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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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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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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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We go to Russia!

In 2017, Russia will host the next World Festival of Youth and Students. This decided the General Council of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) this sunday in Moscow. Russia’s youth authority, Rosmolodezh, supervising the Russian bid said the decision was about the hosting country, while the hosting city will be named at a meeting due later in spring. This First International Preparation Meeting will be hosted in Ecuador, the country of the last World Festival in 2013.

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Statement of WFDY in relation with the terrorist attack in Istanbul

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) strongly condemns the terrorist bombing attack that occurred in Istanbul yesterday. So far, no terrorist organization has taken the responsibility, although the effect of death and terror imparted to ordinary citizens, shifts the importance of this aggression to another level. It is now a worldwide phenomenon, that within imperialism the obscurantist violence and the terrorist attacks are materials that enhances the brutal and aggressive policy of the imperialists and the governments that serves them.

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WFDY: »Dead people on the Mediterranean coast are the results of the imperialist actions«

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) pulished this statement regarding the mobilization of refugees to Europe: During the last month we are witnessing the massive mobilization of refugees mainly from Syria to Europe. The pictures of dead people on the Mediterranean coast is a picture of the results of the imperialist actions, those people experienced the bloodshed in Middle East and North Africa the last years. Even though, the EU is pointing out that is making efforts for a better immigration policy, in reality it avoids systematically to provide…

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WFDY on 70th anniversary of US nuclear bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

70 years after the US nuclear bombing on the Japanese cites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), who celebrates this year the 70th anniversary of its foundation, conmemorate this tragedy calling the democratic and antiimperialist youth to stay united against Imperialism, for a world of lasting peace. We reproduce the statement of WFDY: 70 years are completed today after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The World Federation of Democratic Youth has a constant position about the usage of such nuclear weapons.

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