National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

Sri Lanka: President dissolves parliament

Late on the afternoon of Friday, November 9, Sri Lanka's President, Maithripala Sirisena of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, SLFP, announced that he was dissolving the country's parliament and calling a g Read more...

Pakistan: PTI-Government capitulates to reactionary pressure

At the end of October, Pakistan almost came to a standstill after several days of mobilisations, demonstrations and road blockades by Islamist forces led by Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan, TLP. Read more...

Bangladesh: Solidarity with student movement

One month ago, the state authorities in Bangladesh cracked down viciously on mass student protests in Dhaka, the country's capital. Read more...

Stormy times ahead in Pakistan

In the general election in Pakistan, held on July 25, the Pakistan Justice Movement, PTI, of Imran Khan, won 116 seats, with 16.8 million votes. Read more...

Pakistan: Tactics in the parliamentary election

The parliamentary elections in Pakistan on July 25th will take place against a background of political turmoil throughout the country. Read more...

Pakistan: Taliban attack Pashtun movement

The Pashtun Protection Movement, PTM, is already changing the political landscape in Pakistan. Read more...

Solidarity with the Pashtun Protection Movement

During Saturday April21, a number of democratic and socialist activists were arrested by the Punjabi Police in Lahore, amongst them Ali Wazir, Bilawal Mandokhel, Muzammil and Ismat Shahjahan, all of t Read more...

Pakistan: Tens of thousands at Pashtun defence meeting

A new mass movement is developing in Pakistan. On April 8, tens of thousands of supporters of the “Pashtun Protection Movement” gathered in Peshawar, the centre of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, KPK. Read more...