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Unity and steadfastness: Over 70,000 rally in Gaza for PFLP 42nd anniversary

The following article is from the website of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a Marxist-Leninist organization that has now been waging armed struggle against Imperialism, Zionism, and Arab reaction, and for socialism and national liberation, for 42 years. They fight for a singular, secular Palestinian state in all of historic Palestine. The PFLP’s General Secretary, Ahmad Sa’adat, is currently imprisoned by Israel. Please see also the PFLP’s 42nd anniversary statement, “Time for a new political era of resistance and national liberation” and the statement of solidarity to the PFLP on their 42nd anniversary from the Freedom Road Socialist Organization.


Unity and steadfastness: Over 70,000 rally in Gaza for PFLP 42nd anniversary

Over 70,000 cadres, members and supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the people of the Gaza Strip, converged on Palestine Stadium for the 42nd anniversary rally of the PFLP on December 12, 2009, spilling into the surrounding streets and carrying Palestinian flags, PFLP banners and posters of the Front’s martyrs and leaders.

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PFLP General Secretary Ahmad Sa’adat: Turn Gaza into a graveyard for the occupation soldiers

The following is from the website of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine:

ahmad-saadat_0Comrade Ahmad Sa’adat, the imprisoned General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, issued a statement from his prison cell on January 5, 2009, calling for Gaza to be turned into a graveyard for the occupiers and for the Palestinian resistance to unite and strike the occupation everywhere they can in order to defeat the enemy.

General Secretary Sa’adat also called upon the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank to immediately release its political prisoners and for PA President Mahmoud Abbas to make clear where he stands – on the side of the resistance, or on the side of the enemy. The General Secretary’s call was widely distributed by Arab media.

Aziz Dweik of Hamas and Marwan Barghouthi of Fateh, Palestinian national leaders also imprisoned by Israel, also issued statements echoing Comrade Sa’adat’s sentiments, calling for national unity and resistance to the occupier.

A statement from Palestinian political prisoners inside Israeli jails was issued last night, signed to by all national and Islamic forces, calling for steadfastness in front of the Israeli crimes and massacres in Gaza and for unity in the battlefield in the struggle.

7th Anniversary of PFLP Leader Abu Ali Mustafa’s Martyrdom

The following article is from the website of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a Marxist-Leninist organization that has been waging armed struggle for national liberation and socialism against U.S.-Israeli occupation for 40 years.

7th anniversary of Abu Ali Mustafa launched in Arraba, Jenin

PFLP poster of Abu Ali Mustafa

PFLP poster of Abu Ali Mustafa

In Arraba, Jenin, Abu Ali Mustafa’s village, a mass rally took place on August 23, 2008, in the courtyard of Abu Ali Mustafa Secondary School, launching the series of events marking the seventh anniversary of Comrade Leader Abu Ali Mustafa’s martyrdom. Abu Ali Mustafa, then the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was assassinated on August 27, 2001, by an Israeli missile fired from an attack helicopter as he worked in his office in Ramallah.

The event took place with the participation of hundreds of students and villagers. Comrade Nasser Abu Aziz, member of the Central Committee of the PFLP, delivered the keynote speech on behalf of the PFLP, stressing upon the principles of Abu Ali Mustafa, which called for the continuation of struggle under any circumstances for the liberation of Palestine, and upholding the Palestinian national principles of the right of return and self-determination. Comrade Abu Aziz stressed calling upon Hamas and Fateh to uphold one constant at this moment, to respect and to end the spilling of Palestinian blood by other Palestinians in internal conflicts.

The Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees participated in organizing the event and distributed a statement marking the anniversary, as well as the Palestinian Student Action Front, who distributed 150 awards for students. The students also performed debkeh, a musical march and other cultural performances. Continue reading