Akdeniz: Dünya devriminin yeni havzası!

The Mediterranean: new basin of world revolution!

البحر الأبيض: الحوض الجديد للثورة العالمية

مدیترانه: حوزه جدید انقلاب جهانی

Il Mediterraneo: nuovo bacino della rivoluzione mondiale!

Μεσόγειος: Νέα λεκάνη της παγκόσμιας επανάστασης!

Derya Sıpî: Deşta nû a şoreşa cihânê

Միջերկրական ծով: նոր ավազանում համաշխարհային հեղափոխության.

El Mediterráneo: Nueva cuenca de la revolución mundial!

La Méditerranée: nouveau bassin la révolution mondiale!

Mediterrâneo: bacia nova da revolução mundial!

  • We want Hursit Kulter back alive!

    Hursit Kulter, Sirnak provincial steering committee member of the Democratic Regions Party, was last heard from on 27 May 2016 when he was being arrested by security forces. No word has been received from him since. Cases of disappearance under custody had not been seen for years. This practice was a part of the so-called “1993 concept”, which was, in plain parlance, a dirty war waged on...

  • Decision of acquittal for “salutations sent to self-defence”

    The Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, a century-old republican opinion newspaper in the fold of Le Monde or El Pais, has published a news report on the court case against the six DIP women. Below we publish an English translation of this news article.

  • Vittoria legale e politica per le sei compagne del DIP: l'autodifesa delle donne non è un crimine!

    Le sei militanti del Partito Rivoluzionario del Lavoratori (DIP) sono state assolte il 13 giugno al processo nel quale erano state accusate di propaganda terrorista nella città industriale operaia di Çorlu, a ovest di Istanbul, nella Turchia europea. Le accuse sono state avanzate a causa della solidarietà espressa alle donne kurde, umiliate e vittime di abusi delle forze armate, in un...

  • Victoria legal de las militantes mujeres del DIP en la prensa de España

    "Nosotras saludamos a las mujeres que ejercen la defensa personal contra el barbarismo del Estado Islámico y las operaciones del Estado en el sureste de Turquía". Por esta frase seis mujeres de entre 19 y 35 años fueron a juicio. La fiscalía turca consideró que la expresión 'defensa personal' como arma contra la violencia del Estado turco, era una apología y propaganda del Partido de...

  • Legal and political victory for the six DIP women: women's self-defence no crime

    The six women militants of the Revolutionary Workers’ Party (DIP) were acquitted on 13 June at the trial in which they were charged with terrorist propaganda in a court in the industrial working class city of Çorlu, west of Istanbul, in European Turkey. This is a great legal and political victory in a time when the Turkish state is engaged in an extreme blackmail that declares any criticism of...

  • Solidarity with DIP women spreads like wildfire!

    During their intervention, the lawyers presented to the court a copy of a publicity advertisement in a left-wing daily that carried the petition of our foreign friends and comrades with the signatures of hundreds of comrades and friends from around the world. We think that the success of the trial also depends on that support and we thank everyone who subscribed to this petition and, even more...

  • Final Declaration of Social Forum in Wroclaw: Stop Militarisation! Dissolve NATO! Another World is Not Only Possible But Very Urgent!

    During 3 full days and evenings from March 11th to 13th 2016, about 300 participants from different civil society organisations and radical left forces gathered in Wroclaw (Poland) to exchange experiences on the peripheral situation of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC) in cooperation with Southern European, North African and Latin American countries and with the participation...

  • The voice of revolutionary Marxism heard at the Social Forum of Central and Eastern Europe

    During the Social Forum of Central and Eastern Europe which took place in Wroclaw, Poland between 11 and 13 March, the voice of Marxism was heard again in this region where bureaucratic workers’ states had been in power for nearly five decades. But this time Marxism was represented not by Stalinism, but by revolutionary Marxism.

  • Let us free the Mediterranean from being a graveyard for the poor and turn it into the basin of revolution it once was!

