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WFDY leader on the key issues faced by youth across the world today including in Iran

Aritz Rodríguez Galán, General Secretary of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), answers questions from the Tudeh Youth on the 75th Anniversary of WFDY, the key areas of its work, and how it intends to support the youth of Iran struggling for peace, democratic rights, and social progress. This month WFDY is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its foundation. What do you see as the key areas of your work as you go forward from this milestone? Aritz Rodríguez Galán The 10th of November of 1945, the World Youth…

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Sri Lanka students condemn brutal attack on protest march

Yesterday (31st August 2016), more than 10,000 students representing all State Universities in Sri Lanka marched forcing government to abolish the illegal private medical college, SAITM.The march started from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and students marched more than 12 kilometers. It has been organized by the Inter University Students Federation especially considering the fact that the boycotts which have been continued in front of every state universities by the students have now continued passing 200 days.

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WFDY calls the youth of Turkey to demonstration on September 4th

On the night of July 15, Turkey has witnessed an attempted coup which was encouraged by the imperialist forces. This attempted military coup was aiming to purge the “unreliable allies” in the power from the Turkish political scene and to restore the capitalist order in Turkey in coherence with the new climate in Middle East. We strongly denounce the coup plotters who are in line with the imperialist planning in the area of Middle East, in which the Turkish Government has a significant role. Nevertheless, none of the sides which…

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Statement of WFDY in relation with brutal terrorist attack on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Terrorism driven by fundamentalist groups has become a major problem faced by the entire world currently, which ruthlessly causes bloodsheds around the globe. There has been a deadly terrorist attack on 1st and 2nd of July 2016, on a cafe in Dhaka, Bangladesh. 28 people, among these 20 foreigners 6 militants and two police officers have been killed by the terrorist attack. The responsibility of these attacks has been claimed by the fundamentalist, terrorist organization. Initially, we would like to express deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and…

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WFDY at Anti NATO summit in Warsaw

The World Federation of Democratic Youth participated in the Conference organized by the Peace Committee of Poland and by the World Peace Council against NATO and its Summit, held in Warsaw on the 8th July. This action was called under the campaign of the WPC “YES TO PEACE! NO TO NATO!” WFDY was represented in this Conference by JCP (Portuguese Communist Youth), member of the General Council and Regional Coordinator of the Comission of Europe and North America (CENA) of WFDY.

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19th World Festival of Youth and Students: Preparatory Meeting in Caracas

From 03 to 08 June, Caracas will be hosting the first international preparatory meeting (IPM) of the 19th world festival of youth and students (19 WFYS) to be held in Russia in 2017. This important youth party will be a tribute of the World Federation of Democratic Youth WFDY the centenary of the triumph of the October revolution. In addition, this opportunity will coincide with the 70 years of the first festival held in Prague (1947). Source: WFDY on Facebook / RedGlobe

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Greeting message of WFDY to the strike mobilizations in Greece

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) greets the strike mobilizations throughout Greece! On May 7th and 8th the government of SYRIZA-ANEL in Greece aims, through fast-track procedures, to pass a guillotine-law that eliminates what remains from one of the workers’ biggest conquests during the 20th century: Social Security and Healthcare, it crashes the pensions and increases the taxation of the people. There are additional charges onto the backs of the Greek people, that are added to the anti-popular measures taken the last years and sealed by the third memorandum…

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Statement of WFDY in relation with the murderous attacks in Turkey

The World Federation of Democratic Youth condemns the new murdering attack that took place in the city centre of Istanbul. Τhe attack caused the death of 5 people and dozens are injured. This is the second attack within few days that took place in Turkey, while the last one took place 6 days ago in the city of Ankara and caused the death of 37 people. The imperialist action of Turkey which is ruled by the government of AKP is actually driving the country in a chaotic situation creating to…

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Statement of WFDY for the International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day the World Federation of Democratic Youth express its total respect for the sacrifices of the heroic women, of the women of the textile industries of New York that stood up and fought for their rights in the year of 1857. The women by the time were working under very hard and inhuman conditions for more than 16 hours per day and with very low salaries. Their decision to proceed to a strike was meant their steadfastness and also their aim to create…

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