<üp>PAME, a member of WFTU, expresses its solidarity with the hundreds of miners of the company UYAR who have been fighting for their compensation for years.

A few years ago in the black mines of the city of Soma, in 2013 301 miners were killed. While in the city of Ermenek, there was also a fatal accident at work in 2014 with 18 dead. Hundreds of miners in the two cities, who survived the death mines, are now facing starvation and misery after the company did not pay them compensation. At the initiative of the Bagimsiz Maden Trade Union, a member of the WFTU in Turkey, the workers march to Ankara to claim their compensation. The protest of miners, who are on the street with their families, women and small children, was violently...

Over the past few weeks, the GUE/NGL group has been warning about the provocative activities of Turkey in and around Cyprus, and the possible side effects that the realization of Turkey’s threat to open the enclosed area of ​​Famagusta would cause.

Unfortunately, Turkey has followed through on its threats!

We strongly condemn what Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Cypriot...

Last Friday, Turkey’s government issued arrest warrants against 82 members of the opposition HDP party, including the co-mayor of the city of Kars and former members of parliament and party leaders. Members of the “movement of the nameless” platform were also among those detained whereas the spokeswoman of the “Party for Social Freedom”, Perihan Koca, was taken into custody as part of a separate...

Coronavirus pandemic continues to have a great negative impact on the people, especially the poor in all over the world. As it has been proved during the pandemic, capitalist class tries to put the burden of the pandemic on the shoulders of the workers.

The same situation can be seen in Turkey. The employers are so far away from taking necessary precautions that the number of the workers dying...

tkpTurkey’s two largest communist parties have both blasted the decision of the right-wing government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to re-convert the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a functioning mosque. The magnificent building, which dates to 537 A.D., was originally the main Christian cathedral of Constantinople (Istanbul), capital of the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire. In 1453, after the...

Since the beginning of our education we hear only one thing: Matriculation will determine your life!

This week, we will enter the exam which will “determine our lives” along with millions of friends and peers. This exam is supposed to evaluate our knowledge, our talents, our dreams and all the things we are capable of, in almost 3 hours. We have 3 hours, make it or break it!

This year, we...

May 19th is a symbol. This day symbolises the starting of the anti-imperialist independence war, that took few years, and the effect of which will last much longer.

Since it is a new start, it is associated with youth, and considered as the dawn of Anatolia’s throwing the shackles of sultanate that lasted for centuries.

Youth, surely, is the beginning and hope, it is the one which will run...

75 years ago today, the European theater of the Second World War, in which millions of people were killed or wounded and which caused a huge devastation worldwide, ended. Unconditional surrender of the German armed forces sealed the defeat of Nazi fascism.

The Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, and rapidly moved the country, where militarist traditions were already strong, towards war...

Today, which engraved in our people’s minds as “Children’s Day”, is the 100th anniversary of the establishment of The Grand National Assembly, which symbolizes Turkey’s independence. The gains of the struggle of independence and enlightenment which started in our country 100 years ago, has been annihilated over time and replaced with the bourgeoisie’s dominance and exploitation.

However, today...

In the additional circular of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, which explained the exceptions for the curfew for young people between the ages of 18-20, public employees, people who document that they work in the private sector, and seasonal agricultural workers were exempted from the curfew.

The meaning of this decision is clear: The bourgeoisie puts the continuity of the production before the...

PAME expresses its condolences on the death of Helin Bölek, a member of the band Grup Yorum, who died after 288 days of hunger strike.

Bolek, and also the member of the band Ibrahim Gokcek, have been on a hunger strike against the Erdogan government, which since 2016 has accused “the band’s links to terrorism” to be banned from realizing any concerts and its members have occasionally been...