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The flag of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia was red with a star outlined in yellow and charged with the sickle and hammer, underneath the acronym "SKJ" (Savez Komunista Jugoslavije); in the canton, and next to it, the motto "Workers of All Countries, Unite!".
The Statutes of the SKJ prescribe that the name of the party and the motto "should be written in national languages". There were at least six versions of this flag, all official, differing in the writing of the acronym of the party name and the text in the motto.
There might have been more versions of the flag. Although the Statutes prescribe that the motto should be above the star, in practice it was often beside it. The text should be properly readable from both sides of the flag. The League of Communists was formed in 1952 from the former Communist Party (KPJ), changing in the flag only the acronym under the star.
Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
Flag with writings in Serbo-Croatian - Images by Željko
Heimer, 12 October 2003
Left, with Latin script writing: SKJ and PROLETERI SVIH ZEMALJA, UJEDINITE SE!
Right, with Cyrillic script writing: СКЈ and ПРОЛЕТЕРИ СВИХ ЗЕМАЉА, УЈЕДИНИТЕ СЕ!
Flag with writings in Slovene, ZKJ and PROLETARCI VSEH DEŽEL, ZDRUŽITE SE!- Image by Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
Flag with writings in Macedonian, СКЈ and ПРОЛЕТЕРИ ВО СИТЕ ЗЕМЈИ, ВОЕДИНЕТЕ СЕ!- Image by Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
The writing on the image is slightly incorrect, it should be "Proleteri od site zemji, obedinete se!".
Valentin Poposki, 31 July 2005
Flag with writings in Albanian, LKJ and PROLETERË TË TË GJITHA VENDEVE, BASHKOHUNI! - Image by Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
Flag with writings in Hungarian, JKSZ and VILÁG PROLETÁRJAI EGYESÜLJETEK! - Image by Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
Flag with writings in Italian, CI and PROLETARII DI TUTTI I PAESI, UNITEVI! - Image by Željko Heimer, 12 October 2003
Flag of the Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia - Image by Jens Pattke, 1 May 2013
The Union of Pioneers of Yugoslavia (Serbo-Croatian, Savez pionira Jugoslavije; Slovene: Zveza pionirjev Jugoslavije - ZPJ; Macedonian, Сојуз на пионери на Југославија) was the pioneer movement of the Socialist Federal Republic of
The flag of the movement (Pioneer's Calendar 1983, released in 1982 in [East] Berlin, GDR) was red with the emblem in canton. on the emblem is the movement's name in Serbo-Croatian language (Latin alphabet). Certainly there were also variations in the Cyrillic alphabet and in Slovene and Macedonian languages.
Jens Pattke, 1 May 2013