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  Bangladeshi, Indian Left to talk
A delegation of Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) is in India for its periodic political dialogue with Indian Left parties, in which the current turmoil in Dhaka is expected to be discussed.
CPB president Manjurul Ahsan Khan and presidium member Syed Abu Zafar Ahmed are to exchange views with leaders of CPI and the Communist Party of India-Marxist.
The CPB, initially the Communist Party of Pakistan, was repeatedly banned by the martial law regimes in Pakistan.
news.webindia123.com /news/Articles/Asia/20061114/507307.html   (175 words)

  
 Declaration of the Revolutionary Internationalist Movement (RIM)
Communists are resolute opponents of imperialist war and must mobilise and lead the masses in the fight against preparations for a third world war which would be the greatest crime committed in the history of mankind.
Communists must take into account the possibility that many of these countries may be dragged into the imperialist war according to the position these countries have in relation to the different imperialist blocs.
Communist parties must consider the various concrete situations that might arise in the midst of such an imperialist war and develop their thinking in relation to these situations.
www.csrp.org /rim/rimdec.htm   (13034 words)

  
 Purba Banglar Communist Party (PBCP), South Asia Terrorism Portal
Bangladesh Home Minister Altaf Hossain Chowdhury said, on April 8, 2002, in Parliament that the PBCP was being encouraged by the Opposition to cause disturbances in some parts of the country.
March 18: Shamsul Islam alias Sumon, a regional leader of the Janajuddha faction of the Purba Banglar Communist Party, was killed during a shootout between his accomplices and police personnel at Chorkole village in the Jhenidah district.
March 14: Extremists belonging to the Janajuddha faction of the PBCP killed Nuru Mian, organising secretary of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party unit, in Moheshkahli village of Gangni sub-district in the Meherpur district.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/bangladesh/terroristoutfits/PBCP.htm   (9513 words)

  
 Anatomy of the Communist Party of Bangladesh
On 30 June, 2000, the CPB (Communist Party of Bangladesh) arranged a meeting in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Moni Singh's birth.
The CPB is not the only left party in the world to have shown an eagerness to collaborate with the bosses in the name of "National Democratic Revolution" or "Peoples Democratic Revolution" though this tactic has always spelt doom for the masses.
NAP(Bhashani) was a shelter organisation for pro-Chinese communist parties and NAP(Mozaffor) was for the CPB, pro-Moscow party.
www.marxist.com /Asia/bangladesh_CP_anatomy102.html   (3228 words)

  
 Bangladesh - Gurupedia
The People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia that forms the eastern part of the ancient region of Bengal.
Bangladesh consists mostly of a low-lying river delta located on the Indian subcontinent with a largely marshy jungle coastline on the Bay of Bengal known as the Sundarbans, home to the (Royal) Bengal Tiger.
Bangladesh is plagued by overpopulation, while many people are landless and forced to live on and cultivate flood-prone land.
www.gurupedia.com /b/ba/bangladesh.htm   (1264 words)

  
 CPUSA Online - Greetings from the Communist Party of Bangladesh
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Bangladesh extends warm comradely greetings to the 28th National Convention of the Communist Party, USA.
This communal party was a collaborator of the Pakistani occupation forces in 1971 and their leaders were involved in genocide and war crimes.
We the communists of Bangladesh are determined to spare no efforts to combat this mortal danger emanating from the two-headed monster of imperialism and communalism.
www.cpusa.org /article/articleview/676/1/127   (635 words)

  
 Political Affairs Magazine - Communists in Bangladesh Demand New Direction
Addressing the rallies CPB leaders said that the pro-imperialist foreign policy of the government, plundering of national wealth by local and multinational exploiters, harboring the militants and religious extremist forces and the interference of the imperialist countries, and the World Bank and IMF in country’s internal affairs are the root cause of present crisis.
The CPB Leaders said that the two main bourgeois parties of the country are taking suicidal steps by creating opportunities for imperialist interference in country’s internal affairs on the pretext of "mediation" between them.
From the News Bulletin of the Communist Party of Bangladesh
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/4188/1/213   (846 words)

  
 Bangladesh News : Deployment of army condemned   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Different political parties condemned the decision of army deployment and the midnight speech of the president/chief adviser and demanded reversion of the army by sending them back in the barrack.
Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) in a statement said that the speech of the president was an echo of BNP Jamaat's voice.
CPB also urged the countrymen to resist all conspiracy against the country and democracy.
www.keralanext.com /news/?id=918458   (300 words)

  
 Communist Party of Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Communist Party of Bangladesh is a Marxist-Leninist political party in Bangladesh, founded in 1968 as the Communist Party of East Pakistan.
Party members are organized in these primary branches, The branches on their part organize ‘activist groups’ which serve to prepare cadres for party membership.
CPB is giving special attention to strengthen the Party and the mass organizations, increase cohesion among the communists and move towards communist unity, strengthen and expand the Left Democratic Front (which is constituted by different communist and left parties).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_Bangladesh   (1015 words)

