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South-Asia

Pakistan: Government exploits Taliban attack on children

The coldblooded killing of 142 people, including 132 children, at the Peshawar Army Public School was a sad day in the recent history of Pakistan, which has been a victim of the “War on Terror” for mo Read more...

Sri Lanka: Vote Left Front … and organise to fight!

Having first amended the constitution to allow himself a third term in office, in November, Mahinda Rajapaksa decided to hold a presidential election on January 8, two years before his current term ex Read more...

Awami Workers Party Congress: Another step back

The Awami Workers Party’s held its first two-day congress on 27 and 28 September in Islamabad. It was preceded by a rally of slum dwellers, co-organised with the AWP branch in the city. Read more...

Women: Organise self-defence against police brutality!

A video of a police sergeant brutally attacking a young woman in Ratnapura town has gone viral on social media in Sri Lanka. Read more...

Political turmoil in Pakistan and the crisis of bourgeois rule

Pakistan has reached another political impasse. Read more...

Protests against Buddhist attacks on Muslim communities

Colombo, June 18. Read more...

India: Can workers halt Modi’s offensive?

The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 336 out of 543 seats in the election to India's Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament), an increase of 195. Read more...