    The drowning of three-year-old Alan Kurdi in the Mediterranean as his family attempted to reach Greece in an inflatable boat, and pictures of his lifeless little body washing up on the shores of Bodrum on the Turkish Mediterranean coast finally awakened millions, those with any remaining trace of humanity. Yet, if this emotional reaction is not reinforced with a lasting struggle and if the...

  • International workshop in Budapest discusses refugee crisis

    An international workshop titled “Crises and Victims: A Workshop on Refugees, Migrants, and Anti-Refugee Discourses in a New Way,” organized jointly by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, the Karl Polanyi Center for Global Social Studies, and Eszmélet journal, was organized in Budapest on February 26-27, 2016.

  • Advanced stage in Turkey’s Syrianisation: Hold Erdoğan and AKP responsible for the catastrophe in Ankara!

    Suicide bombers have this time hit the heart of working class Ankara, the capital and second largest city of Turkey. This is the third in a row for the city: on 10 October, two successive explosions killed more than a hundred people during a demonstration organised by trade unions, demanding peace and expressing solidarity with the oppressed and heavily repressed Kurdish people of the...

  • Contra la austeridad, el fascismo, la guerra, la catástrofe ecológica y la barbarie, ¡luchemos por el socialismo internacional!

    El mundo ha iniciado 2016 lleno de preocupación y horror. Ocho años después del derrumbe de Lehman Brothers, el capitalismo mundial se hunde cada vez más en su crisis intensificada y todavía irresuelta, arrastrando a la humanidad a mayores niveles de austeridad, desempleo, desigualdad, falta de vivienda y miseria. Ha creado una situación socio-económica en la que la plaga fascista ha...

  • Against austerity, fascism, war, environmental catastrophe, and barbarism, fight for international socialism!

    The world has entered 2016 full of concern and horror. World capitalism, eight years after the Lehman Brothers collapse, is sinking further in its still unresolved, rapidly deepening crisis dragging humanity into ever greater austerity, unemployment, inequality, homelessness and misery. It has created a socio-economic environment in which the fascist plague has once again reared its head. Its...

  • Kemer sıkma politikalarına, faşizme, savaşa, çevre yıkımına ve barbarlığa karşı uluslararası sosyalizm için ileri!

    Dünya 2016 yılına kaygı ve dehşet dolu bir ortamda girdi. Lehman Brothers’ın çöküşünden sekiz yıl sonra, dünya kapitalizminin krizi hala çözülebilmiş değil ve kriz hızlı biçimde derinleşiyor. Kriz, insanlığı vahşi kemer sıkma politikalarının cenderesine sokarken, işsizliği, eşitsizliği ve sefaleti büyütüyor ve daha fazla insanı evsiz bırakıyor. Faşist vebanın bir kez daha baş göstermesine...

  • Chomsky’s (unintended) reply to Erdoğan

    The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has attacked a petition signed by over 1,200 academics criticising the ongoing police and military operations in many Kurdish towns ordered by the government. Among many things he also said he would like foreign academics to come to Turkey and see for themselves what was really happening.

  • Basta con gli aiuti e la complicità con ISIS! Basta con la repressione e le uccisioni dei curdi!

    Il governo turco sta perseguendo una politica criminale nella regione curda del paese, in Siria e nel Medio Oriente in generale.

  • Chomsky’den Erdoğan’a cevap var!

    Cumhurbaşkanı Tayyip Erdoğan, 1.128 akademisyenin yayınladığı bildiriyi eleştirmek için ABD’li ünlü dilbilimci ve toplumsal yorumcu Noam Chomsky’yi Türkiye’ye davet etmişti.  ABD Büyükelçisi’nin de Chomsky'yi davet etmesini, bölgeye gitmesini sağlamasını, “beşinci kol elemanlarından değil doğrudan bilgi almasını” önermişti.

  • Communiqué of the Revolutionary Workers’ Party (DIP): Those who dragged Turkey into the maelstrom of sectarian civil war and who thereby have Syrianised Turkey are responsible for the Sultanahmet massacre! The AKP and Erdoğan are guilty!

