EMEP Chairwoman Selma Gürkan's trial posponed to January
The Labour Party (EMEP) Chairwoman Selma Gürkan is on trial, because of criticising the Erdoğan government's war policies.
Brasil goes to election, fighting against fascism
On 7 October, the presidential election will be held in Brasil, where the popular forces fight against the threat of a fascist candidacy.
EMEP: New Economic Plan is the proof of a plan to make the public pay for the crisis
EMEP Chairwoman Selma Gürkan: New Economic Plan (NEP) creates new opportunities for monopolies and poverty for the people.
British trade unionists urge Turkish government to release construction workers
Several trade unionists in Britain called on the Turkish government to release 24 workers who protested for their basic rights, including edible food.
Hayatın Sesi TV owner and managers charged with 3 years and 9 months imprisonment
The owners of Hayatın Sesi TV, Mustafa Kara and İsmail Gökhan Bayram and General Director Gökhan Çetin, charged with 3 years, 9 months imprisonment.
24 workers arrested over protests at new İstanbul airport site
A Turkish court has arrested 24 workers after protests over labour conditions at the construction of İstanbul’s new airport.
Turkish Competition Board investigates Google
The Turkish Competition Board has decided to open an investigation into Google for alleged misconduct of its dominant position in the search market.
EMEP's statement on the U.S. sanctions: Let's put an end to imperialism and its cronies
'The U.S.'s sanctions against Turkey must be ceased', states Selma Gürkan, chairman of EMEP, but also makes a call to stand against AKP’s policies.
In 7 questions, what is new 'Presidential System of Governance' of Turkey?
What are the powers of Tayyip Erdoğan who was elected as the first president of the new system on 24 June 2018? How will the government take form?
Call from the EMEP to struggle against 'one-man' regime and it's new attacks
The Labour Party (EMEP) called for the struggle to establish a new state order on the basis of a constitution, securing democratic rights and freedoms
What do the first results of the 24 June election show?
İhsan Çaralan analysed the winners and losers of the June 24th elections in Turkey.
The case for Evrensel's 'Paradise Documents' report will be heard today
Media organisations reacted to the lawsuit against Evrensel Newspaper, made by Berat and Serhat Albayrak, due to reporting on the Paradise Documents.
Romanian finance workers fighting for their future
The Romanian Federation of Trade Unions of Insurance and Banking Workers (FSAB) has started a campaign to regain the sectoral bargaining rights.
At least 60 Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire in Gaza
At least 60 Palestinians were killed on Monday by Israeli gunfire during anti-occupation rallies in the Gaza Strip.
More than a million people tweeted to say 'enough' to President Erdoğan
More than a million people tweeted to call time on President Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday, making the word 'Tamam' (Enough) a trending topic worldwide.
CIPOML: Go onto the streets on Mayday with a louder voice against exploitation
International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organisations (CIPOML), called to go onto the streets on Mayday against exploitation.
Hayatın Sesi TV case postponed to September, 19
The case of Hayatın Sesi TV, which was shut down based on a Decree of Law issued under the State of Emergency has been postponed to 19 September.
Cumhuriyet's 14 journalists and executives sentenced to jail
The court sentenced 14 journalists and executives from Cumhuriyet newspaper to various prison terms over terrorism-related charges.
Arbitrary use of anti-terrorism laws in Turkey: The case against the school teacher Ayşe Çelik
A school teacher, Ayşe Çelik, who said 'do not let children die' was sent to prison with her baby daughter in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
EMEP: The government is once again trying to deceive the people
EMEP Chairwoman Selma Gürkan: We call on the working class and all other oppressed and exploited classes to teach a lesson to the Government.
Turkey to hold early elections on 24 June, says President Erdoğan
President Tayyip Erdoğan announced early elections in Turkey on June 24, 2018.
EMEP: Troubled government seeks a solution in early election
EMEP Chairwoman Selma Gürkan criticised MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli's call for early elections: Troubled government seeks a solution in early election.
Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet Bahçeli called for early elections
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli called for early elections on Aug. 26, 2018.
EMEP: We condemn the attacks on Syria initiated by the US, Britain and France
Labour Party: These attacks aim to materialise their imperialist interests in Syria and in the Middle East, and they target the peoples of the region.
Turkey detained 11 people over social media posts
At least 11 people were detained across Turkey over social media posts on the charge of 'propagandising for an illegal organisation'.
Two more Palestinians are killed by cross-border Israeli army gunfire
At least two Palestinians were killed Friday as a result of Israeli army gunfire from the other side of the border, according to the Health Ministry.
English PEN: Freedom of expression in Turkey is in jeopardy
English PEN presents a report on the situation of freedom of expression in Turkey and engages in a critical evaluation of the violation of the rights.
Özgürlükçü Demokrasi Newspaper and printing house raided by police
Turkish authorities took control of the pro-Kurdish newspaper Özgürlükçü Demokrasi on Wednesday after a police raid on its offices overnight.
Erdoğan did not get what he wants from the EU
President Tayyip Erdoğan returned empty-handed from the Turkey-EU summit in Varna, which promised high hopes and a new beginning.
Turkish Parliament approved new law to regulate online broadcasting
A new law, regulating video and audio broadcasts online has been approved in the Turkish Parliament, late on Wednesday.
Hundreds of thousands celebrate Newroz in Turkey
Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated Newroz in towns and cities across Turkey, including Diyarbakır, İstanbul, Van and İzmir.
Working women in Turkey: Unemployment, violence and insecurity
Working Women in Turkey report: Just 3 out of 10 women in Turkey are employed and almost half of these working women are undocumented.
13 years of imprisonment wanted for managers of Hayatın Sesi TV
In the case of Hayatın Sesi TV, the prosecutor wanted up to 13 years imprison claiming that they made propaganda of 'terrorist' organisations.
German journalist Deniz Yücel released from jail in Turkey
Deniz Yücel, a German journalist who had been in jail in Turkey for a year, has been freed.
Turkey’s unemployment at 10.3 percent in November period
Unemployment in Turkey stood at 10.3 percent at November period, including the months October, November and December.
Turkish army chopper was shot down in Hatay: 2 soldiers were killed
One chopper belonging to the Turkish Armed Forces was shot down in the southeastern province of Hatay during Turkey's Operation Olive Branch.
Detention warrant has been issued for HDP Co-chair Serpil Kemalbay
Ahead of HDP’s 3rd Congress, detention warrant has been issued for Co-chair Serpil Kemalbay while a large number of HDP and HDK members were detained.
UK activists, journalists, academics and trade unions support women’s call for an end to the state of emergency in Turkey
Activists, journalists, academics, trade unions in the UK agreed to join forces to act collectively in support of the women and LGBT struggle in Turkey.
KESK Central Executive Board member Elif Çuhadar in custody
KESK Central Executive Board member Elif Çuhadar has been taken into custody in Ankara regarding a panel organised 4 years ago.
Turkish soldier killed and five wounded in attack in Idlib
A Turkish soldier has been killed; five soldiers and 1 civil worker have been wounded in an attack to the observation post in Idlib.
Turkey detains 573 for opposing Afrin operation
Turkey has detained 573 people for social media posts and protests criticizing its military offensive in Afrin, Syria.
Amnesty International's chairman in Turkey rearrested just hours after release
A court in İstanbul has reversed its decision to release Taner Kılıç, the chairman of Amnesty International in Turkey, ordering him to stay in jail.
Erdoğan praises the Free Syrian Army (FSA), but who are they?
What groups constitute the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and who its members become a matter of curiosity since they joined the ‘Olive Branch’ operation.
Metal sector union and employers agreed on a pay rise
The Metal Industrialists Union (MESS) and the Turkish Metal Union (Türk Metal), have finally agreed on a pay rise and social aid package.
Police detained medics for speaking against Afrin offensive
Senior members of Turkish Medical Association (TTB) who spoke out against Turkey's military offensive in Afrin have been detained.
311 people detained in Turkey, for campaigning against Afrin operation
311 people were detained in Turkey, during the past week on charges of 'promoting terrorism' in connection with the operation in Afrin.
Metal industry strike banned by the Turkish government
Turkish government banned the strike of 130,000 workers at 179 workplaces across the metal sector.
Over 170 intellectuals in Turkey call on MPs to end the operation in Afrin
Over 170 intellectuals in Turkey signed a letter to MPs calling for an end to the Afrin operation and for resolution of problems through dialogue.
RSF condemns the increase in censorship in Turkey
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the increase in censorship and social media arrests in Turkey, that has accompanied the Afrin Operation.