Turkey

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

President Erdogan is as dangerous as President Trump

This article covers the similarity between President Trump and President Erdogan . It tells the readers that President Erdogan has been dangerous to the world too and probably there is no comparison between him and Trump. The article also covers the role of UK Media about Trump as the most dangerous man in the world but very little about Erdogan while he is more dangerous than Trump.

Afrin and the Policies of the Democratic Union Party

This article talks about Afrin and stress on the wrong polices of the Peoples’ Democratic Party , PYD. In falling Afrin the PYD should take some responsibility. It also remind us what lessons we can take and stresses on the reasons as to why we should not trust the political parties in building the Democratic Confederalism .

Afrin: an internationalist position

Demonstration against the Turkish military operation

Statement from the Anarchist Communist Group from 3 April 2018 on the Turkish military invasion of the Kurdish town of Afrin.

Is the defense of Afrin proletarian internationalism?

A critique of two articles published by the International Marxist Humanist Organisation by Fredo Corvo.

Yeryüzü Postası respond to the assault on Afrin

Turkish internationalists Yeryüzü Postası's statement on the assault on Afrin by the Turkish government.

Where is the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) heading?

Is the PKK getting closer to the Idea of their leader, Ocalan, or not. At the same time it reminds the supporters of the Kurdish in Rojava and Bakur, Turkey Kurdistan, that only solidarity attitude is neither correct nor useful. They need to have a critical solidarity attitude.

Flooding the cradle of civilisation: A 12,000 year old town in Kurdistan battles for survival

It’s one of the oldest continually inhabited places on earth, but a new dam has put Hasankeyf under threat, write Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson.

Aiding and abetting Erdoğan's brutality

This is one of a series of articles written by Shoal Collective in the run-up to the DSEI arms fair. This one focuses on Turkey's arms industry and deals it has made with other countries. It was originally published in Morning Star.

A demonstration in solidarity with Kurds and against arming the Turkish state will take place on Sunday 10 September outside the East Entrance of the ExCel Centre from 1pm.

Britain’s £100m fighter jet deal is helping Erdogan build a self-reliant dictatorship, writes SARA WOODS