National Sections of the L5I:

Nepal

Maoists take power in Nepal

The victory of the Nepalese Maoists in the constituent assembly elections in April poses the fundamental question: reform or revolution? The country has been in a revolutionary situation since the overthrow of the monarchy in spring 2006. Now the Maoists can either go forward to socialism or end the revolutionary situation with a capitalist republic. Read more...

Nepalese Maoists join government

After 10 years of guerrilla struggle in the countryside, Nepal’s Maoist party has agreed to join the ruling government coalition of capitalist Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala. Read more...

Nepal: revolution stalled

On 2 June, tens of thousands of people attended a Maoist (CPN-ML) rally in the capital of Nepal Kathmandu. They were there to protest the stalling of the revolutionary movement that saw the ending of the King’s rule in April. Read more...

The revolution in Nepal has reached a critical moment

Statement of the International Secretariat, League for the Fifth International

In direct defiance of the King’s daytime curfew and a shoot-to-kill order, a tidal wave of workers, peasants and youth is flowing into the capital Kathmandu. Hundreds of thousands, many carrying the red flags of the Communist Party, are singing and chanting slogans for an end to the absolute monarchy of King Gyanendra, for a republic and an elected Constituent Assembly. Read more...

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