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Murat Karin, Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision...

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Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) leaflet text The Turkish state is bombarding Kurds in Afrin, using bombing and a ground invasion. This follows devastating attacks on Kurdish areas in Turkey in 2016, when President...

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On Sunday 16 April, Turkey went through the most controversial and questionable referendum in its history. The constitutional amendments which were to give President Erdogan dictatorial powers, including the authority to dissolve the parliament, were...

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No to Military Rule, No to Erdogan’s Rule! For a Workers’ Alternative! Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey) – Originally published at SocialistWorld.net. On the night of July15, a section of middle-ranking generals, ex-generals and colonels of the...

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Report of World Perspectives Discussion at the 2015 CWI Summer School Growing poverty and inequality, unemployment, war and its horrific consequences, economic stagnation and crisis. These were some of the themes touched on by Judy...

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On election night, many left and Kurdish activists rallied and celebrated. The left, pro-Kurdish "Democratic Party of the People" (HDP) has won enough votes to enter Parliament. ...

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What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle? Serge Jordan, CWI The situation in Kobanê has put the Kurdish question in the centre of attention worldwide. The canton of Kobanê, part of Rojava...

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Soma mine disaster deadliest in the country’s history On Tuesday 13, apparently faulty electrical equipment sparked a deadly explosion in a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey. The latest news report indicate that at least...

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