As part of the International Week of Support for the People’s War and for the revolutionary and democratic prisoners in India a series of events were held in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo by the Brazilian Center for Popular Solidarity (CEBRASPO).
On April 7th a debate was held at the Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences (IFCS) of URFJ.
In downtown Rio de Janeiro. Dozens of people attended the event, in addition to addressing the situation of thousands of revolutionaries and democratic political prisoners in India there was a discussion of the revolutionary struggle led by the CPI (Maoist) which is going on in the country as well as the resistance of peasants and tribal people against the invasion of their land by the imperialist monopolies.
On the 8th of April a protest was held before the Indian Consulate in Sao Paulo. Activists of CEBRASPO, Red Unity (UV), the Popular Women’s Movement (MFP), the Worker’s League (LO) and other organizations distributed thousands of leaflets, held up banners, posters and flags and shouted slogans of internationalist support to the political prisoners in India.
On April 8th the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) in the Jose Ricardo revolutionary area in Pernambuco held a meeting in support of the political prisoners in India and against Operation Green Hunt.
A representative of Cebraspo in São Paulo spoke about the reason for the demonstration and also other important international campaigns developed by people’s organizations, such as that in support for political prisoners of the Confederation of Turks in Europe (ATIK) etc.
Protesters denounced Indian consul’s refusal to receive the manifesto drafted by Cebraspo and protested against the genocidal war on people unleashed by Indian state and its fascist regime.
The the Indian genocidal state launched the third phase of Operation Green Hunt against peasants, tribal peoples, revolutionary activists and especially the members of the Communist Party of India Maoist (PCI), who carry out the people’s war against the Indian fascist state. After the start of the third phase of OGH many democratic intellectuals and activists of people’s and revolutionary movements were imprisoned in the dungeons os the old state.
Banners were stuck at Sao Paulo University and University of Montes Claros