Pakistan

Afghan women lead protests against Taliban repression

AFGHAN WOMEN are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan, despite increasingly fierce repression. In recent weeks, the Taliban have killed a pregnant police officer, placed a ban on protests organised without government permission and detained more than a dozen journalists, two of whom were beaten so badly […]

Minerwa Tahir  ·  12 September 2021

Pakistan: Down with state repression! International solidarity with Kashmir!

Major Pakistani police operation against Kashmiris.

Red Flag  ·  13 January 2021

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

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

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

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

Pakistan: Jiand Baloch is free – the Baloch people are not!

The Baloch Students' Organisation has announced the release of student leader Jiand Baloch. We thank all those individuals, activists and organisations who raised their voice in solidarity with Jiand Baloch and the BSO. It was your effort which saved a comrade's life. Thus, instead of destroying the BSO, state repression has only managed to popularise it.

Red Flag  ·  14 August 2019

Solidarity with the struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir!

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been stripped of its status of limited autonomy within India. dividing the state into two union territories: firstly Jammu and Kashmir, and secondly Ladakh. The Modi government wants to promote war hysteria so that on the one hand, all resistance and dissent can be crushed in the name of 'enmity to India'. On the other hand, such policies are aimed at providing Indian capital opportunities to loot and plunder Kashmir.

Red Flag  ·  10 August 2019

Hindutva: The new face of the Indian capitalist class

The Hindutva chauvinist Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP, under the leadership of Narendra Modi, has won the elections to India's lower house, Lok Sabha.

Red Flag  ·  09 July 2019

Pakistan: Pashtun leader beaten to death in police provocation

The murder of a leader of the Pashtun Protection Movement represents a major escalation of government repression

Red Flag  ·  07 February 2019

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