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Turkish strike banned by state

Issue No. 2439

Workers marched through the Turkish capital Ankara last Sunday in protest at a government ban on a strike. 

Some 15,000 metal workers walked out on indefinite strike on Thursday of last week demanding a wage increase. 

But the following day the Turkish government banned the action for 60 days, claiming it damaged national security.

Activists are calling for solidarity. Send messages of support to eyupozer@gmail.com

 


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Tue 3 Feb 2015, 18:33 GMT
Issue No. 2439
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