11 July 2017
Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi last Sunday.
23 April 2017
The Turkish referendum result last week showed up the problems facing the increasingly authoritarian president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
18 April 2017
Protesters took to the streets of several Turkish cities last Sunday after authorities declared victory for president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a referendum. Also: hunger strike in Palestine, mass protests in Serbia
28 March 2017
A repressive government is holding a biased referendum to increase its powers to silence opposition further—and the Tories are backing them all the way.
14 February 2017
New decree in Turkey gives president Erdogan even greater powers already resulting in mass suspensions and dismissals of workers
08 November 2016
The British government has lined up to support the Turkish state’s brutal assault on democratic rights.
04 November 2016
Turkish security forces have detained at least 11 MPs from the pro-Kurdish and left-wing Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
18 October 2016
The Syrian war is an obscenity, a brutal meat-grinder that consumes mainly the innocent. It goes on only because it is in the interest of rival imperialist powers and their local clients and allies.
31 August 2016
Revolutionaries demand that Turkey immediately cease military operations in Syria, stop its enmity against the Kurds, and open its borders to refugees.
30 August 2016
Turkish tanks, backed by US air strikes, swept into northern Syria last weekend and attacked Kurdish YPG forces. Meanwhile in India tens of millions of workers were due to hold a nationwide general strike on Friday of this week.
23 August 2016
Kurdish people in Turkey are under assault by Isis and the Turkish state in the aftermath of the failed coup, argues Charlie Kimber
02 August 2016
A battle is taking place in Turkey to decide who will gain in the wake of an attempted military coup last month.
19 July 2016
A coup attempt in Turkey which aimed to remove president Recep Tayyip Erdogan was beaten back by mass mobilisation last weekend.
16 July 2016
The Socialist Workers Party joins the people of Turkey in condemning the attempted military coup in that country.
28 June 2016
Chris Stephenson, a socialist activist in Turkey and lecturer at Istanbul’s Bilgi university, has been acquitted of possessing “propaganda for a terrorist organisation”.
11 June 2016
Chris Stephenson, socialist activist and lecturer at Istanbul’s Bilgi university, has been charged with possessing “propaganda for a terrorist organisation.”
17 May 2016
I’ve been in Istanbul participating in the Marxism 2016 festival organised by the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (DSIP). Turkey's politics has undergone an astonishing reversal over the past year.
26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.
08 April 2016
Anti-fascists plan to gather in the Greek port of Piraeus tonight, Friday, as the Nazi Golden Dawn prepares to march against refugees.
05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell