Wednesday, 21. February 2018

Four members of the Israeli left-wing organization of university and college lecturers, “Academia for Equality,” traveled to Istanbul in January to bear witness to and protest political trials being conducted against about 150 Turkish academics. The latter are facing terrorism-related charges for signing a petition opposing their government’s assaults against its Kurdish citizens, including the mass displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and reports of massacres.

On the 50th anniversary of casting US Navy soldiers to the sea by university students, the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) condemned the neo-Ottomanist aspirations and declared the conditions to free Turkey from imperialism.

According to the news portal soL, 50 years after the casting of the soldiers of the US Navy 6th Fleet out to the sea by university students in Istanbul, the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) issued a declaration about their anti-imperialist stance.

PAME, a member of the WFTU, expresses its solidarity with KOD-A employees in Turkey who are in protest for their right to trade union organization and Collective Agreement.

KOD-A's employers exploit the anti-labor legislation in Turkey to prevent workers from being organized and collectively demand. After the workers succeeded, with the help of SOSYAL IS Union, to organize 40% of the company's employees (which, according to the law, is required to claim a Collective Agreement), the employers filed a complaint with the Ministry of Labor against the employees.

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) has condemned and denounced as unacceptable the conviction of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP), Kemal Okuyan, by the Turkish courts to 11 months and 20 days in prison on the pretext that, in an article he wrote, “he insulted the President of Turkey, Erdogan.

tkpTo fraternal parties and friends of TKP

Kemal Okuyan, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Turkey, has been sentenced to 11 months and 20 days of imprisonment on the grounds that he libeled President Erdoğan in an article published on July 28, 2015. The fact that Kemal Okuyan will not serve time provided that he pays a pecuniary fine determined by the court, does not make any difference.

The oppressive regime in Turkey wants to punish and silence our comrade, like thousands of others in Turkey, because of his political activities.

Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) released a comprehensive public declaration calling on the working people to get organized within the party to strengthen the people’s true alternative.    

ICP, 17 January 2017

According to the newsportal soL, the Communist Party of Turkey released a comprehensive public declaration on January 15 with the titlle 'In order to enlighten 2018, TKP says that.

The World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of more than 92 million members in 126 countries all over the world, extends its internationalist solidarity with Nakliyat-Is and the workers of Zeytinburnu Nakliyeciler Site in Istanbul against the decision of its demolition and against the oppression towards the workers by the riot police.

The Governorship and Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul decided to demolish Zeytinburnu Nakliyeciler Site where 1000 workers are employed, in order to make profits from its exploitation since it is at the centre of Istanbul, sending by this way 1.000 families to impoverishment and hunger.

WFTUThe World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of 92 million members in 126 countries in the 5 continents, expresses its firm solidarity and support to the workers of Tekno Maccaferri factory in Düzce and their union, Birleşik Metal-İş.

The workers went on strike on July 31, after Tekno Maccaferri company denied the demands of workers during collective bargaining discussions. Yesterday 20 workers, who have been on strike for 25 days, gathered in front of the factory and did not allow the trucks enter into the factory.

Communist Party of TurkeyThe Conference process of the 12th Congress of the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) has been completed with the two day meeting of the delegates in İstanbul on 27-28 May 2017. At the 12th Congress of TKP, important decisions for the forthcoming year of struggle have been decided on at the sessions by the participation of the 383 delegates, 14 of which from abroad.

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