From DAZIBAO RED:
According to the bourgeois press in India, the Central Committee of the CPI (Maoist) has called on trade unions, progressive democratic forces and human rights organizations around the world to organize agitations for the release of a veteran Peruvian communist leader, the Dr. Abimael Guzmán. Reynoso aka Gonzalo.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, Comrade Abhay, spokesman for the CPI Central Committee (Maoist), said that Gonzalo, a veteran leader of the Peruvian Communist Party (PCP), was arrested 29 years ago by the purchasing government of Peru in collusion. with the US imperialists.
He was held in a high security prison, subjected to psychological torture for the past 29 years and denied medical treatment and other basic facilities. It is a well-known fact that Gonzalo opposed the imperialists, fought for the oppressed people of Peru and led Peru's revolutionary movement, he said.
The Maoist party paid rich tributes to former Central Committee member Purnendu Sheker Mukarji alias Akash da, who died on August 7 at the age of 75 due to illness in Kolkata. The party extended its condolences to Sheker's family and friends and pledged to carry forward his ideals, political and ideological path, Abhay said.