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Solidarity Message to Polyacryl Workers

(09.12.2013) As your class brothers/sisters in and around UID-DER, with most heartfelt feelings of solidarity we salute your honourable struggle going on for weeks. As workers from Turkey we want you to know that our hearts are with you. Bosses and their states across the world care only for the calculations...

100,000 signatures against work accidents

(26.11.2013) UID-DER’s campaign on work accidents has raised a nationwide interest. Several national newspapers and TV channels covered the issue including Radikal (a nationwide daily newspaper). A columnist, Jale Özgentürk, wrote an article about the campaign and UID-DER. Her article was translated into...

Great Support from Workers: The 100.000 Signatures Target Achieved!

(28.10.2013) UİD-DER’s campaign, “Work Accidents are not Destiny, Stop Workers Dying of Work Accidents!” has achieved the 100.000 signatures goal. Working masses showed great interest in and supported the campaign which was conducted in many cities and towns, mainly in workers’ neighbourhoods. During the...

Free Shahrokh Zamani!

(21.10.2013) Iranian regime keeps repressing fighting workers, trade-unionists and socialists. One of the socialist trade-union organisers, Shahrokh Zamani, whom the regime is seeking to keep away from struggle by imprisoning for years, is now sentenced to 6 months in Rajaishahr Prison. He has been kept in...

UID-DER Workers’ Theatre’s Play “The Spirit of Capitalism Won’t Come” Staged in Switzerland.

(20.10.2013) UID-DER Workers’ Theatre’s play, “The Spirit of Capitalism Won’t Come”, was staged in Switzerland by a group of young Turkish socialist migrant workers. The young migrant workers who wanted to commemorate the Great 15-16 June Resistance sent us an e-mail informing us about their intention to...

Won’t You Stand Up Against Warmongering?

(11.10.2013) A cruel war has been going on in the Middle East. And the government in Turkey is making up excuses and lies to justify any possible intervention in Syria, seeking to convince people of war with great effort. Well, from what has the war that the AKP government is preparing for arisen? Who are the...

The Other Youth Speak Out

(25.09.2013) Interviews made by Workers’ Solidarity in the context of debates about “90s Generation” after Gezi protests show that working-class youth has big problems. But their problems are not paid attention. The youth of well-off layers who came to the fore and were praised during Gezi protests...

Who Will Take Care of Workers’ Rights?

(16.09.2013) Workers have many problems. We can count at least the following: Wages are low; millions of workers earn either minimum wage or just a bit more than that. They are continuously forced to do overtime to increase their income. They cannot spend time with their families and are getting more and more...

Solidarity Message for Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

(05.09.2013) Dear Iranian worker brothers and sisters,...

No Trust in System Parties, Go for the Unity of Workers!

(28.07.2013) Workers’ life is hard and painful. The struggle to survive, to earn their own life and to look after their families makes life for workers unbearable. Pain, anxiety and exhaustion become an inseparable part of workers’ life. Could the life of workers who try to afford their needs with a minimum...

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What is UİD-DER and What Does It Stand For?

(23.12.2009) Our Association of International Workers Solidarity, UİD-DER, has been founded in June 2006 by Workers Self-Education Groups (WSEG) which have been active in different industries such as metal, textile,...