Announcement on the occasion of the death of Comrade Farhad
(1957 – 2023)
The Central Committee of the C(M)PA with deep sorrow informs all cadres, members, supporters of the C(M)PA, other Afghan Maoists, and Maoist parties and organizations in other countries of the world of the news of the death of Comrade “Farhad”, a member of the second regional committee of the C(M)PA, that passed away due to a heart attack on Friday, January 27, 2023, at the age of 65.
Comrade “Farhad” was born in 1957 And by tolerating all the sufferings, hardness and difficulties completed the university with a bachelor's degree in 1980. During his studies, he joined the Shola-e Javid's defenders’ group.
Comrade “Farhad” started his struggles against the effete regime of the royal family in his youth, and after the disgraceful Saur coup of 1357 SH (April Coup, April 27–28, 1978) and following it on December 1979 with the naked Invasion of the Russian social-imperialist forces on Afghanistan and their occupation of the country, He rose up to serious opposition against 7th Saur coup plotters and continued their political, national-democratic and revolutionary activities.
Comrade Farhad was chased in 1981 and settled in his hometown which was under the control of Mujahideen parties and left the country in 1982 and fled to Iran. during his struggles was in close contact with one of his comrades at “The Revolutionary Union of Afghanistan Workers” and regularly cooperated with him.
After the occupation of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, by the imperialist occupiers led by the occupying US imperialism, he rose up against the unbridled imperialist occupiers and their puppet regime and began its regular struggles.
When the process of unification of the communist movement (Marxist-Leninist-Maoist) started in 2002, supported it, and after the approval of the program and constitution of the C(M)PA on May 1, 2004, confirmed it and accepted the membership of the party.
In 2008, he became a member of Regional Committee Number 15, and in 2009, he took responsibility for the Cultural Committee of Regional Committee Number 15 and advanced this position well since 2011. when the ideological-political struggle between the C(M)PA and the Revolutionary Communist Party of America (RCP) intensified in 2011, he firmly supported the position of the C(M)PA, and called the ‘‘Avakian's new syntheses’’ humanistic and revisionist and rejected it.
When the seminar of the party against the post-Marxist-Leninist-Maoist line proposed in the manifesto and constitution of the Revolutionary Communist Party of America was held in the region, Comrade Farhad along with other comrades of the regional committee took responsibility for the security of the seminar and until the end of the seminar, this duty carried out well.
In 2014, he could not participate in the second congress of the party due to his illness, but with his message, he fully supported the process of the second congress of the C(M)PA.
After the successful processing of the second All-party congress, comrade Farhad became a member of the regional committee number (02). He carried this responsibility well since 2019. when the issue of the Qatar peace process was raised in 2019, Comrade Farhad took a decisive and principled stance against the Taliban at the level of regional number two.
After Comrade Zia's death, he gave the youth fighting morale and always reminded them that the young generation should fill the empty places of the old comrades and advised the comrades that new blood should flow in the veins of the party.
He participated in the first anniversary of Comrade Zia's death, which was organized at the regional level, and wrote a poem about Comrade Zia under the title “You're gone and the grass went away from the spring field.” which is included in the Persian part of party's website and publications.
Comrade Farhad was a capable poet, critic, and pundit and a good writer for the party's publications. He discussed the issues of the day from an ideological-political point of view in every meeting.
Unfortunately, death did not allow this valuable comrade, and was taken from us at the age of 65 due to a heart attack on Friday, January 27, 2023.
Let's turn the sadness caused by the death of Comrade "Farhad" into a struggling force and keep his memory as a Maoist revolutionary alive and lasting.
May his memory be blessed and may his path be bright and red!
Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan
January 27, 2023
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