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Fortress Europe: The Rise of Fascism and Racism in the Netherlands

Mayor of Veldhoven in the Netherlands racism against YPFDJ
Doesn’t the EU have a “Constitution” protecting all of its citizens from a blatant, unprovoked and racist act of fascism by public authorities such as the Mayor of Veldhoven, the Netherlands?

BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

A few days ago I returned from Veldhoven, The Netherlands, where last April 13 in a breathtakingly fascist act of racism the Mayor of this small Dutch town deported over 600 Eritrean youth attending a conference, kicked out of their hotel and forced to leave the city in the middle of the night.

I am not talking about Eritrean youth from Eritrea, these were mainly citizens of EU countries of Eritrean ethnicity, 600 of them, threatened with arrest and forced onto buses at 0 dark thirty and expelled from the city limits. Continue reading Fortress Europe: The Rise of Fascism and Racism in the Netherlands

12th Euro YPFDJ Conference to be Held in Italy

The 12th annual YPFDJ Conference in Europe to be Held in Italy from 24th – 28th March 2016

By YPFDJ Europe,

The Young People’s Front for Democracy & Justice (YPFDJ), an Eritrean youth organisation in the Diaspora – will be holding its annual conference from 24th – 28th of March 2016 in Italy. This conference which is going to be the 12th consecutive Annual Conference in Europe, will be attended by 550 participants from YPFDJ Chapters around the world.  Continue reading 12th Euro YPFDJ Conference to be Held in Italy