National Sections of the L5I:

Liberation

Freedom for Carles Puigdemont. No Extradition to the Spanish State

Carles Puigdemont, the democratically elected president of Catalonia was arrested in Germany  on 25 March. Read more...

Marielle lives on amongst us!

On the evening of March 14, Marielle Franco (38), a city councillor from the Maré favela in Rio de Janeiro, was shot dead in her car in the street. Her driver died with her in a hail of bullets. 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...

Statement on Eastern Ghouta

The slaughter of civilians continued as the United Nations Security Council finally passed the resolution proposed by Kuwait and Sweden, calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta. 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...

Condemn Assad and Putin’s war crimes in Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that Bashar al-Assad’s warplanes, artillery and barrel bombing helicopters have launched a major assault on the last extensive rebel-held region of Idli Read more...