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Union Phobia and Strike Bans cannot Stop Workers!

(15.07.2012) The capitalist system which survives on the exploitation of workers is in crisis. Well-known global giant holdings and banks are going bankrupt, national budgets are going bust as in Greece. The economic crisis is accompanied by a political crisis. Now bosses and governments, as mouthpieces of...

Workers’ Solidarity on the 67th Anniversary of Hiroshima

(13.08.2012) On the 67th anniversary of the dropping of A-bomb by the USA to Hiroshima (6 August) our Japanese class brothers/sisters held a big mass meeting to protest imperialist wars, nuclear weapons and nuclear power plants. Main slogans of the meeting were “Abolish all nuke now! No to restarts of nuclear...

Why is International Workers’ Solidarity Necessary?

(15.07.2012) From Europe to Asia, Latin America to the Middle East, all around the world, workers’ struggles are on the increase. Everywhere these struggles point out to working class’ anger growing against injustices and exploitation. Also in Turkey, reactions are continuing against low wages, restrictions...

Turkish Airlines Workers Keep On Fighting

(11.08.2012) 305 THY (Turkish Airlines) workers who were sacked because they rose against banning of strike action in aviation industry by law keep their struggle on. As Hava-İş (Civil Aviation Workers’ Union) members they have not left the Atatürk Airport’s International Flights Terminal since they were...

“Slave İbrahim Speaks Strangely” was on Stage

(03.08.2012) The play, Köle İbrahim Tuhaf Konuşuyor (Slave İbrahim Speaks Strangely), prepared by UİD-DER’s Worker Theater Group, brought worker and labor audiences together in European side of İstanbul on May...

Solidarity Message to August 6th Hiroshima Grand Action

(02.08.2012) Today is the 67. anniversary of the dropping of the Atomic Bomb to Hiroshima and our world is still in a process of imperialist war and humanity is faced with the danger of a nuclear disaster. Capitalists who massacred tens of millions of people around the world in the second imperialist world...

Greetings and Support from Iran Aviation Workers in Turkey

(11.07.2012) The struggle against strike ban in aviation industry keeps on. Sacked workers continue their struggle to go back to work in International Flights Terminal. And international support for the sacked workers and protest against the strike ban keeps growing. Many organisations and trade-unions carry...

Struggle of Aviation Workers Continues With Actions

(07.07.2012) Actions of sacked 305 THY’s workers which are members of Hava-İş (Civil Aviation Workers Union), resisting to strike ban and defending their rights, continue. On 24th June, under leadership of some trade-unions which have an opponent position against the central bureaucracy of Türk-İş...

International Support for UID-DER’s Solidarity Campaign with Aviation Workers

(26.06.2012) UID-DER’s solidarity campaign under the slogans “Stop Strike bans and repression of trade-union activity” is arousing interest on an international level. Through our association’s website many people on the national level keep sending protest messages to the government and the management of...

Abortion Dispute: Worker Women Will Struggle for Their Rights!

(17.06.2012) There is no doubt that a ban on abortion or any kind of new law bringing more restrictions on abortion than the current situation will hit first and foremost the working-class women. Because it is not a problem for the ruling class women to access healthy birth control methods and stop unwanted...

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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,...