National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

Pakistan: Students released as protests spread

After six days in prison, 180 of the students arrested at the Punjab University in Lahore on January 23 have been released. Read more...

Pakistan: Free Ahmad Azad! Free all Baloch and Pashtun students!

Free Ahmad Azad! Free all Baloch and Pashtun students! Read more...

Pakistan: Army strengthens its position

The last weekend in November was a nightmare for the people of Pakistan. Read more...

Pakistan: For a United Front against Clerical Fascism and Dictatorship

Pakistan: For a United Front ! Read more...

Pakistan: No support for religious reactionaries or state repression!

On November 25, the Pakistan government called for the suppression of the growing wave of so-called anti-blasphemy protests organised by the Sunni Islamist party “Tehreek e Labaik Ya Rasool Allah”. Read more...

India and Pakistan: The Tragedy of Partition

On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru addressed India’s Constituent Assembly in words that have become famous: “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem o Read more...

Pakistan: Victory for Young Doctors' Association strike

After two weeks of determined strike action, the Punjab Government has conceded the demands of the Young Doctors' Association. Read more...

Pakistan: Prime Minister disqualified by Supreme Court

On 28 July, the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, both as Prime Minister and as a member of parliament “for being dishonest” and ordered all materials gathered a Read more...