National Sections of the L5I:

Syria

Assad to repossess Syria’s graveyards

THE SYRIAN regime is undertaking a thinly-veiled legal manoeuvre to punish the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war, and entrench the postwar sectarian redivision of Syria by repossessing Read more...

The US, British and French airstrike on Syria

US, British and French aircraft have attacked three Syrian army targets. They claim that these were related to the chemical arms programme of the country. Read more...

Turkey conquers Afrin: Counterrevolution on the rise

On March 18, the Turkish army and units of the Free Syrian Army, FSA, under the direction of the Turkish government, moved into the centre of Afrin; less than two months after launching their attack o Read more...

Statement on Eastern Ghouta

The slaughter of civilians continued as the United Nations Security Council finally passed the resolution proposed by Kuwait and Sweden, calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta. Read more...

Condemn Assad and Putin’s war crimes in Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that Bashar al-Assad’s warplanes, artillery and barrel bombing helicopters have launched a major assault on the last extensive rebel-held region of Idli Read more...

Hands off Afrin! Solidarity with the Kurds!

"Operation Olive Branch", the Turkish incursion into the Kurdish held territory of Afrin, has been running since January 20th. Read more...

Syrian missile attack: Trump plays with fire

The US attack on a Syrian airbase near Homs marked a dangerous and dramatic escalation of the conflict in that country. Read more...

Resolution on Syria

The relentless bombardment and starvation of the civilian population of eastern Aleppo by the forces of Bashar al Assad, Russia, Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah, rightly aroused public revulsion, espe Read more...