  
 Call to free country from religious fanatics - Bangladesh Observer
The speakers reached a conclusion that there is no alternative to unity of the like-minded democratic parties, civil society and professional bodies, towards reaching a common understanding and joint movement from the same platform to free the country from religious fanaticism and extremism.
General secretary of Jatiya Party (Monju) Sheikh Shahidul Islam urged all to launch a united movement to ensure that the war criminals are tried, and the Islamic zealots, eliminated.
On the other hand, CPB president Monjurul Ahsan Khan stated that 90 per cent of the Muslims of Bangladesh are not fanatic and does not believe in Jihad.
www.thepersecution.org /world/bangladesh/2004/08/bd040818fp.html   (615 words)

  
 Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
The Young Communist League is the youth wing of the Communist Party of Britain and member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY).
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Britain's communists are proposing a left wing programme for consideration by the labour and progressive movements.
www.communist-party.org.uk /index.php?file=links   (444 words)

  
 Conflict Scenario In Bangladesh Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Though the combined pressure of secular forces of Bangladesh and the active resistance from the media to such savagery made the religious communalist barbarians retreat, stray attacks on the minorities are still being carried off and on.
They have also admitted their role in the bomb attack on a rally of the Communist Party of Bangladesh in Dhaka, on 3 cinema halls at Maimansingh town and in the assassination of Professor Humayun Azad, a renowned progressive novelist and head of the Department of Bengali at Dhaka University.
Although the main opposition party, the Awami League, recently joined the session once again and mooted specific proposals for electoral reforms, the treasury benches have been creating a situation that is detrimental to discussions, despite the government’s expressed pledge for holding discussions on the matter.
pd.cpim.org /2006/0730/07302006_bangladesh.htm   (2333 words)

  
 Virtual Bangladesh : Politics
Most of these are small, fringe parties formed mostly by a small coterie of like minded intellectuals or politicians who usually have broken away from larger groupings.
To the left are the pro-Soviet Bangladesh Communist Party, factions of the Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal, and other socialist groups advocating revolutionary change.
The fifth major pary is the party founded by ex-military ruler General Ershad, the Jatiyo Party (JP) is ideologically not too different from the AL or the BNP but operates independently.
www.virtualbangladesh.com /bd_politics.html   (494 words)

  
 Bangladesh - Leftist Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The political left in Bangladesh, represented by a number of socialist and communist parties, has remained numerically small and divided by internal dissension.
During the 1980s, leftist parties were forced into supporting roles within alliances with the major opposition parties, although some created their own coalitions centered primarily on urban bases.
The Bangladesh Communist Party continued a generally pro-Soviet policy in the late 1980s, and it was part of the eight-party alliance headed by the Awami League.
countrystudies.us /bangladesh/99.htm   (425 words)

  
 Bomb rocks Bangladesh; six killed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thousands of panicked supporters of the Communist Party of Bangladesh poured into the streets and clashed with police after the explosion at Paltan Maidan, a huge meeting ground, police and witnesses said.
The bomb went off in the crowd, nearly 600 feet from the dais where communist leaders from 10 political groups were seated, Manzurul Ahsan Khan, president of the Communist Party of Bangladesh, told reporters.
Khan said dozens of party supporters were injured when police used batons and tear gas to disperse the panicked crowd after the blast.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2001-01-20-bangladesh.htm   (257 words)

  
 Bangladesh Party Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Opposing it were two centrist parties, the Awami League, led by Mujib's daughter, Hasina, and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, led by Khaleda Zia.
To the right was a group of parties, including Jamaat e Islami and the Muslim League, that called for an increased role for Islam in public life.
All of the minor political parties in Bangladesh clustered around the policies and the activities of these five main political forces.
www.country-studies.com /bangladesh/party-politics.html   (210 words)

  
 Political Affairs Magazine - Bangladesh Communists Criticize Boucher's Visit, US as an Enemy of Democracy
The CPB said that the main task of the CTG is to conduct a free, fair and neutral election within 3 months and then hand over power to the newly elected government.
The Communist Party leaders stated that by claiming “the country is now under a presidential form of government,” President Iajuddin Ahmed has not only ignored his other advisors, but also has violated the Constitution and breached his oath of office.
The CPB leaders demanded that the election be free from money and muscle power.  They said that this can be ensured by implementing the 53-point program contained in the Charter of Comprehensive Electoral Reform proposed by the Party.
politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/4424/1/222   (1141 words)

  
 Bangladesh: Communal Repression | International Humanist and Ethical Union
The largest political party of the country, the Bangladesh Awami League, which led the liberation war, has also become a victim of torture and as well as journalists, human rights activists, intellectuals, officers and employees of government, semi-government and other organizations believing in secular democracy are often persecuted.
Later that same month, Manik Saha, a noted journalist and BBC Correspondent, local leader of the Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), and a strong voice against fundamentalism and communalism was killed in a bomb blast.
The concerned citizens of Bangladesh must come out of their roles as silent spectators and take responsibility for removing the obstacles preventing the unity of pro-liberation forces.
www.iheu.org /node/1059   (943 words)

