National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

Pakistan: Courageous sit ins by young nurses win regularisation

In March, nurses employed on a day to day, “ad hoc” basis, held protests at the sacking of 2,800 nurses, demanding their reinstatement, an end to insecure employment and for permanent jobs. Read more...

Pakistan: the “Long March” is back on its way to Islamabad

Lift the blockade on the Long March from Balochistan to Islamabad!

After covering thousands of kilometres on foot, a protest march by activists from Balochistan has been stopped by the authorities and encircled by the police outside the town Wazirabad (a town in Punj Read more...

A Voice for Baloch Missing Persons

Sri Lanka: Joint union campaign against Rajapaksa's budget

Taking advantage of the barrage of publicity that accompanied the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting the previous week, President Mahinda Rajapaksa last week presented his government's budget fo Read more...

Commonwealth leaders endorse Rajapaksa

There will be no limits on the extravagance of the ceremonies that will greet the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) when they arrive in Sri Lanka. Read more...