INDIA - CPI (Maoist): Release Chairman Gonzalo

Bhadradri Kothagudem District, Chhattisgarh, August 19, 2021:

The CPI (Maoist) Central Committee has appealed to the trade unions, progressive-democratic forces and human rights organizations of the world to stage agitations for the release of Chairman Gonzalo, leader of the People's War in Peru and the proletarian world revolution.

In a statement released on Thursday, CPI (Maoist) Central Committee spokesperson Comrade Abhay said Gonzalo was arrested 29 years ago by the comprador government of Peru in collusion with American imperialist.

He was kept in a high security prison, subjected to psychological torture for the last 29 years and denied medical treatment and other basic facilities to him. It was a well known fact that Gonzalo stood against the imperialists, fought for the oppressed people of Peru and led the revolutionary movement of Peru, he said.