Declaration of the Left Worker-Communist Party of Iraq-LWPI Regarding the “Elections” of December 15, 2005
Amidst the current grim situation in Iraq, the bourgeois media is escalating its propaganda for the so-called governmental elections to be held on December 15, 2005.
Our party has previously condemned earlier elections and the so-called referendum on the reactionary Islamic “constitution”, and the whole process as hijacking of people’s will. These processes are conducted by the illegitimate authorities imposed by America. Our party has also considered this process as far from establishing a civil or a secular government. Rather, it aims to consolidate the alternative of the US by legitimizing its Islamic-nationalists and tribal collaborators’ presence in power.
Today, our party renews its condemning position to the so-called elections and work diligently to discredit it among the people. It endeavors to explain its real intentions which are diametrically opposed to the peoples’ interests. The persistence of the same political conditions, i.e. the absence of appropriate atmospheres for holding any elections with democratic and free standards, the increasing lack of normal conditions in the society especially security and safety, and the domination of the US-UK forces and the Islamic-nationalist militias, all gather to restore our position against this process as yet another exposed confiscation of the volition of millions in Iraq. The government, for which they are drumming up the “democratic” elections, is in fact the same Islamic and nationalist pro-US militias currently trying to force people to legitimize them through “elections”.
Our party calls for the people to refrain from participating in this sham and to denounce it as deep-routing of the Dark Scenario forces and its domination on the destiny of the society. These forces will topple all people’s aspirations for a secular government and a civil society based on equality, human rights, and the widest forms of individual and civil liberties. They will rather deepen sectarianism, inequality, and fragmentation of society by identifying citizens according to their religions, sects, genders, and ethnicities.
We call upon all egalitarian, freedom-loving, leftist, and secularist forces to condemn this act of forgery to the will of the people, who are longing for freedom and equality away from the terrorism and suppression of both the US and the Islamic and nationalists’ reactionary groups.
The Left Worker-Communist Party of Iraq — LWPI, Nov. 26