Claims and Facts About the Right of Nations to Self-determination

Published in Evrensel, 23 October 2017. Reprinted with permission. Claims and facts about the right of nations to self-determination, following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia. Arif KOŞAR Following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia, the right of nations to self-determination has become a popular debate. Here are some of the claimsContinue reading “Claims and Facts About the Right of Nations to Self-determination”

ICMLPO: Resolution on Turkey

For the annullment of government decrees and an end to the state of emergency In Turkey, the state of emergency declared by the Erdogan regime following the coup attempt last year is still in full force under the pretext of “the fight against the coup plotters”. Government decrees issued so far have made clear thatContinue reading “ICMLPO: Resolution on Turkey”

Labour Party (EMEP): Step by Step; Moving Towards a Dictatorship

Labour Party (EMEP), Turkey emep.org The failed attempted military coup of 15 July, orchestrated by the so called ‘Gülen Movement’ – the pro-American Islamic organisation that shared power with the AKP government for 10 years – was called “a gift from God” by the Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan. The crushing of the coup was quicklyContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): Step by Step; Moving Towards a Dictatorship”

ICMLPO: Solidarity with the Peoples of Turkey in Defense of their Democratic Rights!

We observe with concern the aggressive and warmongering policy of Turkey, in the interior as well as in the exterior. The AKP government and its leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan turned to strangling liberty which is a menace to all the civil liberties, especially the freedom of opinion and press. The attempted coup on the JulyContinue reading “ICMLPO: Solidarity with the Peoples of Turkey in Defense of their Democratic Rights!”

Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!

The shelling of Jarablus targeting ISIS, following the attack on a Kurdish wedding in Gaziantep that took 54 lives, show that the government have not learnt anything from the outcomes of its policy on Syria. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş had stated “What Turkey is suffering today is a result of the policy on Syria”.Continue reading “Withdraw from Syria for the War to End!”

Press Release of Labor Party (Turkey) On Recent Developments

The people’s choice is not one between a military coup or the one-man, one-party dictatorship. The answer is the protection of democratic rights and political freedoms; the struggle for a people’s democracy. The mainstream political landscape in Turkey is littered with frequent attempted and successful military coups. The cost of these have always been countless deaths,Continue reading “Press Release of Labor Party (Turkey) On Recent Developments”

ICMLPO (Unity & Struggle): The regional meeting of the Marxist-Leninist parties and organizations of Europe was held in Paris

In June, our party had the joy and the honor of hosting the regional meeting of the Parties and Organizations of Europe, members of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations. Intense exchanges and discussion allowed us to draw up and adopt a political resolution on the situation in Europe and on the tasksContinue reading “ICMLPO (Unity & Struggle): The regional meeting of the Marxist-Leninist parties and organizations of Europe was held in Paris”

Labour Party (EMEP): P5 + 1 and Iran Framework Agreement. A Step in Redrawing of the Map

The talks on Iranian Nuclear programme, between Iran and the P5 +1 (US, Russia, England, France, China and Germany) concluded on 2 April with a ‘framework agreement’. Sides have also agreed on the final agreement to be signed on 30 July 2015. According to the agreement; Iran will reduce the number of centrifuges used inContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): P5 + 1 and Iran Framework Agreement. A Step in Redrawing of the Map”

Labour Party (EMEP): A Response to Iran in Yemen

The impending war has been started on Yemen! It is reported that 100 Saudi war planes have bombed the Yemeni capital Sanaa, which had recently been captured by Houthi rebels, and approximately 150,000 soldiers are entering northern Yemen for the land offensive. It is also reported that the Saudi offensive in Yemen is supported byContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): A Response to Iran in Yemen”

EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy

Our 7th General Conference met at a time of critical internal and external political situation. The struggle for supremacy among imperialists led to fierce conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine; this struggle is sharpening with the use of all economic, financial and military means and leading to new imperialist fronts. The ‘new Ottoman’ foreignContinue reading “EMEP’s 7th Congress calls on all forces of labour, peace and democracy”

PCOF: 20th anniversary of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Long Live Proletarian Internationalism

In this year of the 20th anniversary of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations, its plenary session, held in Turkey, took on a special significance. The big meeting organized by the EMEP Party of Turkey, on Sunday, November 30, was the highlight of the activities that took place all this year around theContinue reading “PCOF: 20th anniversary of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Long Live Proletarian Internationalism”

EMEP: 20th anniversary of the CIPOML celebrated in Istanbul

The 20th anniversary of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and organisations (CIPOML) has been celebrated in Istanbul on 23 November. 20 member parties and organisations took part in the celebrations, organised by the Labour Party (EMEP). The Celebration started at 4pm and lasted five hours. It started with a minute’s silence in the nameContinue reading “EMEP: 20th anniversary of the CIPOML celebrated in Istanbul”

ICMLPO: Resolution of Solidarity with the People of Haiti

By decision of the Security Council of the United Nations, Haiti has been militarily occupied by MINUSTAH [United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti] since June 1, 2004. This occupation is taking place under the excuse that it is a humanitarian mission that aims to “stabilize the country,” but it is actually trying to prevent theContinue reading “ICMLPO: Resolution of Solidarity with the People of Haiti”

Statement of the Plenary of the ICMLPO: Twenty years on the road of struggle and unity for the Revolution and Socialism

I The Plenary session of the International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations (ICMLPO) to mark its 20th anniversary, met in Turkey to discuss important issues of the international situation, of political work, of the question of the Popular Front, and of the orientation for activity with working and communist women in their respective countries.Continue reading “Statement of the Plenary of the ICMLPO: Twenty years on the road of struggle and unity for the Revolution and Socialism”

Labour Party (EMEP): Kobane needs international support

Iraq has effectively been divided into three parts after the US led occupation. Kurds have taken control in the North while the Shiites in the East and South and the Sunni Arabs in the West. The power in Iraq has been shared between the Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds but the collaboration did not last long.Continue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): Kobane needs international support”