ARMY ORDINATION AND BASIC PRINCIPLES
TIKKO'S QUALITY AND PURPOSE
1-TIKKO is a political military force consisting of anti-fascist, anti-imperialist and anti-feudal fighters under the leadership of TKP-ML.
2-TIKKO accepts the leadership of TKP-ML unconditionally and acts accordingly.
3- TIKKO removes the obstacles in front of the DHD by forming guerrilla units and developing from guerrilla units, battalions, regiments, regiments to regular armies, breaking the fascist state of the Comprador Bourgeoisie and Great Landlords through the strategy of long-term people's war developing from the countryside to the cities. It protects and defends the Democratic People's Power and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat against all internal and external attacks.
4-TIKKO acts on the principle that politics command weapons.
5- TIKKO considers it among its basic duties to make propaganda to the people, organize, mobilize the masses, arm them, turn them into a revolutionary force with the awareness of being a political military organization, not just military.
6-TIKKO is a war organization based on voluntary unity. It implements the conscious discipline of the proletariat, which is valid for all members according to the principles of democratic-centralism.
7-TIKKO acts on the principle of "trust in your own power" in its struggle and bases on relying on the people. TIKKO meticulously refuses to fall into a parasitic position that lives off the back of society, is disconnected from production, and is a mere consumer. It accepts production when the conditions allow, as its basic principle.
8-TIKKO aims to train the individuals it organizes in its ranks on the basis of the Communist Party's ideological-political line, transforming them and winning them into the ranks of communism.
9-TIKKO adopts the principle that not the technique but the human factor determines the war.
TKP-ML TIKKO RELATIONSHIP
1-TIKKO is politically and ideologically directed and directed by the Military Commission of TKP-ML MK.
2-General Command of the Army is directly attached to the Military Commission.
3- Army ranks under the General Command maintain their relations with the Regional Party organizations through party organs and party representatives within the army.
4-TKP-ML is represented within the Army ranks through its Political Commissars.
TIKKO'S ORGANIZATION PRINCIPLES
a-All administrative units and ranks of the army are determined by the method of appointment from top to bottom. Organizing is done from top to bottom. Centralism is at the forefront.
b- One discipline is valid for the army. According to this:
1-Individuals are subordinated to the Army, 2-Minority to the majority, 3-Lower levels to upper levels, 4-The entire army to the General Command, 5-The General Command Party.
c-These general disciplinary principles of democratic centralism are handled within the Party-Army dialectical integrity and together with the following principles that ensure the Party's leadership function, since TIKKO is a Party organization:
1- Party members in the army are organized as Party organs according to the units.
2-The hierarchical organization of the Party members in the Army rises in parallel with the hierarchical organization of the Army organization and is attached to the Military Commission at the top.
3-Since the Party members in the army have dual functions, they are under the initiative of the commanders in terms of their military functions, while they are under the initiative of the Political Commissars in terms of their political functions.
4-If the Party organ does not exist, the Political Commissar has the right to suspend and postpone the practices contrary to the Party policy in his union and to suspend the powers of the commanders who do not comply with them. If the Political Commissar does the same things, the Party organ has the same rights as against the Political Commissar.
DUTY AND JURISDICTIONS OF THE MILITARY COMMISSION
The Military Commission is the competent body of TKP-ML that leads TIKKO ideologically, politically and organizationally.
1- The Military Commission organizes the Party members within TIKKO through its Political Commissioners.
2- The Military Commission, through the party organs in the Army, trains the army in line with the Party program, and fulfills the task of leading and directing.
3- The Military Commission presents a perspective to the General Command, which is the administrative body of the Army, in line with the CC decisions, depending on the evolving course of struggle.
4- Members of TIKKO General Command are appointed by the TKP-ML Military Commission.
5- The EC organizes the provision of technical equipment and other logistical needs that the army cannot provide.
6- The EC has the authority to publish on behalf of the army, publish statements, make public statements, and negotiate with other organizations.
EXECUTIVE COMMANDS AT TIKKO
a-TIKKO General Command.
b-TIKKO Regional Commands.
Although members of these governing bodies are competent in the military field, they must be party members.
