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The Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan (Kurdish: كۆمه‌ڵه‌ی شۆڕشگێڕی زه‌حمه‌تكێشانی كوردستانی ئێران‎, romanized: Komełey Şorrişgêrrî Zehmetkêşanî Kurdistanî Êran, lit. 'Revolutionary Workers' Society of Iranian Kurdistan'), commonly shortened to Komalah (Kurdish: Komełe‎; Persian: کومله‎), is an armed communist ethnic party of Kurds in Iran.[2] the group is currently exiled in northern Iraq.[1] Komalah has been engaged in guerrilla warfare against the Iranian government, notably during the 1979 Kurdish rebellion and the Iran–Iraq War. It was also involved in armed activity against the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (KDPI) from 1984 to 1991.

Komala

Komełey Şorrişgêrrî Zehmetkêşanî Kurdistanî Êran (KŞZK)
LeaderAbdullah Mohtadi[1]
Founded1969; 50 years ago (1969)[1]
HeadquartersSulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region
IdeologyKurdish nationalism
Communism
Maoism[1]
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationCongress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran
International affiliationSocialist International (Observer)
Progressive Alliance
UNPO
Colors     Red
Party flag
Flag of Komala.png
Website
Komala

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Rodi Hevian (Summer 2013). "THE MAIN KURDISH POLITICAL PARTIES IN IRAN, IRAQ, SYRIA, AND TURKEY: A RESEARCH GUIDE". Middle East Review of International Affairs. Herzliya, Israel: Rubin Center for Research in International Affairs. 17 (2).
  2. ^ http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/ce3ea0dd-11a3-479b-af20-9dc796289e96