National Sections of the L5I:

National Liberation

Turkey: No to constitutional change!

In his struggle for absolute power, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing forward his attacks on the opposition. Read more...

Pakistan: Social media activists free

The reappearance of four social media bloggers, who were abducted on January 17 (see http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/free-all-activists-%E2%80%93-p... Read more...

Free all activists – Pakistan’s war against civil society

Since January 4, five well known bloggers and social media activists have gone missing in Pakistan. Read more...

As siege of Aleppo ends, painful lessons must be learned

THE SIEGE of Aleppo has entered its final hours. Read more...

Turkey: Solidarity with the HDP

During the night of November 4, under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the Turkish government imprisoned 14 members of parliament of the pro-Kurdish opposition party HDP, including both the co-chair Read more...

Pakistan and India’s call to arms

Since the killing of Burhan Wani (see: http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/kashmir-killing-sparks-mass-op... ) there has been a severe crack down by the Indian state on th Read more...

Turkey; a regime on the way to Bonapartism

Although, in an interview with Germany's public broadcaster, ARD, Angela Merkel ducked the question, “how democratic is Turkey now?”, the answer has been clear for a long time: the political strength Read more...

Quetta bombing aimed at Baluchistan nationalist movement

On August 8, a suicide bombing killed at least 110 and injured a further 200 at a state-run hospital in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan. Read more...