National Sections of the L5I:

Sri Lanka

Protests in Colombo to defend the Tamils

Demonstrations were held in Colombo earlier in September to protest the attacks on Media freedom by the Rajapakse government. Read more...

Plantation workers fight back in Sri Lanka

Image A strike by plantation workers was supported by comrades of the League for the Fifth International and the Socialist Plantation Workers union in a picket in the city of Ratnapura. Read more...

Trade unionists reveal truth about Sri Lankan camps

Denied access to clean water, forced to share scraps of clothing, with no sanitary facilities and facing starvation on a diet of less than 2 oz. of cereal a day. Read more...

In the north, genocide: in the south, hunger and repression

This statement was agreed by the International Secretariat and the Socialist Party of Sri Lanka. Read more...

Stop the genocidal “final offensive” against the Tamils

Statement by the League for the Fifth International 23 April 2009 Read more...

Stop the Genocide of the Tamils

The Sri Lankan Army has launched its “final assault” on the tiny 21 square kilometre area of land where some 100,000 Tamil civilians, plus the remaining fighters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), are besieged. The government of President Mahinda Rajapakse, dares to call this hell hole a “safe zone” and claims to be conducting a “rescue operation” to save the population, whom he describes as hostages of the Tigers. Read more...

Stop the genocidal “final offensive” against the Tamils

The Sri Lankan Army is poised for a final offensive, a genocidal onslaught against the last remaining Tamil enclave in the North East of the island. Read more...

Tamil Tigers face defeat as Sri Lankan army pursues bloody campaign against civilian population

As the Tamil Tigers face a historic defeat, Sean Ambler asks where now for the struggle for Tamil national liberation? Read more...

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