaza, Israeli forces brutally opened fire on thousands of Palestinians who had gathered in protest at the Israel-Gaza border. According to media reports, the Israeli forces used live ammunition in a cold and calculated manner, designed to inflict maximum damage to the Palestinian people. More than 60 Palestinians have been reported dead and nearly 3000 wounded.

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"Peace Olympics" in Korea: Korean people assert their striving for peace and reunification

thumbThe Winter Olympics held in Pyeon Chang, South Korea, in February 2018 will be remembered as the occasion where the governments and peoples of North and South Korea showed the whole world that they wish to reunite their nation. They wish to create conditions where all Koreans can live in peace, in a de-militarized homeland free from all forms of imperialist interference and threats.

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India ASEAN Summit

Twenty five years, ago, the Indian state announced its “Look East” policy and began to actively strengthen economic and political relationships with the countries of South East Asia. This was immediately following the end of the Cold War and the end of the bipolar division of the world.

During these twenty five years, the ten member ASEAN has emerged as an important multilateral trade grouping. China has emerged as the biggest trading partner of ASEAN, followed by Japan, the US and South Korea.

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Trump’s “Pivot to Asia” trip: A warmongering trip aimed at strengthening US hegemony in Asia

US President Trump’s trip to 5 countries in Asia in the second week of November – the longest Asia trip by a US President in 25 years -- was aimed primarily at boosting arms sales by the US Military-Industrial Complex and further strengthening US hegemony in Asia. It took place in the backdrop of heightened aggressive US military presence in South Korea, provocations and daily threats directed against the DPRK (North Korea) as well as the slanders by the US administration and the international media under its control against the DPRK for defending its sovereignty.

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Visit of US Secretary of State: Military equipment sales to enhance defence cooperation

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Delhi on 24th October night on his 3-day maiden official visit to India. In the course of talks between him and External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, both sides deliberated extensively on further enhancing bilateral defence and security ties as well as ways to deal with challenge of terrorism in the region.

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India-US-Japan joint military exercises:

India’s growing engagement in the US imperialist strategy in the region

India, Japan and the US began the 21st edition of their 5-day joint trilateral maritime Malabar naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal, on July 10. As many as 95 aircraft, 16 ships and two submarines, including the world’s largest aircraft carrier, the American USS Nimitz, are reported to have participated in these exercises, which included on-shore as well as at-sea military exercises.

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Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Israel: Strengthening of a dangerous, anti-people alliance

Modi-silent-on-Israeli-crimes-against-PalestiniansPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s three day visit to Israel in July 2017 marks the strengthening of a dangerous anti-people alliance between India and Israel. ... Significantly, the Indian Prime Minister never uttered a single word during his entire visit about the Palestinian people or their long-standing struggle.

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British elections – June 2017: Crisis of British political system

The results of the mid-term elections held in Britain in June reveal that the country is caught in the throes of acute political crisis. In 2015, the bourgeoisie succeeded in manufacturing victory for the Conservative Party and made David Cameron the Prime Minister. Faced with sharp contradictions within its ranks, the British bourgeoisie organized a referendum on BREXIT (Britain’s exit from the EU) in 2016. The referendum results revealed deep division within the bourgeoisie. David Cameron resigned as Prime Minister making way for Theresa May.

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Leader of terrorism preaches “counter-terrorism” and slanders Iran

US President Donald Trump addressed leaders of 50 Islamic states on May 21 in Saudi Arabia, during his first foreign trip as President. As the leader of US imperialism, the main source of terrorism in the world today, Trump’s speech on “countering terrorism” was full of hypocrisy, lies and false assertions. Its aim was to attempt to cover up the reality that US imperialism remains the fountainhead of terrorism and of organizing, funding, training and unleashing terrorists groups in various parts of the world, in order to advance its geo-political strategy for world domination.

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Thumbnail-BRIChina formally showcased its Belt and Road Initiative at a Summit meeting held on May 14-15 in Beijing.

Presidents and Prime Ministers from 28 countries including Russian President Vladimir Putin, and ministers from another 30 countries including from Britain and Germany attended the summit. Ambassadors from at least 40 other countries also participated.

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US war mongering in the Korean peninsula: Which is the “rogue” state?

In the middle of March, the US and South Korean armed forces conducted one of the biggest ever military exercises in the Korean peninsula, targeted at North Korea. Seventeen thousand US troops joined over three lakh South Korean troops in war games conducted over air, sea and land. They practiced attacking North Korea with nuclear weapons. US Special Forces (SEALS) practiced for a mission to assassinate the North Korean political and military leadership and carry out regime change there.