DUTIES AND POWERS OF TIKKO GENERAL COMMAND
1-General Command determines the general course of action and tactics of the armed forces in line with the perspective presented by the Military Commission.
2-The General Command informs the commanders under it, the course of action and the tactics it has determined.
3-General Command is responsible for forming the army organization from top to bottom. Creates custom task cells deemed necessary.
4-It regulates the technical equipment and other logistics needs of the army.
5-They are obliged to prepare a training plan for the military training of army forces.
DUTIES AND POWERS OF TIKKO REGIONAL COMMANDS
1-Regional Command is responsible for implementing the decisions taken by the General Command in a creative manner in its region.
2- The zone command is obliged to enforce the determined course of action and tactics to the commanders under it.
3-Regional Command is responsible for organizing sub-army units.
4-The Regional Command determines and enforces military rules in accordance with the specificities of the region, apart from the general military rules suitable for the regional structure.
SUB-COMMANDS AT TIKKO
Members of this body do not have to be Party members. All organs consist of at least 3 persons
COMMANDER PROMOTIONS AT TIKKO
The basic criteria determining the promotion of TIKKO commanders are the political-ideological-military developments and the concrete needs of the organization.
COMMAND SYSTEM AT TIKKO
While TIKKO is implementing the People's War strategy:
1-In the first stage of the people's war strategy (strategic defense), a decentralized command system is essential.
2-The centralist command system is essential in the second and third stages of the people's war strategy (strategic balance, strategic attack).
FINANCIAL RESOURCES OF TIKKO
1- TIKKO adopts the principle of trusting the public in terms of financial needs. The income obtained from the financial resources of the enemy forces in various ways is also the financial resource of TIKKO.
2- The budget of TIKKO is under Party control.
MEMBERSHIP IN TIKKO
Regardless of nationality, language, religion, sect and gender,
1-Accepting TIKKO regulation,
2-Who wants to fight against the state,
3-Age and health is suitable
4-Anyone who recognizes the discipline of the army and abides by the organization's confidentiality rules can become a member of TIKKO.
DUTIES OF TIKKO MEMBERS
1-To be responsible to the people, the Party and the Army, to train himself on military and political issues,
2-To comply with the discipline of the organization, to fulfill orders and instructions, to work without objection, to take an active role in implementation.
3-To protect the values of the people, the Party and the Army, and to avoid any sacrifice for this.
4- Living in accordance with revolutionary moral rules.
5- To be relentless against all behaviors that disrupt the unity and integrity.
6-To be honest and sincere towards his comrades, to grasp the constructive, developing and transformative power of criticism-self-criticism weapon, to be constructive rather than destructive in criticism.
RIGHTS OF TIKKO MEMBERS
1-Every TIKKO member has equal rights against TIKKO regulations.
2- Each TIKKO member can express his / her opinion, make suggestions and criticisms on all matters concerning the general line of the organization.
3-Each TIKKO member can recommend himself / herself to the command level.
4-Each TIKKO member can apply to a higher level in writing or verbally about the problem that he cannot solve in his unit.
5-If every TIKKO member finds the disciplinary penalties unjustified, he can appeal to a superior.
6-Every TIKKO member can attend the trial meetings regarding him / her if there is no situation that endangers the security.
7- Every warrior can request a meeting of criticism-self-criticism from the officer of the unit, those responsible fulfill this request if the military situation is suitable.
8- Every warrior and commander who wants to leave TIKKO membership must inform the command he is affiliated to in advance and wait for the decision to be taken.
RELATIONS BETWEEN COMMANDS IN TIKKO
1-All orders and instructions from the top are applied without changing.
2-In TIKKO, all commands are formed by assignments from top to bottom.
3-All commanders are obliged to submit the formation of sub-commands to the upper command's approval.
4-The commander of each command level is a member of a higher level.
5-In TIKKO, each command level makes the rating of the commands under its command. It presents this to the top.
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OPERATION IN TIKKO COMMANDS
1- Executive Commands meet at least every 6 months.
