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LONG LIVE THE PROLETARIAN INTERNATIONALISM! – DOWN WITH IMPERIALISM, FASCISM AND ALL KINDS OF REACTION!
On the 40th anniversary of foundation we commemorate our founding leader İbrahim Kaypakkaya and our entire party martyr’s. Our martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for the revolution, have a great role in bringing our party to this current day. We will keep their memory alive by upholding our struggle.
Our party established a new epoch in terms of the revolution in Turkey when it was founded on 24th April 1972. As the suc-cessor of the TKP under the leadership of Mustafa Suphi, and through breaking our country’s pacifist and revisionist tradition our Party who continues the legacy of Mustafa Suphi affirmed to the universal scientific theory of MLM and was able to come to very significant conclusions regarding the reality of our country.
Comrade Kaypakkaya’s contribution in building our party’s theoretical views is indisputable. His views continue to enlighten our path. İbrahim Kaypakkaya’s analysis of the socio-economic structure of Turkey, and consequently the analysis of classes in Turkey, the first stage of revolution, the path to revolution, united front, national question, and analysis on Kemalism are evaluations that stili reserves its importance in directing political discussions of today.
Brothers and Sisters,
Our party TKP/ML’s struggle history of 40 years isfull of great lessons and experiences. When our party was founded, it was a young party. We iost our founding leader less than a year after our foundation. Follovving the first defeat, vvithout being able to carry out the expected breakthrough and it suffered important losses of povver. Our party, vvhich discarded into the sea of struggle with very limited powers, took a historic step forvvard with the first conference and made a majör breakthrough from re-gional activities to central activities. During this period, our party could not take the required leap forvvard due to the occurrence of various fractions and internal debates vvithin the party.
As many other revolutionary organisation, our party was caught unprepared by the 1980 military fascist junta.Our party faced its second defeat and İost a significant number of its mem-bers and cadres to the enemy’sprisons. With dozens of martyr’s, under the junta conditions, our party, who continuously persist-ed to the struggle, was one of the rare numbered parties who fought against the junta. Despite of the loss of dozens, our party never fail into pessimism or intimidation. The 1980 military fascist coup and the defeat of revolutionary movement of Turkey, began the revolutionary movement to seek new quests.
Unlike some elements vvhich aggregated around legal party approaches and legalism and liquidationism that surrounded the revolutionary movement, our party TKP/ML, with limited in povver, continued its path with maintaining MLM as a guide and believing the strategic and tactic struggle methods comrade Kaypakkaya set forth. İt came to this day vvithout svverving, deviat-ing from its way or confusing its path. Our party TKP/ML has ma tured with its 40 years of struggle. As a party, vvhich has strong experiences, and as being the party of nevv breakthroughs and changes, our party continues its path in the struggle for Demo-cratic People’s Revolution.
As the party of the vvorking class, by relying on the vvorker-peasant alliance, our party takes it as priority to ünite ali classes and ranks that are in favour of the revolution under the united front. İt also gave/gives importance to the friendship and com-mon work amongst the other forces of the revolutionary movement in Turkey, and has managed to gain an augustly place inside the revolutionary movement.
Comrades, Revolutionaries, Toilers,
The only povver to throw this bedraggled system and their imperialist masters into the trash of history in our country, is the povver of the vvorking class and its allies. No struggle will reach its real aim without the party of the vvorking class and vvithout creating correct leaderships. VVe can see this in a very recent ex-ample of the uprisings of Africa and the Middle East. We could clearly see hovv the ruling povvers İost their governments in Africa and the Middle East. Because communist parties didn’t lead the hundreds and thousands of masses who took on the streets, the degraded governments fell into the hands of the so called democrats and liberals, hovvever in reality the povver went back into the hands of the lackey’s of the imperialists.
Brothers and Sisters
In our country, our party’s leadership vvill create the real people’s povver. İt vvill be our party, which vvill solve the national question on a correct basis. İt vvill be the vvorkers in power who can truly end the exploitation of the vvorkers. The liberation of peasants, civil vvorkers, students and toilers from various beliefs, vvill happen with the Democratic People’s Revolution.
Lets turn the 40th foundation anniversary of our party into a nevv breakthrough. Let’s explain our party to the masses. Let’s take the place of the Communist Party within the class struggle to the masses. Let’s par-ticipate in the events organised for the 40th anniversary of our part.
We invite ali our party supporters, toiling people and revolutionary brothers and sisters to our central event on 19 may 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our party.
LONG LIVE THE 40TH YEAR OF FOUNDATION OF OUR PARTY TKP/ML!
OUR PARTY’S MARTYRS ARE IMMORTAL!
LONG LIVE THE NATIONS’ RIGHT TO SELF DETERMINATION!
LONG LIVE THE PROLETARIAN INTERNATIONALISM!
DOWN WITH IMPERIALISM, FASCISM AND ALL KINDS OF REACTION!