IYDU condemns politically motivated attack on Jamaican member

Young Jamaica

The International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) wishes to state emphatically its concern with the events of Tuesday 24th March, 2015 where members of our affiliate, Young Jamaica were physically attacked with injuries being sustained by at least one member in what appears to be a politically motivated onslaught.

The IYDU wishes to remind all political parties of the importance of the basic principles of freedom and democracy inclusive of Freedom of Assembly. The IYDU also remains committed in our of support our affiliate, Young Jamaica in the furtherance of these principles of democracy which are enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in Section III of the Constitution of Jamaica.

IYDU Board