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IUSY and YES condemn the ongoing attacks in the Parliament of F.Y.R. of Macedonia!

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:49

International Union of Socialist Youth and Young European Socialists are in the strongest manner condemning the ongoing attacks on Member of the Parliaments in the Parliament of F.Y.R. of Macedonia! We call upon the immediate and joint response from the international community to act with all its power to put an end to the violence […]

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Training course on promoting active citizenship and democracy

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:45

The main aim of the project is to increase the engagement of young people in the policy debate on issues relevant to them, their influence on the outcomes of the decision-making and their active part in the democratic process. Objectives of the course: Organize a debate and learning program for young people and youth organizations […]

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On the Turkish referendum

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:18

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s prime minister from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have declared victory in the Sunday referendum, won by a narrow margin and designed to hand Erdogan full power. The new constitution grants autocratic Erdogan vast powers, including the ability to appoint judges without input from parliament, […]

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Chechnya A.D. 1000: stop the gay concentration camps!

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Wed, 04/12/2017 - 07:43

Authorities of Chechnya have launched an anti-gay campaign that has led to arresting of dozens of men suspected of being gay. These men are being kept in horrific prison camps in the capital Grozny, in Argun and maybe in some other Chechen cities. In these camps, where violent abuse and torture is common, at least three people […]

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Death penalty in the Philippines: stop it now!

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 06:09

The International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) strongly condemns the passage of the death penalty bill in the Philippine House of Representatives. Aside from being intrinsically flawed and illegal, the bill is a setback in the overall fight for freedom, social justice, and human rights and dignity across the world. The death penalty is anti-poor. It systematically targets small-time drug peddlers forced […]

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IUSY Presidium condemns the restriction of academic freedom in Hungary!

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:27

IUSY is shocked by the recently passed Hungarian legislation modifying the law on higher education, designed to close down the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. The attack on a leading higher education institution is unprecedented in the country and it sends a very disturbing message about the state of democracy in Hungary.  We, […]

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Palestine and Israel: we want to make 2017 a year of hope, justice, and freedom

International Union Of Socialist Youth - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 09:15

During its meeting in Rosario, Argentina, IUSY discussed the question of Palestine and the urgent need to end decades of injustices, continuous breaches of UN resolutions and systematic violations of international laws. Considering the importance of the year 2017, marking a century after the Balfour Declaration and 50 years since the Israeli occupation of 1967, […]

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