National Sections of the L5I:

Pakistan

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...

Free all activists – Pakistan’s war against civil society

Since January 4, five well known bloggers and social media activists have gone missing in Pakistan. Read more...

Trade Unions are not obsolete, the problem is the way they are led

On 23rd September, the professor and well known Awami Workers' Party leader, Aasim Sajjad, published an article in Dawn under the headline “Labour in our time”. Read more...

Pakistan: Sharif turns against refugees

When the international media talk about “the refugee crisis” they generally mean the situation in Europe, ignoring the plight of millions across a vast area stretching from the Atlantic to the Himalay Read more...

Quetta bombing aimed at Baluchistan nationalist movement

On August 8, a suicide bombing killed at least 110 and injured a further 200 at a state-run hospital in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan. Read more...

巴基斯坦家庭工业部门的妇女正在组织工会 原文

在资本主义经济危机和新自由主义结构改革中妇女往往是首当其冲、受害最深的群体。在巴基斯坦,妇女的就业基本被局限在“非正式”的行业中。这些行业很庞大,它遍布城市和乡镇,雇佣了大约6500万工人,约占全国劳动力总数的四分之三。

在这些行业里工作的工人,不管是男是女,都享受不到国家劳动法规的保障。没有社会保障和医疗保险,也没有养老金和带薪休假的福利,大多数人领到的工资要少于国家规定的最低工资。 Read more...

Pakistan: Army takes advantage of Lahore bombing

The suicide attack in Gulshan Park, Lahore, on Easter Sunday, killed 74 people of whom 29 were children and nine women. More than 370 were injured in the attack. Read more...