PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism

June 5 marks 50 years since the defeat of 1967, which had among its most prominent results, the completion of the occupation of the rest of Palestine, as well as the Syrian Golan Heights and the Egyptian Sinai. This occasion deepened the concept of defeat and its implication in Arab thought and practice and hasContinue reading “PFLP statement on the 50th anniversary of the June defeat: struggle to confront Zionism and imperialism”

May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)

Hail May 1st, The International Workers’ Day ! —————————– May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan) May 1, the day of unity and solidarity of the working class all over the world, is upon us at a time when the Western imperialists headed by the U.S. imperialism, with the adoption of policyContinue reading “May Day Statement of the Party of Labour Iran (Toufan)”

Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!

The shelling of Jarablus targeting ISIS, following the attack on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep that took 54 lives, show that the government have not learnt anything from the outcomes of its policy on Syria. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş had stated “What Turkey is suffering today is a result of the policy on Syria”.Continue reading “Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!”

EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy

Our 7th General Conference met at a time of critical internal and external political situation. The struggle for supremacy among imperialists led to fierce conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine; this struggle is sharpening with the use of all economic, financial and military means and leading to new imperialist fronts. The ‘new Ottoman’ foreignContinue reading “EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy”

ICMLPO: Support the resistance in Kobane, support the liberation struggle of the peoples

Resolution adopted at the plenary session of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations The sharpening of the Syrian conflict, driven by the reactionary forces in the region, particularly Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, under the supervision and coordination of the United States and French imperialists, is part of the political strategy to redesignContinue reading “ICMLPO: Support the resistance in Kobane, support the liberation struggle of the peoples”

The Mysticism of the Baath Party Ideology

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” From: “Our View Of Arab History”; A speech given in 1955 in Aleppo, by Elyas Farah for the Arab Ba’th Socialist Party. Contained in: “Arab Revolutionary Thought in the Face of Current Challenges”; Madrid 1978; pp.281-303.Continue reading “The Mysticism of the Baath Party Ideology”

Three Tactics of the Nationalists in the Middle East

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” Originally written 1992 Since the end of World War II (WW II), the contradiction between the working classes and the developing capitalist class of the Middle Eastern nations was linked to a second contradiction – thatContinue reading “Three Tactics of the Nationalists in the Middle East”

The Syrian National Revolution – The Role of Khaled Bakdash or “Bagdash”

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” December 2002; based on an article of 1996 Contents: Introduction – Pan-Arabism in the Middle East (i) Syria – The place, peoples and religion (ii) Early History of Syria to the Ottoman Empire (iii) The EndContinue reading “The Syrian National Revolution – The Role of Khaled Bakdash or “Bagdash””

Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism”

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the Alliance issue #51, “Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic ‘Socialism.’” January 1980 THE EVENTS WHICH ARE TAKING PLACE IN THE MOSLEM COUNTRIES MUST BE SEEN IN THE LIGHT OF DIALECTICAL AND HISTORICAL MATERIALISM The international situation is very tense at present. In many regions of the worldContinue reading “Enver Hoxha on Pan-Arabic or Pan-Islamic “Socialism””

Joint Communiqué of the Revolutionary Communist Party of the Ivory Coast and the Communist Party of Benin

On 23 February 2014, a meeting was held in Cotonou between the PCRCI [Revolutionary Communist Party of the Ivory Coast] and the PCB [Communist Party of Benin] related to the events organised by the INIREF [International Institute of Research and Training]-Benin for the celebration of the International Day of the Mother Tongue and the peoplesContinue reading “Joint Communiqué of the Revolutionary Communist Party of the Ivory Coast and the Communist Party of Benin”

Communist Party of the Workers of Tunisia (PCOT): Popular Front (Political Draft)

From Unity & Struggle No. 25, Spring/Summer 2013 Tunisia For decades our people have suffered under a anti-popular and anti-patriotic despotic police regime. • Politically, by the individual power and domination of the Destour Party, through its different forms (the Neo-Destour, Destourian Socialist Party, the Constitutional and Democratic Concentration), over all forms of political life, byContinue reading “Communist Party of the Workers of Tunisia (PCOT): Popular Front (Political Draft)”

Revisiting the Kashmir Issue

Nirmalangshu Mukherji In a just world order, rights of self-determination of people, including the right of independence, ought to be viewed as a basic and absolute value. As with most moral principles, however, the actual implementation of such demands raises difficult issues since they always arise in a historical context of an unjust distribution ofContinue reading “Revisiting the Kashmir Issue”

Labour Party (EMEP): Current Developments and the Kurdish Question

April 2006 Introduction Different Paths in the Kurdish Movement The US invasion of Iraq has had, among other things, a profound effect on the Kurdish question itself. New alignments, new developments and dissociations are evident and three years after the invasion, there is a need to summarise new factors in this century-old ‘big game’. OfContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): Current Developments and the Kurdish Question”

Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey: The Kurdish Movement’s Direction of Development

September 1999 The Turkish bourgeoisie’s war threat to Syria with the support of US imperialism, the driving of the PKK leaders out of Syria, and the bringing of A. Ocalan to Turkey through an international operation – all these events have inflamed discussions about the Kurdish question both in Turkey and in the international arena.Continue reading “Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey: The Kurdish Movement’s Direction of Development”

Platform of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

 l. Conventional War Is the War of the Bourgeoisie. Revolutionary War Is People’s War The Arab bourgeoisie has developed armies which are not prepared to sacrifice their own interests or to risk their privileges. Arab militarism has become an apparatus for oppressing revolutionary socialist movements within the Arab states, while at the same time itContinue reading “Platform of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine”