Category Archives: Turkey

Syria: United Freedom Forces (BÖG) Commander Ulaş Bayraktaroğlu martyred during the operation to liberate Raqqa

(via ANF News) BÖG Chief Commander martyred in Raqqa operation 10.05.17: Revolutionary Communars Party/United Freedom Forces (BÖG) Chief Commander Ulaş Bayraktaroğlu lost his life in a clash with ISIS during the Raqqa operation. Bayraktaroğlu had been arrested during the Gezi … Continue reading

Posted in International Freedom Battalion, International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces (IRPGF), Islamic State, Mehmet Yoldaş, Middle East, Raqqa, Revolutionary Communars Party, Rojava, Syria, Turkey, Ulaş Bayraktaroğlu, United Freedom Forces (BÖG)

Switzerland: May Day Antifascist Action at the Turkish Consulate in Zurich

Today on the afternoon of the revolutionary May 1st, with about 120 people we converged on the Turkish Consulate on Weinberg street in Zurich in solidarity with the resistance in Turkey, Rojava and Bashur. While we were there we left … Continue reading

Posted in Antifascism, Bashur, Direct Action, Fuck AKP, Fuck Erdogan, Graffiti, International Solidarity, May Day 2017, Paint Bombing, Rojava, Switzerland, Turkey, Zurich

Istanbul, Turkey: Anarchist Banner and Sticker Actions against the Referendum

Coordinated actions by anarchists in the eve of Referendum against dictatorship and democracy.. Some anarchist groups in Istanbul, organized coordinated actions against democracy and dictatorship in the context of Turkish constitutional referendum, and to salute ‘Coordination of Anarchist Groups’, which … Continue reading

Posted in Banners, Coordination of Anarchist Groups, Direct Action, Erdogan Terrorist, Istanbul, Turkey

France: Revolutionary prisoner Erdoğan Çakır on indefinite hunger strike for over 40 days

17.03.17: Erdoğan Çakır, imprisoned in France for membership of the DHKP-C (Revolutionary People’s Liberation Front), has been on an indefinite hunger strike since February 15, 2017. The reason for this is that he began a one week hunger strike in … Continue reading

Posted in Democratic People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), Erdoğan Çakır, France, Gülcan Çakır, Hunger Strike, Political Prisoners, Prison Struggle, Repression, Revolutionary Prisoners, Turkey

Rojava: Water and electricity cuts in Kobane due to Turkey cutting Firat river supply

The water and electricity cuts continue on its 4th day in Kobane. The Firat river’s water supply is so low that the base of the river, at least 3 kilometres in width is visible. The canton has announced that the … Continue reading

Posted in Bakur, Kobane, Kurdish Struggle, Kurdistan, Rojava, State Terrorism, Syria, Turkey

İstanbul, Turkey: Food Not Bombs Action in Solidarity with Refugees

Turkey, 16.02.17: Yesterday, in solidarity with refugees in İzmir Torbalı, Bombalara Karşı Sofralar / Food Not Bombs İstanbul, in spite of police intervention to their protests and event, built their solidarity by reaching refugees in İstanbul. They remind us that … Continue reading

Posted in Direct Action, Food Not Bombs, Istanbul, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Turkey, İzmir

İzmir, Turkey: Military police attack refugee camps in Torbali and Bayindir

Received on 11.02.17: GENDARMERIE INTERVENTION TO REFUGEE CAMPS IN TORBALI As of February 8th, refugees living in the tents in Torbalı and Bayındır districts are getting evacuated in accordance with the district governorate decisions with the intervention of the gendarmerie … Continue reading

Posted in Bayindir, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Repression, Torbali, Turkey, İzmir