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Further strengthening of India-US defence ties

During his visit to India in early December, US secretary of defence, Ashton Carter issued a joint statement with his counterpart Manohar Parrrikar, designating India as a “major defence partner” of the US. According to the statement, “The designation as a 'Major Defence Partner' is a status unique to India and institutionalises the progress made to facilitate trade and technology sharing with India to a level at par with that of the United States' closest allies and partners, and ensures enduring cooperation into the future."

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FBI’s “secret” visit to Kolkata

Allying with the world’s biggest terrorist in the name of “jointly fighting terror”

In early December some sections of the media carried a report that a seven-member team of the FBI (US Federal Bureau of investigation) was in Kolkata to question a person, who had been arrested on charges of being an “Islamic State terror group operative”. It was alleged that the so-called operative had plans to execute “attacks harmful for US interests”.

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Landmark UN resolution to ban nuclear weapons

Majority of nations and peoples want peace, not war

For the first time in its 71 year history, the United Nations General Assembly committee voted on October 28, to launch negotiations on a new treaty banning nuclear weapons. 

The resolution was presented by Austria, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa and Brazil. The US and other major nuclear power lobbied for several weeks before this, to pressurize other countries to oppose the treaty banning nuclear weapons. Despite their efforts, the resolution was adopted by a vote of 123 to 38, with 16 abstentions.

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71 years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

US imperialism remains the fountainhead of fascism and war

The people of the world and in particular, the people of Japan will never forgive the US imperialists for one of the gravest crimes they committed against humanity – the dropping of atom bombs over two towns in Japan, Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. The bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima was made of uranium and killed about 140,000 people in the initial blast and, in total more than 237,000.

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NATO escalates war preparations

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) organised a summit on July 8 and 9, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland. The US imperialists used the Summit to vigorously push ahead with militarisation of Eastern Europe and stepped up preparations targeting Russia. The summit also decided to escalate NATO led military interventions targeting Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and the countries and peoples of Africa.

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कोरिया के खिलाफ़ अमरीकी सैनिक अभ्यासों और मिसाइल रोधक व्यवस्था की स्थापना का व्यापक विरोध

उत्तर और दक्षिण कोरिया के लोग, सारी दुनिया के शांति पसंद लोगों के साथ मिलकर, यह मांग करने के लिये आगे आये कि 22 अगस्त से 2 सितंबर के बीच अमरीका और दक्षिण कोरिया के मिले-जुले उलची फ्रीडम गार्डियन (यू.एफ.जी.) युद्ध अभ्यासों को रोक दिया जाये। यू.एफ.जी.

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41st anniversary of Vietnam’s Liberation and Reunification

The Heroic victory of the Vietnamese People over US Imperialism — example and inspiration for the world’s peoples!

April 30, 1975 will forever be remembered by freedom-loving peoples around the world as the day the heroic people of Vietnam defeated the colossal might of US imperialism and ended the imperialist-imposed division of their country. 

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No to military collaboration between India and the US!

With the recent visit to India of US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter – his third visit so far – the Indian state has taken further steps to cement its military ties with US imperialism.  While India-US military collaboration started after the end of the Cold War in the 1990s, it has been steadily gathering pace in the last decade or more. 

This military collaboration with the deadliest and most aggressive imperialist power known to mankind is fundamentally against the interests of the Indian people.  It threatens the peace and security of our region.  It must be opposed by all right-thinking Indians.

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Massive protests by French workers against pro capitalist changes to labor laws

More than 10 lakh workers and students of France participated in militant demonstrations on March 31, 2016, against the pro capitalist, anti worker reforms to the Labour Code proposed by the government of Francois Hollande. The protests have taken place not only in the capital Paris, but also in other towns of the country including Toulouse, Lille and Nantes.

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Condemn the Indian state’s blockade of and blatant interference in the internal affairs of Nepal!

For over two months now, the border crossing of India with Nepal at Raxaul and Birgunj – the city just across the border in Nepal – has been blocked. The blockade at this border, which accounts for more than 70% of the trade through India, has caused enormous shortage of fuel, food and other essential supplies, leading to severe hardship for the people of Nepal.

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India-Africa Summit

Indian bourgeoisie’s imperialist drive in Africa

The Third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS-III) was held in New Delhi from 26–30 October 2015. Heads of state or leaders of more than 50 African countries participated in the Summit.

