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...

Interview with Erol Ekici, from the Construction Workers Trade Union of Turkey

This is a transcript from an audio interview given to the Corriente Roja's correspondent in Turkey. During the Kobane war, it was a big tragedy and it was near us and as the Construction Workers Trade Union we could not be out of this question. We couldn´t go to fight...

The murderers must pay! Out with the AKP government!

Isis and the reactionary forces logistically and politically backed by the AKP regime attacked and bombed the youth that organised a youth camp to support the Rojava revolution and for the rebuilding of Kobane. The suicide bomber’s attempt took 30 young lives from us. There are tens of...

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...

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...

Kobane: Let’s rise mass mobilization, let’s unify our struggle!

The roots of ISIS’s terror can be traced back to the imperialist invasion of Iraq in 2003. They joined the broad opposition that fights Assad in Syria, funded and supported logistically and politically by the imperialism, the Turkish state and Gulf capital.  ISIS uses its power to attack the...

A Police State

According to the official announcements, 301 mine workers lost their lives in an accident due to the ignorance of the boss and the government in the main coal basin of Turkey, Soma on 13th May.  In the early times after the accident occurred, the government’s spokesman tried to disassemble...

Hundreds of miners are dead in Turkey! Bosses and government are responsible for this massacre!

On May 13th Turkey faced a big massacre of miners. The mine which is in the miners’ city of Soma, about 75 miles north-east of the Aegean coastal city of Izmir, exploded. Hundreds of workers died. When this article was being written authorities were saying 232 dead and...

They shoot children for protesting

Berkin Elvan was 14 years old when he became one of the victims of the police attacks on the Gezi Park resistance that led to the June uprising in Turkey in 2013. The police aimed at the young boy and shot him in the head with a gas...

New protests erupt in Turkey

National protests were reported today in more than 30 cities of Turkey after the death of a seriously wounded young student during protests in June last year. Elvan Berkin, 15 years old, died today. Elvan was in a coma during 269 days due to a head injury caused by...

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