National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

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...

Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Emergency

The State of Emergency declared by the government of Ranil Wickremasinghe on March 6, initially for 7 days, was finally lifted on March 18. Read more...

State of Emergency in Sri Lanka

The declaration of a State of Emergency by the government of Ranil Wickremasinghe and Maithripala Sirisena is further evidence, if more were required, that theirs is a government that cannot resolve S Read more...

Pakistan: Islamabad sit-in sparks new movement

The first 10 days of February marked the beginning of a new movement of the oppressed in Pakistan. Read more...

Pakistan: Students released as protests spread

After six days in prison, 180 of the students arrested at the Punjab University in Lahore on January 23 have been released. Read more...