LI News Issue 515

 

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LI condolences and strong condemnation over developments in Paraguay


LI President Dr Juli Minoves has offered his condolences and strong condemnation following disturbing developments in Paraguay over the last weekend. He paid tribute to the young member of LI full member Partido Liberal Radical Autentico -…

LI leadership: Venezuela must immediately restore rule of law


President Dr Juli Minoves and Vice President Eduardo Montealegre expressed Liberal International’s deep concern at Venezuela’s Supreme Court’s decision to eliminate, for all practical purposes, the legislative power of…

AFEK Tounes offers social-liberal alternative for Tunisia

“The future of geopolitical balances” was the focus of the international conference in Tunisia, co-organized by AFEK Tounes and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF – LI cooperating organisation), addressing the new regional and international balances and their implications for the…

Prime Minister Rasmussen agrees new strategic partnership with Mexico

As part of a series of meetings with a number of leaders in North America, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen (Venstre, LI full-member), has agreed a new strategic partnership with the Mexican government.

Philippine Vice-President leads study mission to South Africa

The regional office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF – LI cooperating organisation) in South Africa hosted a delegation of Liberal legislators from the Philippines last week, led by Vice-President Leni Robredo.

Grigory Yavlinsky: Anti-corruption protests offer hope for Russia’s future

The publishing of the investigations revealing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s alleged corruption practices has ignited waves of protests in Russia since the end of March, prompting Russia’s Liberals, YABLOKO (LI full member) to speak out.

Maimane calls for President Zuma’s removal after divisive cabinet reshuffle

Following a controversial cabinet reshuffle by South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, which saw the widely respected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan ousted, the leader of the Liberal opposition Mmusi Maimane has called for a motion of no-confidence vote in Zuma’s government.

In memoriam: Henning Nielsen

The liberal family was sad to learn of the death of Henning Nielsen at the end of March, one of its human rights figureheads who was deeply involved in Denmark’s international fight for a fairer world on behalf of his party, Radikale Venstre (LI full member).

The next edition of LI News will follow on 14th April 2017

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