National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

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...

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...

Solidarity with student struggles in India

Revolution, the international Communist youth organisation, declares its complete solidarity with students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), against the arrest of JNU Student Union President Kanha 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...

Sri Lanka: US-backed government takes office

After three weeks of public manoeuvring and who knows what private deals, Sri Lanka now has a new government. Read more...

Sri Lanka Elections: No party worthy of a vote

On August 17, Sri Lanka goes to the polls in the first parliamentary election since the former President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, was defeated in the Presidential election last January. Read more...