National Sections of the L5I:

Pakistan

Pakistan: Women organise union in the home-based industrial sector

Women workers are often the hardest hit by neo-liberal restructuring and capitalist crisis. Read more...

Pakistan: Workers force government retreat on privatisation

After eight days of all-out strike action, during which two workers were killed, another is still struggling for his life and dozens were seriously injured, the workers of Pakistan International Airli Read more...

Brutal Killings: Call for International Solidarity with the Pakistan Airlines Strikers

On Tuesday, February 2, two Pakistan International Airline workers were killed, and at least 28 others injured, when paramilitary security forces opened fire on them without warning near the main entr Read more...

Pakistan: Factory collapses near Lahore – 51 workers killed

Capitalism kills, in the literal sense of the word. On November 5, a factory in Sunder Estate near Lahore collapsed, leaving at least 51 dead and more than 100 injured. Read more...

Pakistan: Women workers organising to fight

All over the world, it is women who are suffering most both from the aftermath of the economic crisis and from the imperialists' “War on Terror”. Read more...

Pakistan: Caught in the crossfire of the new world (dis)order

On 17 March, Pakistan was again shaken by terrorist attacks. In Lahore, two Taliban suicide bombers left 15 dead. Read more...

Pakistan: Government exploits Taliban attack on children

The coldblooded killing of 142 people, including 132 children, at the Peshawar Army Public School was a sad day in the recent history of Pakistan, which has been a victim of the “War on Terror” for mo Read more...

Awami Workers Party Congress: Another step back

The Awami Workers Party’s held its first two-day congress on 27 and 28 September in Islamabad. It was preceded by a rally of slum dwellers, co-organised with the AWP branch in the city. Read more...