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Oppose the growing collaboration of the Indian state with Israel

On October 13-14 2015, President Pranab Mukherji went on a state visit to Israel. It is expected that the Prime minister will make a visit to Israel in the next few months. These visits are part of the growing strategic relationship between the Indian and Israeli states. This relationship is directly targeted at the Palestinian peoples struggle for national liberation. It is a relationship which endangers peace and security of all the peoples of the region. The Communist Ghadar Party of India condemns the growing strategic relationship between the Indian state and the state of Israel.

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Modi’s Visit to the US

In service of the imperialist drive of the Indian big bourgeoisie

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the US in the last week of September. The entire visit was covered by the electronic and print media of our country in such a manner as to make out that the whole of America was on its feet, cheering and saluting the arrival of India’s Prime Minister.

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Condemn the dangerous war games of the US directed against the Korean people! Demand the withdrawal of US forces from the Korean peninsula!

As we go to the press, the US has been carrying out massive war exercises involving lakhs of US and South Korean troops in the Korean peninsula. These war exercises are cynically called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG).

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Seventh Summit of BRICS

The BRICS grouping of countries, consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, held its seventh summit meeting at Ufa in Russia at the beginning of July. The BRICS countries represent 40% of the world’s population and put together they produce over 30 % of the global economic output.

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On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany

The lessons of history must not be forgotten!

Public Meeting – 9.30 am, Sunday, May 10, 2015

Venue — Indian Social Institute, Lodhi Institutional Area, New Delhi

May 9, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. It marks the liberation of Europe from fascism and the end of the war in Europe.

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Condemn the US imperialist sanctions against Venezuela

On March 9, US President Barack Obama issued an executive order imposing sanctions on seven Venezuelan government and military officials, accusing them of alleged human rights violations and describing the situation in Venezuela as constituting an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.”

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Tens of thousands in Britain and across Europe protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Treaty

Tens of thousands of people held mass rallies all over Europe on October 11, against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Treaty that the governments of Britain and other EU states are planning to sign. The governments of these states are justifying this treaty as one which would facilitate breaking down of trade barriers, i.e.

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Condemn the US imperialist bombing of Syria!

The Obama administration began the aerial bombing of Syria on September 22, allegedly in order to destroy the ISIS (Islamic state of Iraq and Syria). These aerial strikes follow the bombing of many places in Iraq. On September 23, a Tomahawk cruise missile hit a village in Idlib Province in Syria, killing as many as a dozen civilians, including women and children.

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NATO Summit 2014

Hectic preparations for war

Leaders of NATO member states held their summit meeting in Britain in the town of Newport in Wales, on September 4-5, 2014. Over 80 leaders, both those of the countries who are part of this war mongering military alliance, and their "alliance partners" participated in this Summit.

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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's visit to India :

No to the proposed dangerous military alliance of US, India and Japan!

The US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel came on a three day visit to India beginning August 7, to sell to the Indian government and the bourgeois think tanks of our country the benefits of India joining a military alliance with the US, Japan and some other countries of the Asia Pacific.

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Sovereignty must not be traded away

July 31st is the deadline for signing of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) by all 160 member countries of the WTO. The TFA will bind member countries to lower all borders to international trade including tariffs, procedures, etc. The Indian government is opposed to signing the Agreement unless its concerns over WTO Rules regarding agricultural subsidies are addressed.

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Immediate halt to Israel’s genocidal attacks in Gaza

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi om 13th July to protest the barbaric genocide of Palestinians in the Gaza strip. This demonstration was organised under the banner of “Indian people’s solidarity with Gaza”. Hundreds of students, youth, intellectuals, artists and ordinary citizens participated in the demonstration.

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Ukraine crisis deepens

Ukraine is being relentlessly pushed into deeper and deeper crisis, threatening its very existence as a sovereign country. The US imperialists and their NATO allies are directly responsible for this terrible situation. They set loose their fascist agencies in Ukraine to spread anarchy and violence in the capital Kiev and other cities.

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Transcript of an apparently bugged phone conversation between U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt

The following is a transcript of an apparently bugged phone conversation between U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. It reveals the dangerous state of anarchy and chaos which exists internationally and which the U.S.

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CELAC summit in Havana

Carrying forward the legacy of a two century old independence struggle

The summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held successfully in Havana at the end of January 2014, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the great patriot José Martí.

