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Turkish Red Crescent Association

The workers of the Turkish Red Crescent Blood Centre joined Dev-Sağlık İş, (UNION of Progressive Health Workers) an affiliate of DİSK, to get better working and living conditions. There is […]

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European Trade UNIONs Coming to Turkey for May Day

Representatives of labour organizations from European countries started an international solidarity campaign for May Day being held in Istanbul. Labour organizations made a statement saying “May Day must be recognized […]

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No votes from the workers to the government

Chairman of DISK organized a news statement saying: “No votes from the workers to the government.” Celebi interpreted the results of the local election held in March 29th, laborers and […]

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May Day 2009, İstanbul, Taksim Square

First massive May Day celebrations took place at Taksim Square led by DİSK with the participation of hundreds of thousands in 1976. May Day celebrations in 1977, led by DİSK […]

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Temporary Tax Reductions in Erdoğan's Crisis Package

At a local election rally in Çankırı, central Anatolia, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced a new package to combat effects of the economic crisis. The package includes tax reductions […]

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Organisations to Monitor Local Elections

Eight organisations, most of them rights or professional associations, have declared that they will monitor the local elections on Sunday, 29 March, and take not of irregularities. The Turkish Peace […]

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Letter of John Monks about the Chapter on Social Policy and Employment

Dear Olli Rehn, We have heard that the Commission is in the process of starting discussions with the Turkish Government to open up the Chapter on Social Policy and Employment […]

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No To Commercialization Of Water

We, as the components of the Platform “No to commercialization of water” declare that we reject WWF 5th and all its supporters in Turkey and everywhere in the world. The […]

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Protests against 5th World Water Forum

A group of about 300 Turkish and international activists began a peaceful march towards the entrance of the 5th World Water Forum in Beyoglu to express their concerns about the political […]

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European Social Forum 2008

Speech Of Süleyman Çelebi On Behalf Of Social Forum Of TurkeyR11; ESF 2008 Malmö I greet you all with deep affection on behalf of the Confederation of Progressive Trade UNIONs […]

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