27 | 01 | 2020

JINHASince the declaration of the state of emergency on 20th of July 2016, in Turkey 146 press and broadcasting media outlets have been closed. The Turkish government is conducting these attacks on media through decree law. Within the last 4 months the government has enacted 10 decree laws, 2 of them for the closure of media outlets. The second one was announced on 29th of October 2016, when 15 - to date still remaining - mainly Kurdish news agencies, newspapers and journals were closed down. One of the via decree law closed down agencies is JINHA, the first all-female news agency in the Middle East.

Who is JINHA?

Jin (Kurdish: Woman) News Agency - JINHA started its work on 8th of March 2012, the World Women's Day. JINHA is unique as...

HDPWe would like to inform you regarding the attack that took place yesterday, Friday, November 4th 2016 in Diyarbakir:

The location that was attacked by ISIS at around 8:00 am yesterday morning was a police school, which has been used for more than ten years as an additional service building by the Diyarbakır General Directorate of Police. It is located in the center of Bağlar province and...

HDPIn Turkey, the AKP government's increasingly ongoing operations of political genocide have tonight targeted the deputies of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) who were detained as a result of simultaneous house raids in line with the order of Diyarbakır Public Prosecutor. HDP Diyarbakır MP Çağlar Demirel stated the followings regarding the crackdown on the party executives: »These...

France’s National Alliance of Elected Communists and Republicans Association (ANECR) Chairperson and Champigny-sur-Marne Metropolitan Mayor Dominique Adenot strongly condemned the arrests of Amed Metropolitan Municipality Co-mayors Gültan Kışanak and Fırat Anlı.

Dominique Adenot said the Turkish dictator Tayyip Erdoğan launched an all-out war against democrats and Kurds in Turkey...

TurkeyWe publish a new statement of the »Hasan Ferit Gedik Center for Struggle and Liberation from Drugs«, which continues its struggle against the AKP politics and for a new human being. Around hundred people could be cured from drug addiction by volunteer of this center, but the police brutally occupied it and prevents the struggle against drugs, while AKP daily creates new drug addicts...

TurkeyAn another attack for the human right lawyers!

Today, our member Günay Dağ went to Maltepe Prison to visit one of his client who is a child and in hunger strike for 5 days to protest the conditions of prison.

Günay went there and wanted to speak with the manager. When they were in managers‘ room, the manager called the guards and they attacked to Günay. They tortured...

TurkeyOn Wednesday, 31st August 2016, around 3.00 am in the morning, the murderous police of the imperialist servant AKP totally surrounded thet neighborhood Gazi, attack several institutions and workplaces, demolished them with bulldozers.

It has also attacked the HFG center for Struggle and Liberation from drugs and arrested all patients inside. The center was surrounded with barriers and they...

Protest in TurkeyOn the night of July 15, Turkey has witnessed an attempted coup which was encouraged by the imperialist forces. This attempted military coup was aiming to purge the “unreliable allies” in the power from the Turkish political scene and to restore the capitalist order in Turkey in coherence with the new climate in Middle East. We strongly denounce the coup plotters who are in line with...

Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus Progressive Party of the Working People of Cyprus AKEL is monitoringwith deep concern the developments in Turkey that followed the failed coup d’état on 15th July. On the pretext of purgingthe putchists from the public domain, and in parallel with the brutal treatment of soldiers who participated in the coup d’état, the Erdogan government is relentlessly proceedingto a witch hunt in various directions. Civil servants...

firFor months, the International Federation of Resistance Fighters (FIR) - Association of Anti-fascists and its member federations follows with great concern the political development in Turkey. It was already visible that the government under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan started on one hand an increasingly expansionist policy with the support of IS troops in Syria, on the other hand domestically...

DİSKWe reproduce the statement of the chair of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DİSK), Kani Beko, on the state of emergency declared in Turkey:

In the wake of the 15 July coup attempt, a three-month state of emergency was declared all over Turkey in accordance with “suggestions” from the National Security Council.

Declaring a state of emergency following a coup...

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