    In Sultanahmet, one of the most touristic and central parts of Istanbul, a bomb attack of ISIL killed 11 persons and left dozens of people wounded. The Revolutionary Workers’ Party condemns this attack and offers its condolences to the relatives of the victims. From the political point of view, it is the AKP government and Erdoğan, trying to divide Turkey and the Middle East on the basis of...

  • BDS conference in Istanbul: support the Palestinian captives and boycott G4S

    The conference was held in Istanbul on the 29th of November, 2015. There were two opening speeches at the beginning of the conference, one by Selim Sezer, on behalf of BDS Turkey, and the other by Zeina Hamad from the Palestinian diaspora in Turkey. Sezer’s speech pointed out the importance of the 29th of November, the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, while Hamad underlined that...

  • Savas Matsas: "Divisions in Greece and the Future for Socialism in Europe"

    Savas Matsas, Secretary General of the Workers' Revolutionary Party (EEK) of Greece, was invited to talk on the current situation in Greece at several events in England and Scotland during the month of November. He spoke first in London at the Historical Materialism 2015 London Conference, then in Scotland at a meeting organized by Left Unity Glasgow South, and finally gave a lecture...

  • End imperialist and sectarian intervention in Syria!

    The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish air force has signalled the threat of an outright regional or even world war with devastating consequences for humanity. This is one episode of the torment to which Syria has been subjected as a result of the intervention of imperialism and the trio Saudi Arabia-Qatar-Turkey pushing their Sunni sectarian agenda. Our parties are resolutely...

  • Terminar la intervención imperialista y sectaria en Siria!

    El derribo del avión de combate ruso por la fuerza aérea de Turquía ha señalado la amenaza de una guerra regional o incluso mundial absoluta con consecuencias devastadoras para la humanidad. Se trata de un episodio de la tormenta a la que Siria ha sido sometida, como resultado de la intervención del imperialismo y la triada Arabia Saudita - Qatar y Turquía empujando su agenda sectaria Sunni....

  • Прекратить империалистическую и сектантско-конфессиональную интервенцию в Сирию!

    Уничтожение российского военного самолёта военно-воздушными силами Турции стало сигналом угрозы открытой региональной и даже мировой войны с опустошающими последствиями для человечества. Это один из эпизодов мучений, которым Сирия подвергается в результате интервенции империализма вместе с трио Саудовская Аравия – Катар – Турция, продавливающего их суннитскую повестку дня.

  • Ankara Massacre
    The phantom election

    Turkey’s elections have stunned the whole world. A turnaround of such a magnitude in a matter of five months is probably unprecedented in electoral history.

  • The Syrianisation of Turkey

    The immense catastrophe that struck Turkey in the streets of Ankara, the capital city, on 10 October, when two bombs exploded in the midst of a thronging crowd of what would possibly turn out to be hundreds of thousands of people, leading to the death of an indefinite number of people, in any case exceeding one hundred, and the wounding of hundreds, some still under the risk of...

  • La Sirianización de Turquía

    La inmensa catástrofe que asoló las calles de la capital de Turquía en Ankara, el 10 de octubre, cuando dos bombas explotaron en medio de una multitud de lo que posiblemente fue de cientos de miles de personas, que lleva a la muerte a un número indeterminado de personas, en todo caso superior a cien, y heridas a cientos, algunos todavía en el riesgo de muerte, es un claro...

