Thursday, November 5, 2009

Eyewitness report on revolution in Nepal Thurs 19 Nov

Eyewitness report on
Revolution in Nepal

Guest speaker:
Ben Peterson
Green Left Weekly correspondent who spent 4 months in Nepal in 2009

6.30pm, Thurs 19 November
Perth Activist Centre, 15 / 5 Aberdeen St, East Perth

Since the 2006 overthrow of the Nepalese monarchy, a struggle has ensued over the heart and soul of the new Nepal. The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) held governmental power for nine months but – having been unconstitutionally forced out of office by pro-status quo forces – are regrouping for another progressive advance. This forum will discuss the dynamics and contours of a revolution in motion.