A Kurdish massacre finds no justice in Turkey

December 28 2011 near the village of Roboski, in the Uludere district of Sırnak province at around 9.20pm four Turkish F-16 fighter jets bombed a group of Kurdish young villagers transporting cheap fuel into Turkey from Iraq, 34 members of the group including 17 children were killed. On April...

Generals in conflict with the Turkish government are arrested

Forty-nine military officers, including former Navy commander and Air Force commander, were detained on 23th February 2010.  Seventeen retired generals, four active admirals, twenty-seven commissioned officers and one non-commissioned officer were detained on a charge of planning a military coup against the government party: AKP. Most of the officers...

A new wave of class struggle in Turkey

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War to imperialism, peace to people of Middle East!

The Turkish army made a series of heavy air attack against PKK (outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party) bases which are located in Northern Iraq -South Kurdistan. Army's attacks accompanied to the air attacks. Many PKK guerillas were killed by the army.   The conflict between Turkish army and PKK has been continuing...

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...

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...

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