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Renault dismisses workers and using police violence

Renault dismisses workers and using police violence

The last few days have seen violent clashes between the police and dismissed workers, peacefully protesting to get their jobs back and the right to organize at car manufacturer Renault’s Turkish plant Oyak in the city of Bursa.

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ITUC and ETUC urges Turkey to free jailed journalists

ITUC and ETUC urges Turkey to free jailed journalists

ITUC and ETUC leaders visit Silivri prison and urge Turkey to free jailed journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül

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Commemoration of Ankara Bomb Atrocity

Commemoration of Ankara Bomb Atrocity

Hundreds of mourners gathered yesterday at the Ankara Central Railway Station as a mark of respect for the 101 people who died and hundreds more who were injured in the atrocity of 10 October 2015.

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Message of Luca Visentini to 15th General Assembly of DISK

Message of Luca Visentini to 15th General Assembly of DISK

Luca Visentini, General Secretary of ETUC, released a message for 15th General Assembly of DISK

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ITUC Genel Sekreter Vekili Jaap Wienen

Jaap Wienen, Deputy General Secretary of ITUC, adressed DISK Congress

Jaap Wienen, Deputy General Secretary of ITUC, adressed 15th General Assembly of DISK.

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Joint statement of Russian and Turkish workers

Joint statement of Russian and Turkish workers

KTR and DSK reminded on behalf of the workers from Russia and Turkey that the international problems should be resolved by peaceful methods but not by war, violence, or economic sanctions.

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WE WILL  MOURN  AND PROTEST  AND WILL NOT FORGET!

WE WILL MOURN AND PROTEST AND WILL NOT FORGET!

We are once more addressing all of our people. This government only promises war, death, oppression and cruelty. To say stop is in your hands.

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The Ankara Massacre and its aftermath

The Ankara Massacre and its aftermath

ISIL detonates a bomb in the heart of Ankara, killing over 100 labour and peace activists. But far from shedding light on Turkey’s worst-ever terrorist attack, the ruling AKP is looking to deflect blame and grimly hold onto power.

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Ankara Massacre spurs nationwide strikes, as funerals being held

Ankara Massacre spurs nationwide strikes, as funerals being held

Strikes, boycotts, marches and demonstrations were held around Turkey on Oct. 12 in protest against the Oct. 10 Ankara Massacre that killed 108 people, with funerals of the victims being held one after another.

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A first-person account of the Ankara attack

A first-person account of the Ankara attack

“As I began to register the cause of the explosion and the plumes of smoke, I braced for another explosion amid the fleeing crowd” says Stefan Martens of DISK/Basın-İş.

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