National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

India and Pakistan: The Tragedy of Partition

On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru addressed India’s Constituent Assembly in words that have become famous: “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem o Read more...

Pakistan: Victory for Young Doctors' Association strike

After two weeks of determined strike action, the Punjab Government has conceded the demands of the Young Doctors' Association. Read more...

Pakistan: Prime Minister disqualified by Supreme Court

On 28 July, the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, both as Prime Minister and as a member of parliament “for being dishonest” and ordered all materials gathered a Read more...

Pakistan: tensions revealed over state sponsored terrorism

On October 6, Dawn, one of Pakistan’s biggest English language newspapers, ran a story that has thrown the leaders of both the civilian government and the military into turmoil ever since. Read more...

Pakistan: Student campaigner lynched

On April 13, Pakistan saw yet another incident that illustrates the deep rooted crisis within society. Read more...

India: 13 union leaders sentenced to life

In a blatant attack on trade unionism, a court in India has sentenced 13 workers, including all 12 members of the Executive Committee of the Maruti-Suzuki Workers' Union, to life imprisonment. Read more...

Trade Unions in Pakistan

This resolution provides an analysis of the labour movement organisations in Pakistan and sets out a strategy for militants. Read more...

Pakistan: Social media activists free

The reappearance of four social media bloggers, who were abducted on January 17 (see http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/free-all-activists-%E2%80%93-p... Read more...