International Women’s Day: Ruth First

As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. Today we  pay tribute to Ruth First, South African Communist, journalist and anti-apartheid fighter. YCLers […]

London Recruits: The Secret War Against Apartheid

With the sad passing of the great Mandela it is up to the left and anti-imperialist forces to remember him as the militant freedom fighter he was, and prevent the media and right-wing politicians from white washing history. In Britain we hear the Tories talk as though Mandela was a great friend and inspiration of […]

YCLSA and SACP statements on death of Nelson Mandela

The YCL in Britain expresses great sadness at the death of Nelson Mandela. Below are statements from our sister young communist league in South Africa and our fraternal party the South African Communist Party. YCLSA Statement on the Passing on of Tata Nelson Mandela