National Sections of the L5I:

National Liberation

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...

Syria: End the Siege of Aleppo – Russian and Nato forces out of Syria and the Middle East

Since July 7, Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, has witnessed intense fighting after Assad regime forces and their Lebanese and Russian allies cut off the eastern part of the city, with a population of 25 Read more...

The state of emergency in Turkey: No to the “civil coup”!

Although the attempted coup by elements of the Armed Forces on July 15 was successfully defeated, since then, there has been a decisive shift in the balance of power by which the president, Recep Tayy Read more...