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Growing India-Japan relations

In the last two months, there have been several high level Japanese visitors to India. In November there took place the first ever visit by an Emperor and Empress of Japan to India. In early January, the Japanese Defence Minister visited Delhi. This was followed by the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was also the Chief Guest at the Republic Day ceremonies.

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South Korean railway workers strike against privatization

More than 15,000 workers, i.e. about 80% of the work force of the state owned Korea Railroad Corporation (Korail) went on strike on December 9, protesting against steps that are being widely perceived as preliminary to privatizing the rail service – a plan by the management to sell off to private hands the most profitable slice of its business.

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Riots in Singapore

Shimmering opulence built on unbridled exploitation of toilers

Singapore and Dubai are often held out by the rulers and capitalists of our country as aspirational examples. Time and again we’ve heard them tell us how they’ll make Mumbai like Singapore and Delhi like Dubai.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, known affectionately as Madiba by the people of South Africa, passed away on December 5, 2013 at the age of 95. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar extends its deepest condolences to the people of South Africa, as well as the African National Congress at this great loss.

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Arrogant Justification for establishing a US dominated world order through military aggression

Obama's speech at the UN

US President Obama addressed the UN General Assembly on September 24, 2013. This address was nothing less than an arrogant justification for the US imperialist drive to establish its unquestioned domination over the whole world, through military aggression and blackmail.

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68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

No more Hiroshimas! No more Nagasakis!

August 6 and August 9 this year marked the 68th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively. On the morning of August 6, 1945, US military aircraft dropped an atom bomb that exploded above the Japanese city of Hiroshima killing about 140,000 people in the initial blast, and in total more than 237,000.

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Closure of US embassies and paranoia about “terrorist chatter”

Aimed at justifying violation of human rights and sovereignty

The US closed 19 of its diplomatic missions in Arab countries and Africa from August 4 onwards citing “terrorist threats”. The US imperialists claimed that they had intercepted “terrorist chatter” on the internet, pointing to an imminent attack on its diplomatic missions in the region.

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Denounce the imperialist pressure and blackmail on Zimbabwe!

On July 31, 2013 Zimbabwe held its national elections and the results, declared on August 3, returned President Robert Mugabe to office for his seventh term since independence of that country in 1980. His party, the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), won over two-thirds of the seats in the National Assembly enabling it to form its own government.

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Further developments in the US imperialist led war on Syria

The “Friends of Syria” —the Orwellian name given to the coalition of the US, its NATO allies, Britain, France, Italy, Germany and Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar— met in Qatar on June 22 and issued a communiqué announcing that US and its allies will “take all necessary practical measures” to arm the opposition forces in

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India, China and Japan

The new Chinese Premier’s visit to India from 19 to 22 May 2013 was followed almost immediately by the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Japan from 27 to 30 May 2013. These two visits coming so soon one after the other, have led to a lot of comment around the world on the relations between these three most powerful Asian states.

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US government spying on people of all countries

Two extremely important news breaks -- one by the Guardian, and the second by the Washington Post -- have confirmed what many have long suspected: that the FBI and the National Security Agency (NSA) of the US government have been and are snooping on practically every call, online chat, email, Facebook post and skype call made, under top secret programs that have now been exposed.

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Pakistan High Court declares US Drone strikes as illegal

On May 9, 2013, the Peshawar High Court ruled that US drone strikes on Pakistan that had resulted in deaths of thousands of people were illegal. It directed the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan to move a resolution in the UN against such attacks. "If the US vetoes the resolution, then the country should think about breaking diplomatic ties with the US," the judgment said.

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Margaret Thatcher - An architect of the anti-social capitalist offensive against the working class

Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of Britain from 1979 to 1990, died on April 8, 2013. As Prime Minister, on behalf of Britain’s biggest monopoly capitalists, she presided over a fierce offensive against the rights of the working class and working people, which pushed up unemployment, poverty and inequality in Britain to levels not seen in decades.

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Down with the imperialist blackmail and pressure on Iran!

Defend the Iranian people’s sovereign right to their own nuclear energy program!

The imperialist powers led by US imperialism are day by day escalating their offensive against Iran. After having established their stranglehold over Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya in recent years, the current targets of the imperialists are Syria and Iran.

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US prepares for Cyberwar

The Obama government has decided that the President can order cyber war attacks on other countries. This decision marks a stepping up of the aggressive war preparations of US imperialism. This secret decision was reported in the New York Times of February 4, 2013.

