[Marxism] Turkey: general strike brings life to a halt; HDP raises gov't involvement in bombing

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 01:59:45 MDT 2015


There was massive participation in the general strike declared by four main
trade unions on October 12-13 in protest at the October 10 massacre in
Ankara.

The strike bought the life to a halt.

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/60320

The following statement was released by *Selahattin Demirtaş* and *Figen
Yüksekdağ*, co-chairs of the Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), on October 12
in response to the October 10 bombing of a peace rally in Ankara organised
by the HDP, trade unions and civil society organisations. Police blocked
ambulances and attacked survivors.

https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/60319




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