  
 One dead, 30 hurt in Bangladesh street clash: South Asia : Hindustan Times.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The clash began when a large procession of Jatiya Party supporters reached a downtown area where the Communist Party of Bangladesh was holding a rally, said a police officer, who cannot be named under official briefing rules.
The Jatiya Party, led by former military dictator Hossain Mohammad Ershad, was celebrating its 20th anniversary Sunday, while the communist party staged the rally to protest imperialism and price hikes, party sources said.
The Communist Party of Bangladesh said Jatiya Party activists attacked its rally, near its downtown office.
www.hindustantimes.com /2006/Jan/03/7598_1587522,000500020001.htm   (493 words)

  
 Bangladesh - Awami League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Awami League traces its descent from the party of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and in the late 1980s it continued to advocate many of the socialist policies of the early 1970s.
The Awami League has been the most outspoken of the opposition parties against the role of the military in government, and in the late 1980s it was doubtful whether military leaders would allow it to achieve a large degree of political influence without a direct military response.
In 1988 its student wing was the Bangladesh Chhatro League (Bangladesh Students League), and its workers' front was the Jatiyo Sramik League (National Workers' League).
countrystudies.us /bangladesh/97.htm   (342 words)

  
 Bangladesh: Political Party Flags
The flag of the Bangladesh Awami League shall be green in color in two-thirds on the right and red in one-third on the left.
The flag of Jatiyo Samajtantrik Dal, a political party in Bangladesh.
Founded on 26 December 1998 at the end of a Preparatory Conference held in Dhaka, the UPDF is a manifestation of the strong and serious reservations against the Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord of 2 December 1997.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/bd}.html   (323 words)

  
 Workers Party of Bangladesh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Workers Party of Bangladesh is a Communist party in Bangladesh.
It is the fraternal party of CPI(M) in the country.
WPB was founded in 1980 by the Bangladesh Communist Party (Leninist), Revolutionary Communist League, Majdur Party and another group.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Workers_Party_of_Bangladesh   (138 words)

  
 LEA: Bangladesh: 1991 Elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The AL's figure doesn't show the 37 seats for which the AL did not contest as they were allocated to its allies in the 8-party alliance.
It is statistically possible for a party to win a majority in parliament even if another party received a majority of the popular votes.
Interestingly, the four parties are extremely close in Rajshahi division.
dodgson.ucsd.edu /lij/lijdata/bangladesh/election91.html   (630 words)

  
 Local News on Bangladesh
CPB president Monjurul Ahsan Khan and general secretary Mujahidul Islam Selim in a statement yesterday declared the party's decision and urged all to observe the National Mourning Day in a befitting manner.
The CPB leaders termed Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib 'unparallelled leader' of country's independence movement and said the BNP-led government, formed with anti-liberation elements, was out to distort and disgrace the history of the War of Liberation.
She viewed that party's International Secretary and former state minister for foreign affairs, Abul Hasan Chowdhury's statement to the newspaper on the issue of meeting President Pervez Musharraf was unfair.
www.sdnbd.org /sdi/news/general-news/August/11-08-2002/Political.htm   (2063 words)

  
 Centre for Policy Dialogue Bangladesh: Clips from the Press
President of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA) Professor Moinul Islam said that the increased domestic borrowing is affecting the interest rate of the banks.
He also said the high return on the government saving instruments is responsible for higher lending rate, casting an adverse impact on the domestic industries.
He also criticised the frequent devaluation and said although the country is an import-oriented, it was confusing to judge as to why devaluation was made.
www.cpd-bangladesh.org /media/pol_press_4.html   (993 words)

  
 Bangladesh Information,Domain,Web Design,Hosting,E-Commerce Solutions all now in Banladesh.net
A number of welfare organisations in Bangladesh misuse tax-exemption facilities by operating profit-driven programmes that do not serve any socio-economic goal but encourage 'corruption-based activities', a Bangladesh Bank (BB) study found.
Jatiya Party (JP) enforces a dawn-to-dusk hartal in five districts of greater Rangpur today protesting the High Court verdict on Thursday that sentenced JP Chairman HM Ershad to two years' imprisonment in the Japanese boat purchase case.
Party leaders from the five districts -- Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Nilphamari and Rangpur -- were consulted before declaring the programme, our correspondent from Lalmonirhat reports.
www.bangladesh.net   (1029 words)

  
 AsiaMedia :: BANGLADESH: Hasina laments lack of press freedom
President of a faction of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury chaired the convention while its general secretary Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul conducted it.
Investigations of all the bomb attacks that had occurred during the AL regime of the immediate past were completed during her tenure as the prime minister, Hasina said.
Terming the 23-point programme of the 14-party opposition coalition as people oriented he urged the people to extend their all out support to the coalition.
www.asiamedia.ucla.edu /article-southasia.asp?parentid=35783   (773 words)

  
 3rd Anniversary of the Iraq War - CSP
As communist and workers' parties struggling for peace, social justice, progress and socialism, we support the legitimate right of the Iraqi people to resist occupation.
We demand the immediate withdrawal of all occupation forces as a prerequisite for a democratic and sovereign Iraq, legal action against the crimes of the invaders and full compensation for the damage they caused.
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www.chicagosocialistparty.com /politics/kkeiraq.html   (231 words)

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