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“Recognition” of Syrian opposition by USA

Condemn the continued violation of Syria’s sovereignty by the US imperialists

Completely disregarding the principle of respecting the independence and sovereignty of countries and people, on 12th December 2012, the USA has recognized the “national coalition of Syrian revolutionary forces” (the opposition) as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

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United Nations General Assembly votes against US blockade against Cuba

End the inhuman and unprincipled US blockade against Cuba!

On November 13, the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution calling for an end to the more than 50 year long blockade of Cuba by the US.  The fact that the vote was 188 member states for the resolution with only 3 against, shows the complete isolation of the United States with regard t

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British imperialists escalate their intervention in Syria

On November 19, the British government announced that it is recognising the grouping of Syrian opposition elements as the legitimate representatives of Syria.  This followed the official participation by Britain, along with the US, France and Turkey, in a meeting of Syrian opposition groups held in Qatar on November 8.  This marks a further escalation of the British imperialists&rsquo

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Turkish people say ‘No to war’ against Syria!

Thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Turkey’s biggest city Istanbul on October 3, 2012 to oppose the prospects of their country getting involved in a war with neighbouring Syria. The protests were sparked off by the Erdogan Government using its parliamentary majority to get the legislature to give it permission to launch hostilities against “foreign countries”.

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NAM summit in Tehran

Strong opposition to the bid to isolate and punish Iran

The 16th Summit meeting of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) concluded peacefully in Teheran earlier in September 2012. Over a hundred member countries participated, many of them represented by their heads of government. Officials of Russia, China and some other countries were present as observers.

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Resolutely oppose the flagrant violation of Syria's sovereignty by the imperialists

In complete and cynical disregard for the principle of respecting the independence and sovereignty of countries and people, US imperialism and its allies have stepped up their heinous military and political campaign to overthrow the Syrian government and establish their complete domination over that country.

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No to imperialist interference in India-Iran relations!

The relations between India and Iran, a country with whom India has had close ties both in the distant past and in modern times, are coming under increasing pressure from the US imperialist-led offensive against Iran. This was seen when India voted with the US and other imperialists against Iran in the deliberations of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Protests in Pakistan against reopening of NATO supply lines through Pakistan

Huge protests have been taking place in Pakistan, after NATO supply lines to Afghanistan through Pakistan were reopened last week. These supply lines had been closed by the government of Pakistan after a US missile strike on the Chalala air base in Pakistan last November killed 24 Pakistani military personnel.

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Down with the imperialist offensive against Syria!

Condemn the use of weapons of mass terror by US imperialism and its allies!

Opposition is growing to the policy of US imperialism to increasingly use unmanned aircraft (called drones) to unleash death and destruction on various targets in other countries. Originally used as spy planes, drones have been modified to carry missiles and launch attacks. Over the coming decade, the US is expected to double its expenditure on drones to more than $11 billion. The command of these deadly machines lies with the American spy agency the CIA, and is located thousands of kilometres away in secured locations back in the US or in other bases.

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Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member states oppose US moves on Iran and Syria

Member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)—Russia, China and the four central Asian states Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan—issued a joint statement opposing external intervention in Iran and Syria, at the recently concluded meeting of the Heads of State of the organization in Beijing on June 7, 2012.

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Imperialist aspirations of Indian big bourgeoisie driving militarisation

In the middle of April 2012, India successfully test fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the Agni-5. Agni 5 has been declared to be an Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). It was launched from the Andhra Coast and landed successfully in the Southern Indian Ocean over 5000 km away. The monopoly media immediately was ecstatic on two counts.

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Condemn NATO intrigue and conspiracy against Syria!

The latest plans of the US imperialists and their allies to overthrow the Assad government in Syria and achieve “regime change” there are unfolding.  For more than one year, the US has been openly inciting, funding and backing opposition elements in Syria with the single aim of kicking out the Assad government, which it sees as an obstacle to its plans to establish its compl

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Down with Anglo-American imperialist war preparations against Iran!

While tightening their economic pressure against Iran through punitive sanctions, the Anglo-American imperialists are simultaneously busy making preparations for outright military aggression as well. US president Obama’s recent statements about giving time to allow the sanctions to take effect are only a diplomatic ruse to fool world opinion.

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Massive US imperialist pressure and blackmail of Pakistan

The state and people of Pakistan are confronted today with all sided US imperialist pressure and blackmail, threatening their very existence as a country. This pressure and blackmail has intensified following Pakistan's refusal to cooperate with the US in its "war against terrorism" in Afghanistan and the border regions of Pakistan.

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Oppose the US-led imperialist pressure and blackmailing of Iran!

