Labour Party (EMEP): About the developments in Turkey

How can anyone interpret the ongoing widespread massive demonstrations launched on previous week? The Turkish Spring? A public upheaval? Or a coup attempt ignited by the nationalists? To make a realistic interpretation,one must consider the latest political incidents in Turkey. Definitely, it is not just one spark which glinted the fire. AKP Government,the most loyalContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): About the developments in Turkey”

The day the people of Turkey rose up — in pictures

Police forced to retreat from Istanbul’s Taksim square as protests against the authoritarian neoliberalism of Erdogan’s proto-Islamist government grow. For more background, read a solidarity statement here. For an update on the situation on the ground in Istanbul, check our latest article here.

Syria calls on Turkish PM to resign over crackdown

Syria gleefully turned the tables on Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday over his response to anti-government demonstrations, calling on him to halt the violent repression of peaceful protests or resign. Erdogan, a former ally of Bashar al-Assad, turned against him after the Syrian uprising erupted in March 2011, which has since descended into aContinue reading “Syria calls on Turkish PM to resign over crackdown”

Updates From A Comrade in Turkey

Update as of 6 am (PST)  Due to a media blackout, the following updates are hard to confirm, but come directly from comrades on the ground in an undisclosed major city. Vicious attacks from state security Police chased protesters towards military barracks. The military opened their gates to allow protesters in and pointed their gunsContinue reading “Updates From A Comrade in Turkey”

Labour Party (EMEP): Three dilemmas of Turkey in Syria problem

It is being alleged that CIA and MOSSAD agents swarmed in tent camps that house Syrian refugees, There are also news that the camps where Syrian soldiers and police -who reportedly go to Syria for protests and come back- are staying a “beaten track” for the CIA and MOSSAD. On the other hand, it isContinue reading “Labour Party (EMEP): Three dilemmas of Turkey in Syria problem”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Born 1881, in Salonika; died Nov. 10, 1938, in Istanbul. Founder and first president (1923–38) of the Turkish Republic. The Great Turkish National Assembly gave him the surname Atatürk (literally, father of the Turks) in 1934, when surnames were introduced. Atatürk was born into the family of a timber merchant, a former customs clerk. HeContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk”

International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations (ICMLPO): On the International Situation

The most significant development in the world capitalist economy, since the last meeting of our Conference is undoubtedly the intensification of the symptoms that prove the trend toward a new recession in all fields, after a certain rise in the second quarter of 2009, followed by a period of stagnation. Despite the trend towards aContinue reading “International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations (ICMLPO): On the International Situation”

International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Resolution on the Situation in Syria

The plenary of the ICMLPO, held for the first time in Africa, reaffirms its support for the right of the Syrian people to live under a democratic regime: a regime that guarantees freedom, equality, social justice and dignity, as well as assures the unity and total independence of the country, including the recovery of theContinue reading “International Conference of Marxist-Leninist Parties and Organizations: Resolution on the Situation in Syria”

The Comintern on Colonial Countries & National Liberation

In the colonial countries with an oppressed native peasant population the national liberation movement is composed either of the entire population, as for example in Turkey, in which case the struggle of the oppressed peasantry against the landlords inevitably begins after the victory of the liberation struggle; or the feudal landlords are allied with theContinue reading “The Comintern on Colonial Countries & National Liberation”

Forbidding the “G-Word”: Holocaust Denial as Judicial Doctrine in Canada by Ward Churchill

“Where scholars deny genocide, [they] contribute to the deadly psychohistorical dynamic in which unopposed genocide begets new genocides.” —Roger W. Smith, Eric Markusen and Robert Jay Lifton, “Professional Ethics and Denial of the Armenian Genocide” (1995) Denial of genocide has become a matter of increasing concern in recent years, primarily as a result of effortsContinue reading “Forbidding the “G-Word”: Holocaust Denial as Judicial Doctrine in Canada by Ward Churchill”

Lenin on Colonialism

“For example, if tomorrow Morocco were to declare war on France, India on England, Persia or China on Russia, and so forth, those would be ‘just,’ ‘defensive’ wars, irrespective of who attacked first, and every socialist would sympathize with the victory of the oppressed, dependent, unequal states against the oppressing, slave-owning, predatory ‘great’ powers.”  —Continue reading “Lenin on Colonialism”

VI Congress of Emek Partisi

From En Marcha # 1562 January 5 to 13, 2012 Resolution We support the peoples who have rebelled for their rights and their freedom; we condemn the imperialist conspiracies against Syria and Iran. Throughout 2011, the Arab peoples of North Africa and the Near East have risen one after another. They do not want toContinue reading “VI Congress of Emek Partisi”

MLKP: The Turkish bourgeois state made a massacre in Kurdistan with fighter aircraft

01 January 2012 /International Bureau / Stament No: 58 The colonialist fascist regime committed a new massacre in Roboski village of Uludere district in Kurdistan on December 28 with F-16 fighter aircrafts. 35 Kurdish poor peasants who lives on cross-border small commerce between Southern and Northern Kurdistan have been assassinated in a planned and organisedContinue reading “MLKP: The Turkish bourgeois state made a massacre in Kurdistan with fighter aircraft”

MLKP: Seminar against revisionism in Paris

Our party discusses international relations concrete, not in an abstract way. It considers these relations as comradely solidarity relations. Our party continuously arranges international meetings and thinks that these meetings play an important role to forward class struggle and international relations. The seminar, “Construction of socialism in Albania and Enver Hoxha in the struggle againstContinue reading “MLKP: Seminar against revisionism in Paris”

EMEP: Violence against women is rising!

Today, 25 November and Solidarity Day Against Violence Against Women ‘in the violence against women in our country, hidden and open forms is in progress. 2011’s Turkey the right to life, the woman is one of the biggest problems. Killed in Sudan reasons, the rape, beaten, tortured and tormented, forced to commit suicide in aContinue reading “EMEP: Violence against women is rising!”