Young Communist League Canada Canada Turkey 

Immediately release our detained comrades! YCL-LJC stands in solidarity with TKG and students of the Boğaziçi University!

Young Communist League Canada YCL-LJC CEC, 5 February 2021 On January 1st of this year the President of Turkey made an unprecedented intervention into Boğaziçi University. He blatantly violated the democratic rights of students and workers by installing a militant from his far-right Justice and Development Party (AKP) as head of the University in lieu of the scheduled elections. The provocative move was met with organized demonstrations of protest from students. The state security forces moved quickly, locking down the campus; sending in waves of armoured riot police to assault…

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Young Communist League Canada Canada 

On December 6th, the YCL-LJC Demands an End to Misogyny

YCL-LJC CEC, December 6, 2020 The YCL-LJC recognizes November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and December 6th, the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at École Polytechnique in Montréal, who were targeted on December 6th, 1989, simply for being women.

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Young Communist League Canada Canada West Sahara 

Communists condemn Morocco’s breach of ceasefire in Western Sahara

The Communist Party of Canada and the Young Communist League of Canada denounce Morocco’s recent violations of the 1988 ceasefire between the Moroccan army and the Polisario Front, the legitimate representative of the Sahrawi people. On November 13, the Moroccan army breached a roadblock in Guerguerat, in southwestern Western Sahara, that Sahrawi civilians had erected on October 20. The roadblock was to prevent Morocco from transporting fishery and agricultural products from the occupied Western Saharan territories to the Mauritanian port of Nouadhibou.

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Young Communist League Canada Canada 

YCL-LJC Stands in Solidarity with Youth Land Defenders!

YCL-LJC Central Executive Committee, November 15, 2020 The Young Communist League—Ligue de la jeunesse communiste stands in solidarity with  Indigenous youth and their allies in the struggle for the inalienable Right to Self-Determination of their peoples. In the past weeks, from the Secwepemc nation to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, to Mi’kma’ki and beyond, young people have bravely stood up to the ongoing assault by the State and exploitative resource extraction and land development corporations.

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A closer look at young Communists in the federal election

Rebel Youth takes a closer look at four of the seven young Communists in the federal election, their ridings and why they’re running. All are members of the Young Communist League and running for the Communist Party of Canada Hochelaga, Marianne Breton Fontaine Hochelaga is a poor riding in the east of Montreal including the Olympic stadium. Once a working class area home to the famous Quebec folk singer La Bolduc, the area was hit hard by deindustrialization and factory closings. It has been held by the Bloc and, most…

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