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At least two thousand and six workers were killed on the job last year 2018-03-18 [DISK]

Turkey’s Privatization of Sugar Factories 2018-03-14 [socialistproject]

TARIM ORMAN-IS Supports Women March Against Violence 2018-03-12 [BWI]

Two to seven years prison terms for Zaman journalists 2018-03-12 [IFJ]

Teachers, unionists arrested in Gulen probe 2018-03-02 [The Post]

Turkey and the 'forgotten' Zaman journalists in jail 2018-03-02 [EFJ]

Turkey’s sugar privatization faces bitter opposition 2018-03-02 [al-monitor]

Sponsor of Bundesliga teams fires union members  ActNOW!  2018-03-01 [IndustriALL]

Mega airport project and deaths of workers 2018-02-24 [ArabWeekly]

Turkey - Workers, unions mobilise against privatisation of 14 sugar factories 2018-02-23 [agra-net]

Turkey’s invisible workers 2018-02-23 [EqualTimes]

The Condition of the Working Class in Turkey 2018-02-23 [disk]

Four in 10 young Turkish workers have no social security coverage: Poll 2018-02-23 [hurriyetdailynews]

Six journalists and media workers sentenced to life over coup attempt 2018-02-20 [EFJ]

Deniz Yücel released after one year of detention in Turkish prison 2018-02-20 [EFJ]

Three journalists sentenced to life over coup attempt 2018-02-20 [IFJ]

Out of sight, out of mind: Turkey’s invisible workers 2018-02-14 [Equal Times]

European Parliament resolution on the current human rights situation in Turkey 2018-02-08 [EFJ]

ITUC dennounces the arrest of trade union leader in Turkey 2018-02-07 [ITUC]

ITUC Denounces Arrests of Medical Association Members 2018-02-05 [ITUC]

Unity, resistance and determination bring great victory to Turkish metalworkers 2018-01-30 [IndustriALL]

130,000 strong metal sector unions, employers strike deal 2018-01-30 [Hurriyet]

Metal industry strike banned by the Government 2018-01-26 [IndustriALL]

Metal workers’ strike postponed by cabinet decision over ‘national security concerns’ 2018-01-26 [Hurriyet]

130,000 metal workers in Turkey to go on strike for better wages 2018-01-25 [The Daily Sabah]

Journalists detained for social media posts criticising Turkish military operation 2018-01-23 [ifex]

130,000 metalworkers determined to go on strike 2018-01-17 [IndustriALL]

European Union pressuring Turkey to release jailed journalists 2018-01-17 [EFJ]

Implement Constitutional Court decision to free journalists 2018-01-15 [EFJ]

There are 2 million child workers here, union says 2018-01-08 [Ahval]

Minimum wage up around 14 percent to 1,603 liras 2017-12-31 [Hurriyet]

Determined Posco Assan workers stand up for their rights 2017-12-27 [IndustriALL]

Four Cumhuriyet journalists ordered to remain in prison 2017-12-28 [EFJ]

In Turkey, not even Charles Darwin is welcome 2017-12-27 [Equal Times]

Ankara sacks some 2,700 more public sector workers 2017-12-25 [AP]

Another 2,700 public workers axed in post-coup crackdown 2017-12-25 [DW]

More Than 2,700 Sacked In Continuing Purge 2017-12-25 [RFE/RL]

Turkish union and business community condemns US Jerusalem move 2017-12-10 [Andalou Agency]

140 workers demanding unpaid wages from Zara 2017-12-08 [Equal Times]

Turkey: 140 workers demanding unpaid wages from Zara 2017-12-08 [Equal Times]

Global solidarity grows as Posco Assan fires 80 union members in Turkey 2017-12-06 [IndustriALL]

Government to offer cadres to 900,000 subcontracted public workers 2017-12-06 [Hurriyet]

Workers remember dead colleagues on Int’l Miners’ Day 2017-12-05 [Hurriyet Daily News]

Court orders conditional release of hunger-strike academic protesting dismissal as a Gulenist 2017-12-02 [AFP]

Unpaid labourers who slipped pleas for help into Zara clothes 'have not received their back wages' 2017-11-24 [The Independent]

Unpaid Zara garment workers say they still haven't seen a cent 2017-11-24 [CBC]

UNI Global Union in full solidarity with Kod-A workers 2017-11-23 [UNI Global Union]

Journalists facing more and more imprisonment 2017-11-23 [EFJ]

In Turkey, nationalist dogma and women's subordination go hand in hand. 2017-11-21 [Jacobin]

To our Iranian class brothers/sisters: Our sufferings are common, so are the enemies! 2017-11-19 [uidder.org]

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