National Sections of the L5I:

South-Asia

Balochistan: Malik is Sharif's choice, not the people's

The media are celebrating the nomination of Dr Abdul Malik for the post of Chief Minister of Balochistan. Read more...

Sri Lanka: Release student leaders!

Two student leaders, Sanjeewa Bandara, Convenor of the Inter University Student Federation, IUSF, and Kimbullawe Chandrananda, Convenor of the Inter University Bhikku Federation, IUBF, have been deta Read more...

Sri Lanka: new attacks on Tamil rights

Elections in Pakistan: Defeat for pro-war parties

The Pakistan elections on 11 May led to a landslide defeat for the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) of the incumbent President, Asif Ali Zardari. Read more...

Sri Lanka: united demo builds on May Day success

On May 15, 5000 demonstrators marched across the heart of Colombo, from Campbell Park to the main railway station at Fort, to demand a reversal of the government's 65% price hike in the cost of electr Read more...

May Day in Sri Lanka

In every country, May Day provides an opportunity to assess the state of the working class movement. Read more...

Pakistan election: Vote Awami Workers' Party - and fight to make it a revolutionary workers' party

On May 11 there will be a general election in Pakistan. Read more...

Disposable workers: the real price of sweatshop labour

More than three days after an eight-story building housing five textile factories collapsed in the Savar industrial zone, just outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, rescue teams were still pulling live worker Read more...