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The Future of Democracy Can Not Be Left To Capitalist Governments!

Widening of Democracy Depends on Workers’ Struggle

(15.10.2010) Echoes of 12 September Constitutional Referendum are still alive as the debate continues. Undoubtedly, the majority of the working masses showed their will for change. This is a clear fact independent from the intentions of the ruling AKP (Justice and Development Party) and capitalists.

Why Is International Solidarity of Workers Important?

(15.10.2010) Since the beginning of capitalist class’ rule over the world, production has become more and more international with time. Always having the aim of expanding their markets and the desire for new profits, capitalists never refrained from settling even in most remote parts of the world.

International Solidarity With The UPS Workers

(10.10.2010) International solidarity with UPS workers, who have been dismissed because of unionizing, expands as they keep fighting to be reinstated in front of their workplace. On the 158th day of their struggle, a...

Press Release From Akkardan Workers

(10.04.2010) We, the Akkardan workers, have been giving a fight to protect our jobs and honour for about 2 months. We have fought and are still maintaining this fight with our class consciousness, against all the efforts made by the boss to divide us and break up our resistance. However, the experiences we...

Appeal for Solidarity from Akkardan Workers

(04.04.2010) We, the workers of Akkardan Company, were laid off from our jobs on January 26, 2010. However, we did not end up going home and instead we started to fight back in front of the factory for our children’s...

Mahle Mopisan Workers Start Struggle

(16.03.2010) More than 500 workers of Germany rooted Mahle Mopisan’s factory in İzmir Gaziemir Free Trade Zone, are sacked because of unionization with United Metal Workers Union. The boss of Mahle Mopisan exerted...

14 Hours Is Not Enough, 9 More Hours!

(18.03.2010) I work in a private hospital as a cleaning worker. I’m on the night shift permanently. I work around 14 hours a day and wonder sometimes how I could keep standing after so much working. It must be the affect...

Child Labourers in the Shoemaking Sector

(16.03.2010) I’m an 18 years old worker in the shoemaking sector. The factory I work at has around 300 workers and I could say that almost the half of them are children. I also started to work at the age of 14.

Workers Struggle In Sincan

(09.03.2010) We are non-unionized workers from Sincan who are coping with the rats of the boss and campaigning to unionize the workplace with the support of UID-DER. Our struggle still continues despite the suppression...

Boss tries to crash the organization of workers in Akkardan!

(02.03.2010) Now they are in a resistance (a wildcat strike) and fighting for their jobs. Every day they gather in front of the factory with their families. Those workers who are still working in the factory support their fired friends and their struggle. At lunch time they bring their meals to their...

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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,...