Ragıp Zarakolu
Hursit Kulter, Sirnak provincial steering committee member of the Democratic Regions Party, was last heard from on 27 May 2016 when he was being arrested by security forces. No word has been received from him since. Cases of disappearance under custody had not been seen for years. This practice was a part of the so-called “1993 concept”, which was, in plain parlance, a dirty war waged on civilian...
The Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, a century-old republican opinion newspaper in the fold of Le Monde or El Pais, has published a news report on the court case against the six DIP women. Below we publish an English translation of this news article.
RedMed
Le sei militanti del Partito Rivoluzionario del Lavoratori (DIP) sono state assolte il 13 giugno al processo nel quale erano state accusate di propaganda terrorista nella città industriale operaia di Çorlu, a ovest di Istanbul, nella Turchia europea. Le accuse sono state avanzate a causa della solidarietà espressa alle donne kurde, umiliate e vittime di abusi delle forze armate, in un volantino, f...
RedMed
"Nosotras saludamos a las mujeres que ejercen la defensa personal contra el barbarismo del Estado Islámico y las operaciones del Estado en el sureste de Turquía". Por esta frase seis mujeres de entre 19 y 35 años fueron a juicio. La fiscalía turca consideró que la expresión 'defensa personal' como arma contra la violencia del Estado turco, era una apología y propaganda del Partido de trabajadores...
RedMed
The six women militants of the Revolutionary Workers’ Party (DIP) were acquitted on 13 June at the trial in which they were charged with terrorist propaganda in a court in the industrial working class city of Çorlu, west of Istanbul, in European Turkey. This is a great legal and political victory in a time when the Turkish state is engaged in an extreme blackmail that declares any criticism of its...
During their intervention, the lawyers presented to the court a copy of a publicity advertisement in a left-wing daily that carried the petition of our foreign friends and comrades with the signatures of hundreds of comrades and friends from around the world. We think that the success of the trial also depends on that support and we thank everyone who subscribed to this petition and, even more so,...
Organisers of the Social Forum Wroclaw
During 3 full days and evenings from March 11th to 13th 2016, about 300 participants from different civil society organisations and radical left forces gathered in Wroclaw (Poland) to exchange experiences on the peripheral situation of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEEC) in cooperation with Southern European, North African and Latin American countries and with the participation by s...
RedMed
During the Social Forum of Central and Eastern Europe which took place in Wroclaw, Poland between 11 and 13 March, the voice of Marxism was heard again in this region where bureaucratic workers’ states had been in power for nearly five decades. But this time Marxism was represented not by Stalinism, but by revolutionary Marxism.
DIP
The drowning of three-year-old Alan Kurdi in the Mediterranean as his family attempted to reach Greece in an inflatable boat, and pictures of his lifeless little body washing up on the shores of Bodrum on the Turkish Mediterranean coast finally awakened millions, those with any remaining trace of humanity. Yet, if this emotional reaction is not reinforced with a lasting struggle and if the social...
DIP
An international workshop titled “Crises and Victims: A Workshop on Refugees, Migrants, and Anti-Refugee Discourses in a New Way,” organized jointly by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, the Karl Polanyi Center for Global Social Studies, and Eszmélet journal, was organized in Budapest on February 26-27, 2016.
DIP
Suicide bombers have this time hit the heart of working class Ankara, the capital and second largest city of Turkey. This is the third in a row for the city: on 10 October, two successive explosions killed more than a hundred people during a demonstration organised by trade unions, demanding peace and expressing solidarity with the oppressed and heavily repressed Kurdish people of the southeast of...
Balkan Socialist Centre “Christian Rakovsky” and RedMed
