The new alliance, the Union of Socialist Forces, has resolved to put an end to the conservative rule in Turkey led by Erdoğan and the AKP, as well as defend secularism and withdraw from NATO
After a year of pressure from opposition parties and rights groups, the court ruled to uphold the Turkish president’s unilateral decision to withdraw from a binding convention that seeks to protect women and girls from violence
Nearly four million Syrian refugees in Turkey are facing increased xenophobia with most of the opposition blaming them for the current economic problems and demanding their repatriation
On the 101st anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Turkey, Peoples Dispatch spoke to Ekin Sönmez, a member of the party’s Central Committee, about how the party is confronting the urgent challenges facing Turkey’s working class and is deepening the struggle for socialism
Despite the announcements from the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that “everything is under control”, Turkey is experiencing one of the deepest crises in recent years. A conversation with Hasan Durkal.
The presence of around 3.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey has often been used by right-wing groups to incite racial hatred and mobilize support for themselves
Femicides and attacks on women have been increasing across Turkey along with the rise in religious conservatism under Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s govt.
Azra Gülendam Haytaoglu was a student of journalism at Akdeniz University. She was found brutally murdered after being missing since last week
The trial of Selahattin Demirtas along with 107 other members of the third largest party in Turkey, HDP, over a 2014 protest has been criticized as political vendetta against the opposition groups by the Erdogan government.
Vijay Prashad and E. Ahmet Tonak explain what is behind the recent attacks on the progressive HDP party in Turkey
The Recep Tayyip Erdoğan-led government announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence through a presidential decree on March 20
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