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
22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.
18 March 2016
CHRIS STEPHENSON, the socialist activist who was deported from Turkey a week ago has received news from the authorities today, Friday, that now there is “no ban on him entering Turkey” and he can return.
18 March 2016
Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees
17 March 2016
SOCIALIST ACTIVIST Chris Stephenson has been deported from Turkey to Britain. He is a victim of the crackdown launched by the state as part of its murderous war against the Kurds.
16 March 2016
Turkish police detained socialist activist Chris Stephenson, a lecturer at Istanbul’s Bilgi University, yesterday, Tuesday. He is due in court today.
06 March 2016
Thousands of people joined a powerful demonstration In London today, Sunday, to say “Stop Turkey’s war on the Kurds”.