|Split from||Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan|
Komala or Komalah (Kurdish: کۆمەڵە) is a Kurdish political party in Iran (see Iranian Kurdistan). The word Komele in Kurdish is derived from Komel (Society) and means "association". Komala is the Kurdish branch of the Communist Party of Iran.
In 1967, Komala was founded and struggled against the government and policies of Shah for twelve years until 1979. In 1983 Komala formed a political organization with other Iranian Marxist and socialist groups called the Communist Party of Iran.
- The Kurdish nationalist movement: opportunity, mobilization, and identity, by David Romano, p.224/5.
- Komele, Dicts.info.
- Entessar, Nader. Kurdish Politics in the Middle East. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010. p. 50
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- IRAN'S NEW REGIME: HOSTILE TO ITS PEOPLE, INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE WORLD (INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM “ Which way is Iran going? ”) Kurdish Institute of Paris, 16 June 2006
- Komala's Official site
- Komala's Political Program
- Komala's Tactic and Political Struggle
- Komala's Organizing Elements and Komala's Formation Chart