Turkish Unions Strike Again, Bolstering Call for Government to Resign

A growing number of trade unions representing 800,000 Turkish workers, including members of the KESK and DISK labor coalitions, went out on strike again today.

Turkish protesters face continued attacks from police as those occupying Gezi Park were evicted.

A joint statement from KESK and DISK announced:

the government may bring in the army:

Turkey’s unions are no strangers to conflict with Erdogan and his authoritarian tactics:


You can support the Turkish protesters by signing this petition sponsored by LabourStart, DISK, and the International Trade Union Confederation. 

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