National Sections of the L5I:

Africa

Imperialist hypocrisy over Libya

THE IMPERIALIST powers were caught backing the ‘wrong side’ in the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions, notes Richard Brenner. Only when it became clear that Mubarak would fall, did they turn around and start to pose as apostles of democracy. Read more...

Should socialists support the Libyan revolution?

There has been a fierce debate on the international left about whether to support the rebels, defend Gaddafi or remain neutral. It has seen socialists end up on totally different sides of the revolutionary struggle. So what is causing the confusion? Read more...

The victory of the Libyan Revolution’s first phase

Gaddafi's army melted away as the rebels approached the capital, but what is next for the revolution? A statement by the League for the Fifth International Read more...

Famine in East Africa - a man-made disaster

A terrible famine is gripping East Africa, writes Rachel Brooks, but why is food so scarce? Read more...

Libya and the struggle against imperialism

The fighting in Libya continues to rage as the imperialists attempt to frustrate the revolution whilst isolating Gaddafi. Read more...

Uganda and the fight for gay rights

The struggle for gay rights in Uganda and across Africa has been hitting the headlines. Simon Hardy asks why is homophobia still such an issue today? Read more...

Battle for Libya rages on

The civil war in Libya has intensified, writes Simon Hardy, as both sides struggle for control of major cities and towns Read more...

Blood and tragedy on the Ivory Coast

As French helicopters fire on forces still loyal to Laurent Gbagbo and militia supporting his rival Alassane Ouattara take over the countries largest city, Joana Ramiro explores the political history Read more...