US imperialism and its allies, including Israel, Britain, France, Germany and other powers, have been stepping up the pressure and siege of Iran to a feverish pitch in recent weeks. After a decision by Britain to further tighten sanctions on Iran, the Iranian majlis (parliament) decided on November 27 to downgrade its ties with Britain.

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“Austerity” and the Crisis of Democracy in Greece

Greece is considered to be the birthplace of European political thought, with the longest history of democratic forms of political power dating back to the stage of slave society. Today, in the early 21st century, the people of Greece are confronted with a State that openly places its duty to its external money-lenders above its duty to its own citizens.

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On the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan by US imperialism

Anti-Imperialist forces resolve to throw imperialists out of Asia

We denounce the decision of the Manmohan Singh government to send the Indian Army to Afghanistan to "train" the puppet Afghan army, set up by the US imperialists, to attack the Afghan people's anti-imperialist national liberation struggle. We consider this as an excuse to intervene in Afghanistan against our own brothers and sisters.

We believe that the fountainhead of terrorism worldwide is US imperialism.

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On the tenth anniversary of 9/11

Ten years of unjust wars and violation of sovereignty under concocted pretexts

Ten years after that horrific event, it is now clear that the terrorist attack of 9/11 was the launching pad for a fascist military campaign to assert and impose the hegemony of US imperialism on the global scale.  It was either a remarkable piece of good fortune for US imperialism, or a clandestine diabolical plot masterminded by the US imperialists themselves. US imperialism has clearly been the principal political beneficiary.

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Hands off Syria!

The truth is that, with cold-blooded cynicism, the US imperialists and their allies are using the widespread conditions of domestic unrest that have affected a large number of countries and states across the whole of northern Africa and parts of western Asia this year, to strike mortal blows against those states and governments that have challenged their interests in the region as well as those of their henchmen, the Israeli Zionists.  Libya, Syria and Iran have all, at different times and to different degrees, opposed the imperialist designs in the region.  They have actively supported the Palestinian and other peoples fighting against imperialism and zionism.

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US imperialists charged with war crimes

In a move with important international ramifications, the Iranian Majlis (Parliament) has formally charged 26 US officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity, and they will face prosecution in Iranian courts in absentia.  Following their trial in Iranian courts, the dossier on their crimes will be forwarded to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.

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Defend the sovereignty of Libya!

Down with the imperialist aggression!

The inhuman and unjust imperialist aggression on Libya is continuing; new forms of economic and political pressures have been added to the destructive war power of the NATO powers.  The aim of this war is “regime change”, meaning destruction of Gaddafi politically and physically if possible, and installation of a puppet regi

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Crisis of capitalism deepens further in Greece

Greece has been under severe economic crisis for the past several years. The Greek government which did not have any foreign debt before it joined the EU in 2000, is now mired in debt. By 2009, the budget deficit stood at 15.7%, which is four times what is allowed by the EU and the external debt was 127% of the GDP. The primary reason for this situation was the easy credit offered to the Greek government by the "troika" of lending institutions, i.e., the IMF, European Central Bank and the European Commission. 

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People of Egypt demand end to relations with Israel

Egypt continues to boil. The fall of the Mubarak regime, and the establishment of an interim government, has not satisfied the working masses. The working masses can see that the military, the backbone of the Mubarak regime, continues to rule and the interim government continues its anti working class, pro US, pro Israeli course. They are demanding a fundamental change in course.

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Scramble for Libyan Oil Reserves

Why are the imperialists so desperate to get rid of Gaddafi and install a pliant regime? This must be seen in the context of the inter imperialist conflicts over the redivision of Africa, rich in natural resources. Libya is one of the few countries in Africa (others are Sudan, Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Eritrea) which are not part of AFRICOM, the newest of Pentagon commands for the African and Mediterranean Basin region.

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Militant demonstration in London

Saturday 26th March was a historic and proud day for all working people of Britain. Almost a million people marched through the streets of London protesting against the cuts to welfare and public services, corporate bail-outs, and wars of aggression in the Middle East and South Asia.  Central London was brought to a standstill by students, pensioners, trade unionists, anti-war protesters along with masses of working people marching in solidarity.

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Imperialists, hands off Libya!

In the wake of people’s uprisings in North Africa and West Asia, the Anglo-American imperialists are using the civil war in Libya as a pretext to intervene militarily. Towards this end, they have launched a campaign full of hypocrisy and exaggeration about the situation in Libya, to justify the ongoing military intervention.

