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Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor files lawsuit to disband pro-Kurdish HDP and other stories

Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa

Turkey’s government moves court to disband opposition HDP

Turkey’s chief prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in the constitutional court to disband the pro-Kurdish left-wing Peoples Democratic Party on charges of having links with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)

Students in Turkey continue protests in defense of academic autonomy

The protests in Turkey began on January 4 against the appointment of Melih Bulu, an outsider and loyalist of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as rector of Boğaziçi University. They have continued despite hundreds of arrests by the police

Braving crackdown, Turkish students resist Erdogan’s bid to subjugate universities

Students and teachers of Boğaziçi University and across Turkey have been protesting the undemocratic appointment of Erdogan loyalist Melih Bulu as the institution’s rector

Turkish communists criticize Erdogan’s decision to convert Hagia Sophia to a mosque

The decision of right-wing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to permit worship at the Hagia Sophia Museum has been widely condemned as a ploy to appease Muslim hardliners

Refugee crisis Turkish blackmail worsens situation for refugees

The Turkey-Greece borders are on alert as Turkey allows thousands of refugees to cross over to Europe. The move is being viewed as an attempt by the Turkish government to blackmail the European Union (EU) to support its imperialist designs in the Syrian conflict

Turkish communists Turkish Communists hold gatherings in Istanbul and Izmir

The Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) organized events over two days, December 22-23, in preparation for the upcoming struggles in the new year

Turkey anti-mining Protest Massive protests break out in Turkey against mining in the Kaz mountain region

Protesters said that the development of the mine in the Kaz mountains would lead to the poisoning of the local water supply and water in the dam in the nearby Canakkale city

Outrage in Turkey as Erdogan calls for election re-run in Istanbul

Opposition parties claim that the Supreme Election Council nullified last month’s results due to pressure from Ergodan’s party who lost the bid

Turkey gets first communist mayor as Erdogan suffers a blow in local body polls

The Communist Party of Turkey’s Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu emerged victorious in the city of Tunceli. Meanwhile, the Peoples Alliance led by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost power in key metros, including Ankara and Istanbul

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