Posts Tagged "refugees"

Young European Socialists are launching a campaign to say : Refugees welcome !

Young European Socialists, youth branch of PES, launched today a campaign to say Refugees Welcome. We refuse to let the far right monopolise public discourse against refugees being accepted in Europe. Not only is asylum a legal obligation for European states according to the Geneva Convention, but we are also convinced ...

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#IWD2016: Honor to women fleeing wars, honor to all fighting for their rights!

The International Women's Day was established on the 8th of March by the UN in 1975, and first celebrated by the Socialist Party of America in honor of the 1908 garment workers' strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions. In 2016 it still represents an opportunity to ...

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Emergency EU Summit negotiations

To: Socialist and Social-Democratic leaders in Council of Europe           Dear comrades, On the occasion of the latest and upcoming negotiations regarding the consequences of the war in Syria, we strongly urge you to consider only proposals that are in line with the Geneva Convention. At the moment, only two options seem to be ...

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Presidents of 16 pan-European youth organisations call upon European Council to preserve Schengen

Presidents of 16 large pan-European youth organisations, including all major party political youth organisations and the European Youth Forum, sent an open letter to President Tusk. Together these organisations represent millions of young Europeans. The letter calls upon the European Council to adopt  European solutions to manage migration and security issues while ...

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YES condemns in the strongest terms the introduction of the new Danish legislation on refugees

From 21st January Danish parliament will discuss and vote a controversial new law on refugees that will enable the police to confiscate valuables worth over 1.300 euro’s (10.000 kroner). On top of this measure, Denmark moves to only granting a temporary security status instead of asylum to some Syrian refugees  ...

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Stop the European Refugee Crisis!

Over the past weeks and months the ongoing migrant crisis has considerably worsened: families jeopardizing their lives in order to escape persecution and war, bloody riots in Macedonia, overcrowded refugee camps in Greece, arson attacks in Germany, people suffocated to death in trucks on European motorways  - to name just ...

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