National Sections of the L5I:

Liberation

Macedonia: on the brink of war?

Last year was a year of tremendous change in former Yugoslavia. Kosova has become an international imperialist protectorate, Milosevic has been overthrown and arrested. Read more...

Israeli elections: a choice of Zionist reaction

Zionism does not speak with one voice, rest on a common social base or pursue a single set of political objectives. As dramatic events like the assassination of prime minister Yitzak Rabin by a far-right Israeli in 1996 showed, Zionism can be at war with itself while murdering Palestinians. Read more...

Northern Ireland: discrimination remains in employment

The Good Friday Agreement of April 1998 was justified by the republican movement on the grounds that it offered the possibility of progressively reforming the sectarian state of Northern Ireland. Read more...

UN parties while Timorese starve

WHEN UN SECRETARY General Kofi Anan recently visited East Timor he was treated to a feast served in a restaurant that now stands on the ruins of a burnt-out house. Read more...

Labour's racist record

In mid-November the Asylum and Immigration Act 1999 became law. Its provisions mean hardship, social isolation and effective criminalisation for asylum seekers. Linda Miller and Kate Foster explain that support for racist legislation is nothing new, either from the Labour Party or Britain’s trade union movement. Read more...

Support East Timor's fight for independence!

In East Timor thousands of unarmed civilians are being massacred and driven from their homes. Read more...

Nato's "messy peace" in Kosova

What has been the outcome of the war in Kosova? The bosses' magazine, The Economist, euphemistically calls it a "messy peace". Read more...

Balkans war

Introduction

The Balkans are being torn apart by two wars. The first, waged by NATO with laser-guided missiles from over 700 fighter planes, is designed to bomb Serbia into submission. The second is being mercilessly fought by Serbian army and militia against the Kosovar Albanians with the aim of driving them from their homeland; in a word, genocide. Read more...