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Spread of mass uprisings across North Africa and West Asia

As we go to the press, masses of people in the Arab world stretching from Morroco in North Africa, through Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Bahrain have come out on the streets against their anti popular regimes. The people taking part in these uprisings have drawn inspiration from the mass revolts in Tunisia and Egypt which had resulted in the toppling of the unpopular rule of Ben Ali and Hosni Mubarak.

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Report from Ghadar International: Movement against fascism develops in Britain

On Saturday 5 February, 2011, the racist and fascist organisation, EDL (English Defence League) organised a provocative march targeting people of Moslem faith in Luton, a town of a large Moslem community. Unite against Fascism (UAF) organised opposition against this provocative march and organized a counter protest at the same time.

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Rising food prices sparks mass revolts in many countries

Food prices have hit record highs globally. They have shot up 25% in the past one year alone. The resulting unbearable squeeze on living standards have led to mass protests on the streets, including widespread clashes with armed troops in many cases. The rising food prices have been a major factor behind the revolt in Tunisia, as well as the mass protests in Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Mozambique and Yemen in recent weeks.

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Indo-US strategic alliance is an imperialist alliance! It is against the interests of Indian and world’s peoples

 US President Obama recently visited India to strengthen the alliance between the US imperialists and the Indian ruling class. This alliance is fraught with peril for the workers and people of India as well as for the peace and security of South Asia and the world.  It must be opposed by all forces interested in peace and the wellbeing of the peoples.

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Massive protests in France

Workers in France launched a week-long series of protests from Sep 4, 2010 to protest against the plans of the French government to carry out “reforms” of the pension system which would mean that the working people would have to work for a larger number of years in order to be able to claim pension benefits. These protests took place against the background of the plans of the French government to push the burden of the economic crisis on the backs of the working people while continuing to provide massive subsidies to the big corporations and tax breaks to the rich. 

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Indian student nurses in Australia

Hundreds of foreign student nurses, most of them Indians, face the threat of deportation from Australia. This follows the government's decision to raise the English language standard requirement for passing for foreign students. This arbitrary decision was taken when most of these student nurses had just completed their courses. Many of them had got job offers in Australia.

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Nigeria – doctors’ strike

The countrywide strike by doctors in Nigeria is having a widespread impact. The doctors began their strike on August 11. Initially resident doctors struck work to force the government to implement an earlier agreement on wages and working conditions. The resident doctors have now been joined by consultants.

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South African – auto workers

Auto workers began strike action in the second week of August 2010 demanding 15 percent pay rise, six months maternity leave and a housing allowance. Around 30,000 members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) working for large car manufacturers such as General Motors, Ford and BMW participated in the action.
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Turkey – transport workers

Transport workers across the world are holding a day of action to protest the sacking of 157 transport workers in Turkey by the multinational transport company UPS, which transports cargo by land, sea and air . The workers were dismissed following attempts to unionise. The company has been using threats as well as violence against the workers.

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Floods ravage Pakistan

Mazdoor Ekta Lehar expresses its deep sympathy to the people of Pakistan at these grave moments when the people are faced with one of the worst calamities in history as a result of floods. The estimate of those who have lost their homes ranges upwards of two crore people. Thousands of towns and villages have simply been washed away.

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Massive protest at the Israeli Embassy

On June 4, 2010 several peoples' organizations in Delhi organized a massive protest outside the Israeli embassy against the attack of the Israeli state on the aid ship which was trying to reach the 15 lakh people trapped by the three year long occupation of the Gaza strip. Workers, youth, women, intelligentsia, reporters, human rights activists as well as political and social activists participated in the protest in large numbers.

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Growing Indian presence in Africa

As part of its drive to grow and amass ever greater profits, the Indian big bourgeoisie is expanding its reach abroad as well as within the country. It is seeking new markets, sources of energy, minerals and raw materials, as well as profitable fields for investment of its capital.  One of the areas where it is expanding its presence most dramatically in recent years is the resource-rich continent of Africa.

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Crisis in Europe

The economies of four countries of the Eurozone — Greece, Spain, Portugal and Italy are in deep crisis. There are fears that there will be a domino effect on the economies of the rest of Europe, and.the EURO has fallen in relation to the Dollar. GDP statistics reveal that all four economies experienced zero or negative growth in the last quarter of 2009.

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Condemn the US “surge” offensive in Afghanistan!