2- Command; It consists of the Commander, Political Commissar and Deputy Commander. The command level is; It consists of the Commander, Commissioner and Deputy Commander. The command level carries out its duty between two meetings in the light of the decisions taken by the Command.
3- Every commander has the right to call the command he is a member of to a meeting.
4- Each body is obliged to regularly submit the meeting reports to its lower and higher organs.
5- If there are no conditions for obtaining the will of the organ for meeting calls made outside of the normal meeting time, the commander gives a written acceptance or rejection reply to the member making the call on behalf of the organ together with its justifications.
6- The commander, who does not attend two meetings in a row, except the obligation, is banned from the command.
7- Decisions regarding the general course of action and war are taken by the Command's majority vote. The commander is obliged to implement the decision. Decisions are implemented in the field of action, taking into account the flexibility principle in the plan. However, in sudden situations where the gathering of the organ is not possible due to objective reasons, the Commander has full authority in the direction and administration of the unit.
8- It is the Commander of the said organ who makes the command organs perform their organic function.
9- Commands have to report to the higher command every two months.
COMMANDER-POLITICAL COMMISSIONER RELATIONSHIP IN TIKKO
1- Decisions are taken with the common will of the command level. In addition to making joint decisions in planning and implementation, the first degree commander is authorized.
2- Commander has the authority to take an independent attitude in specific and sudden situations with its military aspect.
3- The command is obliged to train successor commanders, to empower them, to carry out the military training of the forces under their responsibility, to organize their daily life and course of action according to the rules of war.
4- The Political Commissar is the Party representative and political director within the Army command ranks. It is mainly obliged to ensure that the army units act under the direction of the Party, in line with the Party's political line and tactics.
5- The Commander and the Political Commissioner are responsible for forming a unit that manages the military training and political training of the troops. They are both militarily, politically, spiritually, economically and in all respects responsible for their union. The commander and the political commissar both lead their troops or detachments in battle.
DISCIPLINE AT TIKKO
1-Military discipline applies to everyone admitted to the army.
2- Discipline in the army is applied and enforced by the command and commander assigned from top to bottom.
3-Disciplinary flexibility or rigidity in each specific situation is under the initiative of the command level.
THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN TIKKO - THE REASONS AND PENALTY
Grounds for jurisdiction:
1-Those who break the unity of the army
2-Those who do not obey command-command
3-Those who damage the property of the army and the people
4-Those who behave in endangering the army
5-Those who use the military's facilities for their own personal gain
6-Those who use violence against comrades and people
7-Those who decipher the general secrets of the army and military information
8-Those who disrupt the collective life and cause unrest
9-Those who act contrary to revolutionary moral rules
10-Those who humiliate the army in the eyes of the people
11-Those who do not act befitting a revolutionary in the face of the enemy
12-Those who cause the military property to fall into the hands of the enemy and those who are negligent in this regard
13-Those who behave causing injury and death of their comrades
14-Those who have conditions to buy military equipment from the enemy but do not
15-Embezzlement of materials captured by the enemy
16-Those who lay down their weapons in conflict
17-Those who left their injured comrades despite the conditions of taking them in conflict
18-Those who escape,
19-Those who mistreat prisoners
20-Those detected to have enemy infiltration
Those who are held responsible and tried for these and similar acts and commit the above-mentioned crimes, taking into account the objective and subjective conditions, the following penalties are applied.
- Ban from some factors of collective life
Party members are tried in Party organs, and army members in army organs. The trial is made at the command level to which the person is affiliated. It is imperative to take the defense of the accused.
In the trial, the favorable and unfavorable conditions that push the accused to crime are taken into consideration.
No arrest can be made except in situations that endanger security.
Severe penalties such as expulsion and death become official with the approval of two fully-fledged party bodies, most of which do not consist of the same members. In such penalties, the accused has the right to object to the highest body. In cases where the approval of the higher body is not received, the responsibility belongs to the decision-making command level.
It is forbidden to use beatings, swearing and insults as a criminal method.
The Regional Commands determine the way of action of the guerrilla units and the rules to be followed in accordance with the characteristics of the regions they are responsible for, and these are the rules that TIKKO members must obey.
Communist, issue 46, July 2003