El mundo ha iniciado 2016 lleno de preocupación y horror. Ocho años después del derrumbe de Lehman Brothers, el capitalismo mundial se hunde cada vez más en su crisis intensificada y todavía irresuelta, arrastrando a la humanidad a mayores niveles de austeridad, desempleo, desigualdad, falta de vivienda y miseria. Ha creado una situación socio-económica en la que la plaga fascista ha conseguido de...
Balkan Socialist Centre “Christian Rakovsky” and RedMed
Dünya 2016 yılına kaygı ve dehşet dolu bir ortamda girdi. Lehman Brothers’ın çöküşünden sekiz yıl sonra, dünya kapitalizminin krizi hala çözülebilmiş değil ve kriz hızlı biçimde derinleşiyor. Kriz, insanlığı vahşi kemer sıkma politikalarının cenderesine sokarken, işsizliği, eşitsizliği ve sefaleti büyütüyor ve daha fazla insanı evsiz bırakıyor. Faşist vebanın bir kez daha baş göstermesine imkân ve...
Balkan Socialist Centre “Christian Rakovsky” and RedMed
The world has entered 2016 full of concern and horror. World capitalism, eight years after the Lehman Brothers collapse, is sinking further in its still unresolved, rapidly deepening crisis dragging humanity into ever greater austerity, unemployment, inequality, homelessness and misery. It has created a socio-economic environment in which the fascist plague has once again reared its head. Its cont...
RedMed
The Revolutionary Workers' Party (DIP) was invited to talk at the annual education for activists' conference of the Trotsky School of Socialist Action/Ligue pour l'Action Socialiste of Canada. The theme was "Reform or Revolution". On behalf of the DIP it was Armağan Tulunay who participated in the conference via Skype. Here we present the video of this speech.
DIP
A Sultanahmet, una delle zone più centrali e turistiche di Istanbul, un attacco dinamitardo dell'ISIS ha ucciso 11 persone, i feriti sono dozzine. Il Partito Rivoluzionario dei Lavoratori condanna questo attacco e porge le sue condoglianze alle famiglie delle vittime. Sul piano politico, i responsabili dell'esplosione sono il governo dell'AKP e di Erdoğan, che cercano di dividere la Turchia e il M...
DIP
En Sultanahmet, una de las partes más turísticas y centrales de Estambul, un ataque con bombas del ISIS mató a 11 personas y dejó decenas de heridos. El Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores condena este ataque y ofrece sus condolencias a los familiares de las víctimas. Desde el punto de vista político, es el gobierno del AKP (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, Partido de la Justicia y el Desarrollo...
RedMed
The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has attacked a petition signed by over 1,200 academics criticising the ongoing police and military operations in many Kurdish towns ordered by the government. Among many things he also said he would like foreign academics to come to Turkey and see for themselves what was really happening.
RedMed
Il governo turco sta perseguendo una politica criminale nella regione curda del paese, in Siria e nel Medio Oriente in generale.
RedMed
Η (ακούσια) απάντηση του Τσόμσκι στον Ερντογάν
RedMed
Cumhurbaşkanı Tayyip Erdoğan, 1.128 akademisyenin yayınladığı bildiriyi eleştirmek için ABD’li ünlü dilbilimci ve toplumsal yorumcu Noam Chomsky’yi Türkiye’ye davet etmişti.  ABD Büyükelçisi’nin de Chomsky'yi davet etmesini, bölgeye gitmesini sağlamasını, “beşinci kol elemanlarından değil doğrudan bilgi almasını” önermişti.
DIP
In Sultanahmet, one of the most touristic and central parts of Istanbul, a bomb attack of ISIL killed 11 persons and left dozens of people wounded. The Revolutionary Workers’ Party condemns this attack and offers its condolences to the relatives of the victims. From the political point of view, it is the AKP government and Erdoğan, trying to divide Turkey and the Middle East on the basis of sectar...
AMO and RPK (Russia)
A series of acts of terrorism worldwide and war against Syria which is carried out by ISIL supported by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey with capitalist countries of the West behind them led by the USA again brought inadmissible close Europe and the whole world to the beginning of new world war. Situation is such that literally from each of those to whom the peace, safety and prosperity of people in...
AMO and RPK (Russia)
