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Pakistan: Baloch people march for justice

  By Shahzad Arshad On Friday 28 February, after 2,500 kilometres the Long March of the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, VBMP, finally reached its destination of Islamabad, the capital…

Lift the blockade on the Long March from Balochistan to Islamabad!

Statement by the League for the Fifth International, International Secretariat  After covering thousands of kilometres on foot, a protest march by activists from Balochistan has been stopped by the authorities…

Cambodia: Textile boom and mass strikes

By Tobias Hansen Southeast Asia is one of the centres of the international class struggle. While in Thailand, the right-wing opposition currently wants to abolish parliamentary democracy, Cambodia is being…

Global day of rage against India’s anti-gay law

By Joy Macready Hundreds took to the streets in major Indian cities and other countries on 15 December for a ‘Global Day of Rage’ against the Supreme Court’s decision to…

Commonwealth leaders endorse Rajapakse

  By Peter Main There will be no limits on the extravagance of the ceremonies that will greet the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) when they arrive in Sri…

Sri Lanka: release student leaders!

  Statement of the Socialist Party of Sri Lanka, section of the League for the Fifth International Two student leaders, Sanjeewa Bandara, Convenor of the Inter University Student Federation, IUSF,…

Elections in Pakistan: Defeat for pro-war parties

Saturday 1 June, 2013 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. Indeed, it…

Disposable Workers: the real price of sweatshop labour

By Joy Macready 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…

Why can’ t rape victims get justice?

The vicious beating and gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi, who died in hospital two weeks later, sparked outrage across India and the world, writes Joy Mcready The…

Support the self-determination of the Balochi people!

PAKISTAN’S MILITARY has intensified its fifth operation in Balochistan, battling a resistance movement against national oppression. Thousands of Balochi political activists are missing, and four hundred bodies of students, engineers,…

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