13 October 2015
Strikes and protests gripped Turkey on Monday and Tuesday of this week in response to the bombing of a peace march last Saturday—and the government’s attempts to deflect blame.
11 October 2015
Two bombs exploded at a peace demonstration in Turkey's capital Ankara yesterday, Saturday.
15 September 2015
Ron Margulies from the DSIP socialist group in Istanbul explains Turkey’s latest assault on the Kurds
25 August 2015
A general election has been called in Turkey for 1 November. This follows close on an earlier poll in June.
28 July 2015
The Turkish state has renewed its war against the Kurdish movement after the Isis attack on Suruc, reports?Ken Olende
21 July 2015
Latest Isis atrocity sees Kurdish groups look to old enemies for support—with deadly consequences, warns Ken Olende
09 June 2015
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to win an absolute majority in Turkey’s general election last Sunday.
19 May 2015
Cops cleared of deaths in France | Egypt to execute former president | Turkish walkout stops car plants
03 February 2015
Workers marched through the Turkish capital Ankara last Sunday in protest at a government ban on a strike.
21 October 2014
Turkey lifted a ban on Kurdish fighters crossing the border into north eastern Syria to defend the town of Kobane from Islamic State forces last Tuesday.
14 October 2014
Kurdish oppression has been made and perpetuated by imperialism, and liberation will not be brought by its arms or compromises with it, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
07 October 2014
Islamic State is trying to take the town of Kobane in northern Syria.
01 July 2014
For the region’s Kurdish minority, both sides of the current upheaval stand in the way of liberation, writes Ron Margulies
03 June 2014
Barcelona riots halt demolition - Clashes on Gezi Park anniversary - Craigavon Two lose their appeal
20 May 2014
The number of miners still missing after the disaster in Turkey remains unknown.
16 May 2014
The number of miners still missing after the disaster in Turkey remains unknown. So far 283 miners have died and the number continues to rise. The government has said that 147 are still in the mine. But even these tragic figures do not add up. That leaves 288 miners unaccounted for, given that the total number of workers in the mine is said to have been 787.
01 April 2014
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP party did well in local elections last week.
18 March 2014
More than 60 people from the Turkish community attended a vigil in Glasgow’s George Square on Thursday of last week in memory of Berkin Elvan. He was only 14 when he went out to buy fresh bread and was caught up in an anti-government protest in Istanbul.
18 March 2014
The funeral of a young protester has brought anger at the government back onto the streets of Turkey, writes Ron Margulies
21 January 2014
Ron Margulies looks at the government corruption scandal that could open up new opportunities for the left in Turkey