Turkey

Free Kadir Çinar!

Our comrade, Trotskyist and militant in Turkey, was detained by the police in a local action on April 29, 2018, in his house. He was imprisoned with no reasons nor proofs. The criminal trial that sentenced him to prison just mentions that the police motive was our comrade’s activity...

Sacking Injustice Leads to Hunger Strikes

 Turkey has been going through hardship for many years, but the worst experience has taken place since the AK Party and Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime. The country witnessed more than a few uprisings and many people lost their lives fighting the Erdogan’s dictatorship. By Canan Sagar.   The law has been changed Arbitrary...

RED Movement Statement: Erdogan, End The State Of Emergency!

The 15th July coup attempt seen as a “Favour of God” by some and by this ‘favour’ the Illegal Palace regime that started to organise its own countercoup is taking unconcerned steps. The reactionary ‘spider web’ is surrounding the whole country. Every day, we, the workers wake up with...

Stop persecutions to Hakan Gülseven! Against Erdoğan’s State of Emergency!

The AKP Government has turned the failed military coup attempt on 15th June into an advantage to broaden the scope of its oppression on opposition. The government’s recent attacks targeting the Kurdish Movement and left wing groups as well as prominent public figures of the opposition which have nothing...

Erdoğan’s Attacks Targeting Revolutionaries

We reproduce a communicate from our comrades in Turkey, suffering attacks and persecution by the government of Erdogan: By RED Movement - Turkey. The political atmosphere after the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey proved correct that the prediction about AKP try to turn this atmosphere to opportunity for strengthen to...

Over 45.000 Turkish workers dismissed for bonds with the coup

Most of them are workers linked to Education. There are over 6.000 detainees and almost 500 religious people have been removed from office. The “depuration” of employees began in Turkey after the failed coup against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. Over 45.000 people have been removed from office, many of them detained,...

IWL-FI Statement on coup attempt in Turkey

We repudiate the attempt of a reactionary military coup! Let us struggle against the repression to the workers by the government! During the night of July 15th -16th, Ankara and Istanbul streets were scenario of a coup attempt by a sector of the Turkish Armed Forces, aiming to depose president...

IS and Turkish government attack peaceful demonstrators

   The suicide bomb attack that took place in Ankara on the morning of 10 October 2015, caused the death of more than a hundred people and more than five hundred people were wounded. A number of people remain missing. The peaceful demonstration was organized by the trade unions KESK,...

Ankara massacre was against revolutionaries and workers

The latest reports speak of 128 dead, 65 seriously injured, of whom we keep on waiting for news, and more than 500 wounded. This slaughter is unprecedented in our country’s history.  The people's response was immediate. In Istanbul on Istiklal Avenue, which leads to the symbolic Gezi Park, thousands...

Dreadful massacre in Ankara

A demonstration for "peace, jobs and democracy" and against the policy of terror imposed by the AKP (the ruling party) was performed today in Ankara, Turkey’s capital. The background was the upcoming elections on November 1. The demonstration, called by opposition parties, Haziran (of which RED, IWL’s section in...

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