National Sections of the L5I:

Sudan

Support freedom for Southern Sudan and fight for workers' unity against imperialism

South Sudan began voting on Sunday in a referendum which will bring it independence from the Sudanese state. Legitimate grievances against the North’s under funding of the Southern region will likely lead to an overwhelming vote for independence. Read more...

No to UN intervention in Sudan

Rekha Khurana examines the origins of the conflict in Darfur and the international response Read more...

Sudan: no to a "humanitarian" invasion!

On 30 July the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution drafted by the United States threatening sanctions against Sudan if it does not disarm the janjeweed militia in the western Darfur region of the country. The resolution includes a provision permitting the “interruption” of economic, transport, communications or diplomatic measures.” – sanctions by any other name. Read more...

Sudan: government troops and militia out of Darfur!

Currently there is much human suffering in Darfur in western Sudan, including what is, in effect, ethnic cleansing. Well over a million people have been turned into desperate refugees by the Islamist regime in Khartoum, the country’s capital. The government has used bombers, helicopter gunships, paramilitaries from the regular armed forces and an estimated 20,000 janjaweed militia to terrorise the people of the region. Read more...