National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

Pakistan: Capitalist crisis and the working class

Since Imran Khan lost a parliamentary vote of confidence and Shahbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League (N) replaced him as prime minister, the political crisis wracking the country has taken even s Read more...

Sri Lanka: For a Constituent Assembly!

"Rajapaksa is sending his thugs to kill us", that was the one line message sent to the League by a supporter at the protest camp on Galle Face Green in Colombo on May 9. Read more...

Pakistan: Imran Khan forced out – the political crisis continues

Imran Khan's time as prime minister ended in the last moments of Saturday, 9th April, after weeks of political crisis and a power struggle between his PTI-led government and the opposition. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Rajapakse II imposes State of Emergency

Two days after he addressed the nation on TV to announce his latest promise to revive the economy, President Gotabaya Rajapakse has taken emergency powers to try to hold back the tide of protest threa Read more...

Women in Afghanistan: Resistance to Islamism and Imperialism

The defeat and ignominious withdrawal of the imperialist occupation forces in Afghanistan brought the Taliban back to power. Read more...

Pakistan: Gwadar's struggle against capitalist "development"

The port city of Gwadar in Balochistan is the starting point for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, CPEC, a key strategic link in Beijing's "Belt and Road Initiative". Read more...

Down with rape and torture! International solidarity with climate activists in Karachi!

The League for the Fifth International is deeply concerned over reports of the rape and torture of a climate activist on the night before the December 12 Climate March in Karachi. Read more...

India: Farmers' victory against Modi government

After a year of courageous struggle, Indian farmers have humbled India’s “strongman" Narendra Modi. Modi had to broadcast to the nation that he intended to repeal the neoliberal agricultural laws. Read more...

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