The Marxist/Radical Muslim alliance is a world wide phenomonon.
From Indian blog Naxal Terror Watch
New Delhi, Sept. 1: In a significant move, which could have serious consequences, the dreaded and banned outfit, CPI(Maoists) has decided to join the ongoing violent agitation for “Azad Kashmir.” In a document released by the CPI(Maoist) on Monday, the outfit exhorted its fighters from, People Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) to move towards the valley to join the “movement.” The Maoists feel that with the agitation taking an anti-national stance, the time was ripe for their guerrillas to move in.
The document, in possession of this newspaper, states: “The Central Committee of the CPI(Maoist) calls upon its party members and the PLGA fighters to mobilise in support of the Kashmiri people’s struggle for “azadi (freedom.)” It can be mentioned that the Maoists, virtually controlling the remote areas in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa have been looking for an opportunity to make in roads into the other parts of the country. The Maoists (being called Naxalites) had also moved into Nandigram and extended support to the violent agitation, which was spearheaded by the Trinamul Congress leader, Ms Mamata Banerjee.
The Maoists, who had been extending “support” to all the separatist movements in northeast, tried to sound different in Kashmir. The document released by the Maoists read: “The people of Kashmir should come up with the slogan: “Neither India nor Pakistan, but a sovereign independent Kashmir.” Sources disclosed that the slogan was merely an “ideological stance”, while the main motive was to make inroads into the valley.
2 thoughts on “Maoist/Muslim Alliance in Kashmir”
Makes also one wonders if British Imperialism would have allowed India to be a bit better off and transform the entire sub-continent into just a bigger Hong Kong.
I have seen pro-Kashmir groups even mention the alliance of these Indian Maoists/Naxalites moving onto Kashmir not just supporting “Islamic” groups affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood but also Kashmir independence groups.
The Indian government has also often accused Pakistan of allegedly being behind these “Islamic” groups but I think the Pakistani intelligence agencies might have been penetrated, along with even Indian intelligence circles. The Indian Congress movement, which currently rules India is ironically facing the threat of being toppled by these groups.
Ironic of how the Ghandi Family once used these tactics against the British Empire, now to find themselves under the barrel of the gun of the same brand of radicalism. I think non-violence actions can only bring you so far. And these Indian Maoists/Naxalites know that violence works, that is the message.