Turkey

Student Protests in Turkey: A Communist Critique

There is an urgent need to break out of the reformist, legalistic, and parliamentarian strait-jacket that these protests confine themselves to.

Turkey's Imperialist Aggression Threatens to Set More than the Mediterranean Alight

As well as exacerbating the decline in living conditions of the international working class the deepening world economic crisis is sharpening imperialist competition.

Rojava between genocide and compromise

The invasion of Rojava by the state of Turkey is brutal, barbaric and have no justification. This article explains how and why Rojava arrived to this destination.
What may happen later and whether the war can be stopped or not.

A Class War Against State War – IWW Istanbul’s Statement on the Turkish Invasion of Syria

Istanbul Industrial Workers of the World's statement against the invasion of Syria. The following statement was originally published on Yeryüzü Postası.

The latest message from Ocalan and my opinion

This article covers a brief analysing about the most recent messages from Abullah Ocalan in offering ceasefire and talk with the state of Turkey . In addition to the messages the article covers whether Ocalan was with the current war between PKK and Turkish government and also a conclusion.

Turkish State begun to deport Syrian refugees en masse back to the war zones in Syria and border cities

Since the beginning of the civil war in Syria wave after wave of refugees arrived Turkey. Currently there are about 4 million Syrian refugees living in several cities scattered throughout the country. In the last local elections the AKP government lost major cities like Istanbul and Ankara (where hundreds of thousands of immigrants are living in precarious conditions) to the opposition parties, who mostly ran on an anti-Syrian nationalist campaign. Now, the AKP government is trying to win its constituencies back by resorting to mass deportations of immigrants.

PKK can seize this opportunity before President Erdogan grab it

This article is analysing the current situation of PKK after seeing Abdulla Ocalan By his lawyers on 02/05. Should PKK transform itself from an army struggle movement to a mass movement or staying the same? In responding to this question i will try to point out some facts.

Airport construction workers protest deadly working conditions in Istanbul

35,000 workers are building the third airport in Istanbul to be ready by October 2018, set to be the biggest airport in the world. The labour ministry claim that around 27 have died on site, but others report that over 400 workers have been killed by accidents since construction began, including children.

https://en.labournet.tv/airport-construction-workers-protest-deadly-working-conditions-istanbul

Video: Beauty Is Resisting

Dismissed workers protest in front of Flormar

Since April 2018 at least 132 workers at the Flormar cosmetics factory in Gebze, Turkey have been dismissed for unionising. Flormar, which is owned 51% by France based Yves Rocher, pays its workers the minimum wage under poor safety conditions and has ignored the officially recognised union Petrol-İş.

https://en.labournet.tv/beauty-resisting