National Sections of the L5I:

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Wickremesinghe targets students

Having replaced Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President, Ranil Wickremesinghe has unleashed a wave of repression against the mass movement that forced Rajapaksa from office. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Everything has changed, but nothing has changed!

Sri Lanka's huge protest movement has finally forced Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign. 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...

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...

Sri Lanka: Rajapakse's constitutional power grab

Today, September 22, President Gothabaya Rajapakse took full advantage of his victory in the August parliamentary elections to introduce sweeping constitutional reforms that will make that parliament Read more...

Sri Lanka: Sinhala chauvinists strengthen their grip

Sri Lanka's general election, held on August 5, gave a landslide victory to the Sri Lanka Freedom Alliance, the electoral bloc dominated by the President, Gotabhaya Rajapakse and his brother, Mahinda Read more...

Sri Lanka: No choice for the working class in the presidential election

Sri Lanka goes to the polls tomorrow, November 16, to elect a new president. Read more...

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...

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