National Sections of the L5I:

Turkey

Turkey: vote HDP on June 7 - then build a revolutionary party

Turkey’s Parliamentary elections on June 7 will take place against a background of sharpening political crisis in the region. Read more...

Turkey: "We aren't mourning, we're rebelling!"

The corpse of the young Kurdish Alevi, Özgecan Aslan, was found last Wednesday, February 11, in a river in Mersin, a city in southeastern Turkey. Read more...

Turkey: Victory to the strike of the metal-workers!

On the morning of January 29, in Turkey 15,000 workers in the metal industry downed tools. Read more...

Turkish mine disaster: this was no accident, this was murder!

On 13 May 13 the worst coal mine disaster in Turkey’s history, took place at Soma in Manisa province, in western Turkey. Read more...

Can the Turkish Spring become a hot Summer?

As night fell on the evening of June 15th, hundreds of riot police advanced behind water cannon and clouds of tear gas to clear Gezi Park. Read more...

The Turkish Spring

The Turkish Spring Read more...

What does the Turkish Referendum mean?

Chris Newcombe looks at Turkey’s constitutional debate in the context of the social and national questions Read more...

Turkey: workers unite against crisis – May Day in Taksim Square at last

The pressure from trade unionists and left activists wanting to march on May Day, forcing the government to legalise the event shows an upsurge in militancy says Peter Main Read more...