Protests against ISIS attack on Kobanê spread across the country

A great anger spread all over Turkey after the ISIS attack on Kobanê, a canton of the Kurdish Rojava in Northern Syria. Especially in Kurdish cities, the police repressed mass mobilizations brutally. However, the police was not alone in its brutality.  The Turkish Hizbullah, which serves as a counter-guerilla...

Request of solidarity of the Turkish students

In Turkey, university students' right to education is being violated through arbitrary legal investigations and punishments. Over 800 investigations concerning nearly 50 students were carried out in Istanbul University in the second semester last year. Eleven of the overall 85 students under investigation were thrown out of their universities...

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...

The RED Movement at the front of the Turkish upheaval

As a result of the lately widespread oppression of the government, which gained a fascist character, a countrywide rebellion took place. The government wanted to demolish a park in Istanbul in order to build a shopping mall there  and attacked a peaceful demonstration and occupation with its police...

The Rebellion of the Bosphorus and the Anger of the Palace

While we do not know where and when the mass movements will explode, the deepening contradictions are the signal flare of future revolts. Such as Turkey, a country with deep democratic and economic problems, this possibility is always on the table. The resistance of the university students and lecturers...

The last exit before the abyss

It’s a bit cliché to say but we are really going through some difficult times because the government at the first opportunity is looking to remove all opposition.  It means all potential threats that could lead to another June uprising are a target. If their internal conflicts and the...

Crossroad of rising nationalism and a “secular” fight

The discussions around presidential elections provoked a political crisis. Turkey now is on the road of early elections.   Reason of the crisis   According to the constitution of Turkey, parliament elects the president. However, the absolute majority of the parliament belongs to the Liberal-Islamist party (AKP - Justice and Development Party). And...

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...

Declaration of ‘RED Movement’: The first week of rebellion ends…

1. This rebellion is the first and unique example of Turkey’s history. Oppressive state mechanism became impotent in front of the millions rebelled. People understood what they can do when they are united. A new era opened for Turkey from now on. 2. The conditions given to the government...

What is the Regime Trying To Do: HDP, Elections and Beyond…

Everyone agrees that the closure case against the HDP (People’s Democratic Party  (Kurdish party in alliance with some socialist groups)) is of critical importance, together with its causes and consequences. Of course, when the problem is the "Kurds" and the Kurdish political movement, it is inevitable for the historical...

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