Turkey

GERMANY

Police Raid in Munich: Special Forces Burst into Apartment Because of a Ypg-Flag on Private Facebook Page

August 17, 2017 | This morning at 6 AM, ten heavily armed special forces of German police executed a search warrant in Munich in an investigation over a picture of a flag of the Kurdish militia YPG posted on a (...)

Baran Serhad

MIDDLE EAST

What Lies After the Turkey Referendum

April 15, 2017 | With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left (...)

Yasemin Yilmaz

GUEST POST

Turkey’s Referendum and its Aftermath

April 12, 2017 | Those who thought that the referendum would be a piece of cake for the government given the countrywide state of emergency were proven wrong.

Başlangıç magazine

GERMANY

Refugees: The End of the German Illusion

February 08, 2017 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel responds to Trump’s racism. Is she being cynical, hypocritical, or both?

Sebastian Vargas

MIDDLE EAST

Turkey’s Fragile Bonapartism

January 06, 2017 | Turkey may hold a referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system as soon as late March; however, Erdoğan’s Bonapartist shift does not herald stability for the ruling class, (...)

Barış Yıldırım
Foti Benlisoy

MIDDLE EAST

The Carnage of Aleppo

December 23, 2016 | Aleppo is a tragedy. Over a quarter million people have died in the confrontation between the rebels and the forces of the Syrian government.

Juan Cruz Ferre

TURKEY

Three Hypotheses on the Assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey

December 20, 2016 | The assassination of Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, occurred against the backdrop of the civil war in Syria. In particular, it takes place amidst the dramatic turn of events (...)

Claudia Cinatti

ECONOMY

Phase Two of the Economic Crisis

September 01, 2016 | The 10th international conference of the Trotskyist Fraction took place in Buenos Aires from August 7 to 14, with representatives from 14 countries. This article focuses on one major topic of (...)

TURKEY

Turkey launches ground operation in Syria

August 25, 2016 | Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the (...)

Mehmet Yılmaz

TURKEY

Hope is with the youth, the Kurds and the working class

July 23, 2016 | Erdoğan has used the coup as an excuse for a drastic authoritarian turn. We interviewed Yunus Özgür, a young Turkish student who currently lives in Germany.

Kaan Onat

TURKEY

Erdoğan Declares State of Emergency

July 21, 2016 | Following last week's attempted coup, Turkish President Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency, signaling the real “coup” against workers' and people's (...)

Mehmet Yılmaz

TURKEY

VIDEO: Turkey After the Failed Coup

July 19, 2016 | Interview with Baran Serhad, Kurdish editor of Klasse gegen Klasse.

Klasse Gegen Klasse
LaIzquierdaDiario.es

TURKEY

No to the coup, no to the AKP!

July 17, 2016 | The Islamist AKP government under President Erdoğan will use the attempted military coup as an opportunity to recover its tarnished image, and to install an authoritarian presidential (...)

Mehmet Yılmaz

TURKEY

Turkey Hit Again by Attacks

June 29, 2016 | The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war (...)

Barış Yıldırım

TURKEY

Women Workers Picket Avon in Turkey

June 15, 2016 | Discrimination towards women has always had a significant place in AKP's brand of political Islam, yet young female workers are coming to the forefront of class struggle – as is the case with the (...)

Barış Yıldırım

TURKEY

Kurdistan Workers’ Party: Then and Now

December 11, 2015 | The 37th Anniversary of the founding congress of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) took place recently in Turkey. On November 27, 1978, the party’s founding resolution emerged at a secret meeting (...)

Suphi Toprak
Baran Serhad

TURKEY

What’s Next After the AKP’s Bloody Electoral Victory?

November 13, 2015 | After the newly called elections, there is an atmosphere of defeat. The AKP managed to win the elections after an intense campaign of violence. A new wave of neoliberal offensives awaits at the (...)

Baran Serhad

Down with the Assad dictatorship

Israel and imperialism, out of Syria

May 11, 2013 | In less than 48 hours, the State of Israel launched two rounds of aerial bombardments against military targets on the outskirts of Damascus...