National Sections of the L5I:

National Liberation

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...

Myanmar: Stop the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya

As we go to press, more than 120,000 Muslim Rohingyas have fled from their homes and camps in Myanmar’s Rakhine state (also known as Arakan) since a military offensive against supposed terrorists bega Read more...

Palestinian resistance inflicts a defeat on Israel

Protests by Palestinians against Israeli restrictions on access to the Haram-al Sharif (Temple Mount), have been reignited after police imposed a ban on entry for worshippers under 50. Read more...

Turkey: One year of Erdogan's counter-coup

Last July there were two coups in Turkey, one failed, one succeeded. Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

G20 Summit: Merkel’s “democratic imperialism” - against democracy!

In one week, the heads of the world's 20 most powerful states will meet in Hamburg for the G20 summit. They meet in the midst of another round of global turmoil. Read more...

UK: May's Coalition of Chaos

Political events in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media. Read more...

Pakistan: tensions revealed over state sponsored terrorism

On October 6, Dawn, one of Pakistan’s biggest English language newspapers, ran a story that has thrown the leaders of both the civilian government and the military into turmoil ever since. Read more...