National Sections of the L5I:

Pakistan

Pakistan: Women health workers fight for their rights

Women health workers are protesting across the whole of Pakistan for their wages for the last four months. They often do not receive them and they are also demanding that their contracts be made permanent. Read more...

Karachi: no to sectarian violence

More than three hundred people were killed in Karachi massacres that started in the first week of July. Another wave of violence erupted at the end of month in what is becoming a regular feature on the Pakistani political landscape. Read more...

Pakistan gripped by strike wave

Shehzad Arshad, from the Revolutionary Socialist Movement of Pakistan, reports on a rising tide of struggle across the country Read more...

Pakistan: workers movement winning important victories

By the Editorial Board of Resistance Magazine Read more...

Pakistan International Airline workers strike enters its third day

Airline workers in Pakistan have taken militant action to defend their jobs which has sparked resistance across the country Read more...

Resistance to privatisation in Pakistan

Electricity workers across the country organised a protest on 13 October against the privatisation of public companies. There is growing anger about the constant price hikes of essential commodities coupled with growing unemployment and rising abject poverty. Read more...

Activists from Youth Relief Camp in Pakistan appeal for international solidarity

As the people of Pakistan face one of the gravest humanitarian crises in their history, grassroots activists, trade unionists, socialists and young people are taking matters into their own hands as the Pakistani government responds very slowly. And focuses their resources on securing infrastructure and maintaining civil order rather than saving lives. Read more...

Pakistan flood catastrophe - popular anger at leaders inaction

The flooding in Pakistan is still worsening. And already there is a huge humanitarian disaster for the nearly 20 million people displaced by the disaster. Read more...