DSİP - Devrimci Sosyalist İşçi Partisi - ENGLISH http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:50:05 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management tr-tr Resist the surge of Dutch and Turkish nationalism! http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/912-resist-the-surge-of-dutch-and-turkish-nationalism http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/912-resist-the-surge-of-dutch-and-turkish-nationalism

Joint statement by the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (DSIP) in Turkey and the International Socialists in the Netherlands:

The escalation of tensions between the Dutch and Turkish governments came to a head last weekend as the Dutch government declared the Turkish Minister of Family Affairs Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya an ‘unwanted immigrant’ and deported her from Dutch soil. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb then unleashed riot police on Turkish-Dutch protesters that had gathered in front of the Turkish consulate.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:00:33 +0000
A call of brotherhood and solidarity from socialists on both coasts of the Agean http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/911-a-call-of-brotherhood-and-solidarity-from-socialists-on-both-coasts-of-the-agean http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/911-a-call-of-brotherhood-and-solidarity-from-socialists-on-both-coasts-of-the-agean

Meltem Oral from the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (DSIP) in Turkey and Panos Garganas from the Socialist Workers Party (SEK) in Greece spoke to Marksist.org on the rising tensions between the governments of both countries.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:41:24 +0000
No to intervention in Syria by Turkey and all other states! http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/901-no-to-intervention-in-syria-by-turkey-and-all-other-states http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/901-no-to-intervention-in-syria-by-turkey-and-all-other-states

While the big powers and their allies attempt to reach agreement on a transition which includes Assad, Turkey has launched a military operation in Syria, as it has long wanted to do, in order to strengthen its hand at the negotiating table.

The AKP government claims that Turkey and Iran are the two states which have most say on what happens in Syria.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:04:17 +0000
Urgent return to peace to stop the massacres http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/897-urgent-return-to-peace-to-stop-the-massacres http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/897-urgent-return-to-peace-to-stop-the-massacres

The bombing of a wedding party in Gaziantep (South-East Turkey) by ISIS created a blood bath. At least 50 people have died.

Yet again, we are saddened by another atrocity. Since 5 July 2015* we are under constant attacks with bombings in Diyarbakir, Suruç, Ankara, İstanbul, Bursa, again Ankara and İstanbul, Elazığ, Van and again Diyarbakır. The lists keeps growing. Once a month we lose our brothers and sisters in ongoing bomb attacks. We stand in solidarity with the victims of these attacks.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:09:21 +0000
(Interview) Sinan Özbek: “The antidote to a coup is establishing peace and democracy” http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/894-interview-sinan-ozbek-the-antidote-to-a-coup-is-establishing-peace-and-democracy http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/894-interview-sinan-ozbek-the-antidote-to-a-coup-is-establishing-peace-and-democracy

We interviewed Prof. Dr. Sinan Özbek, the editor of Felsefelogos (a quarterly academic journal of philosophy), to hear his analysis of the 15 July coup attempt, anti-coup struggle and the possible outcomes of this incident for Turkish politics.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:22:12 +0000
Were there two coups? http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/893-were-there-two-coups http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/893-were-there-two-coups

Turkey is an interesting country. In a place that, together with the 15 July coup attempt, has experienced five serious coups, the concept of a coup is being applied to whatever anyone wants. The variety of uses of the concept of a coup rivals only the variety of uses for the concept of fascism.

Just as these days terms like “civil fascism”, “military fascism”, “colonial-type fascism”, “Islamofascism” and “open fascism” are often being used, so to about coups we hear “civil coup”, “Islamic coup” and “palace coup”.

This is not the reality.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:51:50 +0000
A call from intellectuals and activists: “The coup has been stopped, now is the time for peace!” http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/892-a-call-from-intellectuals-and-activists-the-coup-has-been-stopped-now-is-the-time-for-peace http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/892-a-call-from-intellectuals-and-activists-the-coup-has-been-stopped-now-is-the-time-for-peace

Intellectuals, artists, journalists and activists who oppose the coup attempt on 15-16 July have issued a statement and held a  conference in Istanbul on Thursday.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Sat, 23 Jul 2016 03:43:57 +0000
Not a state of emergency but solution to Kurdish question and democratization immediately! http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/891-not-state-of-emergency-but-solution-to-kurdish-question-and-democratization-immediately http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/891-not-state-of-emergency-but-solution-to-kurdish-question-and-democratization-immediately

The coup attempt that began on 15 July has been crushed by the heroic resistance of the people.

Across the country, mainly in Istanbul and Ankara, tens of thousands of people put up a resistance against the bullets and bombs in order to prevent the assigned soldiers from suspending governance by elected politicians and turning the country into an oppressive regime under a state of emergency.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:42:50 +0000
No to the coup! Fight for democracy! http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/889-no-to-the-coup-fight-for-democracy http://dsip.org.tr/index.php/english/889-no-to-the-coup-fight-for-democracy

We have been living through an attempted coup for the past few hours. A group within the army have been attempting to take power. Air Force jets have been flying low over Ankara. The Turkish Radio Television building has been bombed. There are still sounds of bombs exploding.

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ozan@marksist.org (Ozan Tekin) INTERNATIONAL Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:15:51 +0000