Comrade Kishenji, a leader of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), was gunned down by police on Nov. 24, 2011. Despite heavy state repression, thousands turned out for a memorial Nov 27 in his hometown Peddapalli in Andhra Pradesh.
The Communist Party of the Philippines today announced the passing of an icon of the Philippine revolution, Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal. According to the announcement made by the CPP, he died in a guerilla zone in June 22, 2011 due to a heart attack. According to the statement, the belated announcement was due to difficulties in first informing his next of kin who were in highly militarized areas.
People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), armed wing of the Communist Party of India (Maoist)