Серия террористических актов по всему миру и война, которую против Сирии осуществляет ИГИЛ, поддерживаемая Саудовской Аравией, Катаром и Турцией, за спиной которых стоят капиталистические страны Запада, возглавляемыеСША, вновь недопустимо близко подвели Европу и весь мир к началу новой мировой войны. Ситуация такова, что буквально от каждого из тех, кому действительно дорог мир, безопасность и про...
DIP
The conference was held in Istanbul on the 29th of November, 2015. There were two opening speeches at the beginning of the conference, one by Selim Sezer, on behalf of BDS Turkey, and the other by Zeina Hamad from the Palestinian diaspora in Turkey. Sezer’s speech pointed out the importance of the 29th of November, the Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, while Hamad underlined that the...
RedMed
Savas Matsas, Secretary General of the Workers' Revolutionary Party (EEK) of Greece, was invited to talk on the current situation in Greece at several events in England and Scotland during the month of November. He spoke first in London at the Historical Materialism 2015 London Conference, then in Scotland at a meeting organized by Left Unity Glasgow South, and finally gave a lecture organized...
RedMed
El derribo del avión de combate ruso por la fuerza aérea de Turquía ha señalado la amenaza de una guerra regional o incluso mundial absoluta con consecuencias devastadoras para la humanidad. Se trata de un episodio de la tormenta a la que Siria ha sido sometida, como resultado de la intervención del imperialismo y la triada Arabia Saudita - Qatar y Turquía empujando su agenda sectaria Sunni. Nuest...
RedMed
Tην ώρα που η Ρώσικη Ομοσπονδία και η Τουρκία έχουν εμπλακεί σε μια διαμάχη που απειλεί να μετατραπεί σε σύγκρουση ευρείας κλίμακας, Μαρξιστικές οργανώσεις των δύο χωρών αφοσιωμένες στον προλεταριακό διεθνισμό εξέδωσαν μια κοινή ανακοίνωση η οποία επαναλαμβάνει τη σημασία της αδελφοσύνης μεταξύ των δύο εθνών.
RedMed
Nel momento in cui la Federazione Russa e la Turchia sono invischiate in un conflitto che minaccia di divampare su larga scala, organizzazioni marxiste dei due paesi impegnate nell'internazionalismo proletario hanno espresso una dichiarazione congiunta che ribadisce l'importanza della fraternità fra le due nazioni.
RedMed
Уничтожение российского военного самолёта военно-воздушными силами Турции стало сигналом угрозы открытой региональной и даже мировой войны с опустошающими последствиями для человечества. Это один из эпизодов мучений, которым Сирия подвергается в результате интервенции империализма вместе с трио Саудовская Аравия – Катар – Турция, продавливающего их суннитскую повестку дня.
RedMed
Rus savaş uçağının Türk hava kuvvetleri tarafından düşürülmesi ilk planda bir bölgesel savaş ve hatta insanlık için yıkıcı sonuçları olacak bir dünya savaşı tehdidini işaret etti. Bu, Suriye’nin, emperyalizmin müdahalesi ve Suudi Arabistan-Katar-Türkiye üçlüsünün izlediği Sünni mezhepçi hedefin sonucu olarak maruz bırakıldığı eziyetin perdelerinden yalnızca biriydi. Partilerimiz, Rusya Federasyon...
RedMed
The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish air force has signalled the threat of an outright regional or even world war with devastating consequences for humanity. This is one episode of the torment to which Syria has been subjected as a result of the intervention of imperialism and the trio Saudi Arabia-Qatar-Turkey pushing their Sunni sectarian agenda. Our parties are resolutely against...
RedMed
Sungur Savran, a leader of the DIP, was interviewed by Doug Henwood, director of the US radio station Left Business Observer (LBO), on the results of the 1 November 2015 elections in Turkey.   Download link: http://shout.lbo-talk.org/lbo/RadioArchive/2015/15_11_05.mp3
Tariq Ali talks to the scholar and academic Sungur Savran, about the on­going crisis in Turkey, a country backed by NATO and run by an Islamist government led by Erdoğan. teleSUR
Ankara Massacre
Sungur Savran
Turkey’s elections have stunned the whole world. A turnaround of such a magnitude in a matter of five months is probably unprecedented in electoral history.
Sungur Savran
La inmensa catástrofe que asoló las calles de la capital de Turquía en Ankara, el 10 de octubre, cuando dos bombas explotaron en medio de una multitud de lo que posiblemente fue de cientos de miles de personas, que lleva a la muerte a un número indeterminado de personas, en todo caso superior a cien, y heridas a cientos, algunos todavía en el riesgo de muerte, es un claro recordatori