National Sections of the L5I:

Middle-East

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...

Turkey's offensive against Afrin - a risk too far?

The autonomous Kurdish region of Rojava in northern Syria is as much a thorn in the side of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government as the pro-Kurdish party, the HDP, in Turkey itself. 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...

Solidarity with the movement in Iran! No to imperialist interference!

"Bread, work, freedom!" Since December 28, a new movement of workers, the poor, the youth and impoverished sections of the petty bourgeoisie has been gathering in Iran against the dictatorship of the Read more...

President Trump's statement on the status of Jerusalem

In a perfunctory twelve minute speech, Donald Trump announced his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his intention to move the US embassy to the city. Read more...

Labour, anti-imperialism and the war in Yemen

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the UK’s support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has plunged the region’s poorest nation into a humanitarian crisis. Read more...