Against the background of the dismissal of mayors and the imposition of trustees in major towns in the South East of Turkey, delegates of the municipal services union Genel-Is gathered for their 17th Congress.
Aug. 26, 2019
Jan. 24, 2019
In a process against trade unionists arrested in 2012, public hearings took place in the Ankara Court on 23 January.
Dec. 21, 2018
We join the European and global medical and human rights communities in condemning the prison sentences against Turkish doctors and academics for speaking out for peace and the suffering caused by wars.
Sep. 28, 2018
The city of Cizre in the Kurdish dominated South East of Turkey faced several times a curfew by the Turkish army
Mar. 26, 2018
(Following the social media action and letters of protest, the unionists have been released) European and global unions raised the state of trade union rights in Turkey with the European Commission and Council ahead of their EU-Turkey summit 26 March in Varna, Bulgaria.
Jul. 17, 2017
It is one year since the failed coup attempt 15 and 16 July 2016. This coup attempt was condemned by Turkish, European and international trade unions.
Jun. 21, 2017
Pay rise campaign, trade union rights in Turkey and much more at the UNISON international conference
(21 June 2017) The dismal state of the UK health care system and the lack of funding for social care under the Conservative government were among the main themes of the annual delegates’ conference
Jun. 09, 2017
EPSU protests against the arbitrary arrest of Taner Kiliç, the Chair of Amnesty International Turkey
Police detained the Chair of Amnesty International Turkey, Taner Kiliç 6 June. He was arrested by police on suspicion of having links with the Fethullah Gülen movement.
May. 29, 2017
Turkey established appeals commission for dismissed workers – But it will not bring justice to ten thousands of public service workers
(Update 8 June 2017) The chair of Amnesty Turkey Mr. Taner has been arrested 6 June 2017. He is arrested for his work for Amnesty and accused of connections with terrorists .