National Sections of the L5I:

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Vote Socialist - and organise to fight!

Sri Lanka is facing a steadily worsening economic situation. For years, governments have spent more than they raised. Read more...

Statement on the Sri Lanka bombings

Socialists everywhere should unconditionally condemn the recent bombings in Sri Lanka which, at the latest count, killed more than 200 entirely innocent people. Read more...

Sri Lanka: A Tale of Two Strikes

Much of the news the world hears from Sri Lanka centres on either the aftermath of the civil war against the Tamils or the rivalry between the imperialist powers expressed through the mainstream polit Read more...

Sri Lanka: crisis resolved, for now

Sri Lanka's constitutional crisis, during which there appeared to be two governments at one point and no government at all at another, has been resolved, at least formally. Read more...

Sri Lanka: President dissolves parliament

Late on the afternoon of Friday, November 9, Sri Lanka's President, Maithripala Sirisena of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, SLFP, announced that he was dissolving the country's parliament and calling a g 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...

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...

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