Thousands of US soldiers armed to the teeth with the deadliest weaponry available today began a massive ‘surge’ offensive in Afghanistan in the second week of February 2010 to wipe out centers of Afghan resistance to the occupation forces. According to the US and NATO occupation forces, the aim is to “liberate” various regions from “Taliban Control”. In the course of this latest offensive, hundreds of civilians, including women and childen, have been killed.  Mazdoor Ekta Lehar condemns this latest offensive of the US imperialists and its allies.

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The struggle of the Cuban people in defence of their sovereignty enjoys the support of the Indian working class and people!

January 1, 2010 marked the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution that ended a fascist dictatorial rule. 51 years ago, on January 8, 1959, the Cuban people’s struggle for self-determination triumphed over the dictatorial regime of Batista; the Cuban people had asserted their right to determine their own destiny.

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No solution through military force: Crisis in Sri Lanka

In early January, the Sri Lankan government announced a “great victory” in its military offensive in the northern part of the country, after its army “captured” some strategic points such as the town of Kilinochchi which had been used by the LTTE as its headquarters, and the Elephant Pass connecting the Jaffna peninsula to the rest of the island.  The fact that t

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Hail the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

“The dictatorship has been defeated. The joy is immense. And yet, there still remains much to do. We won’t deceive ourselves by believing that everything will be much easier from now on; perhaps it will be much more difficult. ” This is what Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban revolution, told the people on January 8, 1959. Many people could never imagine the immense challenge that they would live to experience.
 

 

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Iraqi people’s gift to the US President!

On Monday December 15, the world witnessed an unforgettable act in Baghdad, when a journalist attending a press conference for visiting US President Bush threw his shoes at the American President. This action of Muntader al-Zaidi, a 29-year-old journalist with the Al Baghdadia, a Cairo-based satellite television network, symbolised the anger, the hatred and repulsion of millions of peoples across the Arab world against the US State for its criminal occupation of Iraq and genocide of its people.

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Condemn the joint military exercise in the Bay of Bengal

The result of the ambitions of Indian bourgeoisie is that increasingly, the seas around our country are getting militarized, and the warships of powers which have no business to be here, are prowling around these seas. The warships of the US imperialists have been looking for a port of call, a port of refueling in this region for a long time.

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Intrigues over Iraq

Down with the attack on the sovereignty of Iraq!

According to news reports, the report of the weapons inspectors team on Iraq has been seized by the US. The US forcibly took over the arms report on Iraq from the UN Security Council President, and says that it will not be shown to the non-permanent non-nuclear members of the Security Council. (The Hindu, December 10, 2002).

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Aggression on Iraq

The US imperialists have, for the last few weeks, been forcing the UN and all other countries to accept their demand for legitimizing aggression on Iraq. This most unwarranted aggression is part of the US imperialist drive to assert their authority over Asia and the world.

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Conference of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

Institutionalising Armed Intervention Will Have Grave Consequences

Freedom loving people all over the world, as well as states which desire peace, must firmly oppose and condemn the dastardly plans of the imperialists to legitimise and institutionalise armed intervention, as also the US plans to renew the arms race.

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PARTY DOCUMENTS

Click to Download PDFThe first part of this pamphlet is an analysis of facts and phenomena to identify and expose the real aims behind the Note Ban. The second part is devoted to a critical appraisal of the government’s claims that it will reduce inequality, corruption and terrorism. The third part is what Communist Ghadar Party believes is the real solution to these problems and the immediate program of action towards that solution.

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These Elections are a FarceInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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Manifesto 2014Unite around the program to reconstitute the Indian Republic and reorient the economy to ensure prosperity and protection for all!

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Click to Download PDFInterview with Comrade Lal Singh, General Secretary of Communist Ghadar Party of India

by Comrade Chandra Bhan, Editor of Mazdoor Ekta Lehar

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History of Ghadar PartyA Presentation of Communist Ghadar Party of India

100 years ago Ghadar Party was formed by Indians in the US.It was historic milestone in our anti-colonial struggle.

The goal of this party was to organise a revolution to liberate our motherland from British servitude and establish a free and independent India with equal rights for all. It believed this to be the necessary condition for our people to hold their heads high anywhere in the world.

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Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India, 30th August, 2012

Working class representatives from all over the country are gathering on 4th September, at a time when a titanic struggle is going on in our country. The struggle is between the majority of toiling and exploited people and a minority of exploiters. It is between the majority whose labour expands wealth and the minority who enjoy the fruits of wealth creation on the basis of their private property and positions of power.

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