The Comintern on Colonial Countries & National Liberation

In the colonial countries with an oppressed native peasant population the national liberation movement is composed either of the entire population, as for example in Turkey, in which case the struggle of the oppressed peasantry against the landlords inevitably begins after the victory of the liberation struggle; or the feudal landlords are allied with the imperialist robbers, and in these countries, for example India, the social struggle of the oppressed peasants takes place at the same time as the struggle for national liberation.

  — Jane Degras, ed., The Communist International: 1919-1943 Documents London: Frank Cass & Co., Ltd, 1971, Vol. 1, p. 396. 

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