Asia-Pacific

Thailand: government wavers… how to overthrow it?

#WhyDoWeNeedAKing

Robert Teller  ·  25 November 2020

Pakistan: International solidarity with missing IMT member

International Secretariat, League for the Fifth International The League for the Fifth International sends internationalist solidarity to the International Marxist Tendency whose member, Amar Fayaz, was whisked away by cops and armed men in plain clothes in the early hours of November 9. The abduction took place in Jamshoro, Sindh, which is located near the […]

Red Flag  ·  13 November 2020

Social unrest in post-lockdown India

Privatisation, unemployment and industrial unrest.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  08 September 2020

The Pandemic, the crisis and workers’ resistance in India

By Irfan Khan In India, almost one and a half million people have been infected by the coronavirus by the end of July. On 26.7. 1.435.435 infections were officially registered, 32,771 have died during the last months. Given the enormous rise in cases in recent weeks, the whole country is likely to be at the […]

Red Flag  ·  28 July 2020

Solidarity with Baloch students!

By Beberg Baloch This statement has been published in solidarity with the Baloch Students Organisation. Balochistan has witnessed mass upheavals throughout the province after what has become known as the Dannuk Incident. Angry but peaceful crowds chanted slogans against the oppressive regime and their hired death squads, which have been involved in murders of common […]

Red Flag  ·  20 July 2020

Hong Kong: Down with the National Security Law

International Secretariat of the League for the Fifth International On July 1, Beijing’s National Security Law (NSL) was imposed on Hong Kong. It extends the laws against “sedition, conspiracy and collusion with foreign powers” that already operate within “mainland” China to Hong Kong. The law also means that the internal “security” agencies will now operate […]

Red Flag  ·  08 July 2020

Statement: Internationalist solidarity with Women’s Democratic Front

THE League for the Fifth International categorically condemns the seven-hour-long illegal detention of the Balochistan president of the Women’s Democratic Front, WDF, Jalila Haider. We express solidarity with WDF comrades in the wake of this harassment and intimidation by the Pakistani state. Haider was boarding her flight to the UK early on Monday morning, January […]

Red Flag  ·  20 January 2020

Australia burns: who will douse the flames?

AS WILDFIRES rage across swathes of Australia tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in every major city to demand the resignation of the government and action on the climate emergency. For weeks global media has been awash with apocalyptic images of flaming skies, refugees, incinerated forests and the charcoaled remains of […]

Chris Clough  ·  11 January 2020

Statement: Solidarity with the Indian student movement!

ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, the Delhi police brutally attacked students from the Jamia Millia Islamia University and residents of Jamia Nagar, who were protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The attack was not an isolated act of violence by the BJP Government of Narendra Modi. In many parts of India, people, in particular Muslims, rose […]

Red Flag  ·  12 December 2019

Tens of thousands join Jammu Kashmir Liberation front march

Since October 3, more than 30,000 people have joined the Azadi (Freedom) March in Kashmir. The protest is organised by the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, JKLF. Its declared goal is to pass the Line of Control, LoC, which separates the Indian and Pakistani occupied parts of Kashmir, and go on to Srinagar, which lies in […]

Red Flag  ·  07 October 2019

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