Demonstration for Kashmir at the Indian High Commission, London 10th August 2019. Credit: Steve Eason

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.

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, doctors and workers have been found, many showing evidence of severe torture. Arshad Shazhad reports. Rebel leader Nawab Akbar Bugti’s Read more…

#Occupy Movement hits Pakistan

The Occupy Lahore Camp started on 22 October at noon in Nasir Bagh park, a regular site for political rallies. More than 500 participated, largely peasant women, factory workers, students and left activists. The camp began with speeches from various participants to show solidarity with international “Occupy” movement, and also Read more…

Bin Laden is dead, the US war goes on

“Yes we can!” gloated Barak Obama as he announced to the world that the US has assassinatesd enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden, reports Martin Suchanek. Read it  here Dave Stockton looks at the relationship between Osama Bin Laden, his politics, and American imperialism. Read it here  

Letter from Pakistan: taxing the poor

Pakistan’s finance minister, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, has an international reputation as a privatiser, writes Shehzad Arshad of the RSL. He has headed World Bank and International Monetary Fund teams charged with forcing the sell-off of telecoms, electricity supply, transport, aviation, banking and manufacturing in some 18 countries, including Argentina.