Communist Party of Iran (Marxist–Leninist–Maoist)

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Communist Party of Iran (Marxist–Leninist–Maoist)
حزب کمونیست ایران (مارکسیست-لنینیست-مائوئیست)
Founded 2001; 16 years ago (2001)
Preceded by Union of Iranian Communists (Sarbedaran)
Ideology Communism
New Synthesis
Political position Far-left

The Communist Party of Iran (Marxist–Leninist–Maoist), Persian: حزب کمونیست ایران (مارکسیست-لنینیست-مائوئیست)‎‎, is an Iranian communist party working in opposition to the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The party is a descendant of the Maoist Sarbedaran. CPI (MLM) views Islam as a "feudal bourgeois ideology" that is "terrified of criticism and innovation and anything that would shake-up sterile, stupid and frozen thinking." It describes Muhammad's rule of parts of Arabia as "an ugly society".[1]

The party is continuation of Sarbedaran Movement and the Union of Iranian Communists (Sarbedaran). CPI (MLM) believes that Iran is a 'semifeudal-semicolonial' country and is trying to launch 'People's war' in Iran.

CPI (MLM) have published several books and it is publishing some regular magazines such as Haghighat (حقیقت, Persian for 'Truth') and Jahani Baraye Fath (جهانی برای فتح, a Persian translation of the RIM publication 'A world to win'). The party also participates in different demonstrations abroad.

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