Showing posts with label Communist Youth of Turkey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Communist Youth of Turkey. Show all posts

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Large political rally by Greek and Turkish communists held in Lesvos: Socialism is the future!

Under the slogan “In Greece and Turkey, the enemy is the same: NATO – governments – capitalism! Socialism is the future!”, hundreds of communists from the two countries participated in a large rally held on Saturday 10 July in Mytilene, Lesbos, 
 
The rally was organized within the framework of the 30th Anti-imperialist camp of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE). 

"The real enemy isn't the neighboring countries, but capitalism, its monopolies and their imperialist alliances", underlined Dimitris Koutsoumbas, the General Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), during his greeting speech at Sappho Square in Mytilene. 

Friday, January 8, 2021

Solidarity with the students in Istanbul's Bogazici University — Statement by the Communist Youth of Turkey

Once again, the reactionary regime of Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey has shown its repressive and authoritarian face. This time, the target of police violence are the students of Boğaziçi University who protest against the appointment of Melih Bulu, known for his close ties to the ruling party AKP, as the new rector of the institution. 

Melih Bulu has held various managerial positions within the AKP since 2002. He was a mayoral candidate in 2009 as well as a candidate for parliamentary deputy position from the AKP in the 2015 elections. 

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Greek and Turkish young communists express solidarity with earthquake-ridden people in both countries

“It is not inevitable for our lives to be crushed! Life shall win, with the struggles, the power, our dreams”! 

With this phrase the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) and the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) express their internationalist solidarity during these difficult times for the two countries, following the strong earthquake that struck off Greece and Turkey coast on Friday.

In a joint statement published in 902 portal, KNE and TKG point out:

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG): "NATO is the biggest terrorist organisation"

The Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) protested the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in a statement titled “NATO is the murderer of peoples”, released on April 4, on the 69th anniversary of the establishment of NATO, as news portal soL international reports. 

Reminding that NATO was established in 1949 against anti-imperialist popular movements under the influence of the Soviet Union, as well as communism, which is the biggest enemy of the capitalist world, the TKG states that, since the day it was established, NATO have exported occupation, terror, and destruction to the non-NATO countries. “As for the allied countries, it attempts to lead the oppression of the working class in these countries through the coups it organised and the counterinsurgency gangs it established.”

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Erdogan's AK Party members attack young communists in Istanbul

Another violent attack against communists has been occurred in Turkey, as soL international reports, with members of Erdogan's ruling AK Party attacking members of the Communist Youth who were distributing anti-imperialist leaftlets in Istanbul.

More specifically, two members of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) attacked on March 27 the members of the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) who distributed anti-imperialist and anti-NATO leaflets in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district.

The Communist Youth members, affiliated with the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP), were distributing leaflets, reading, 'Those who don't target imperialism cannot defeat imperialists' in front of a high school in Istanbul. Meanwhile, hanging a banner of the ruling party, two unidentified members from the AKP attacked the communists.

Monday, March 19, 2018

KNE sends message of solidarity to TKG: "Hands off the Communist Youth of Turkey"!

Regarding the recent attack of fascists against members of the Communist Youth of Turkey (Türkiye Komünist Gençliği-TKG) who were distributing anti-NATO leaflets at Istanbul University's Beyazit campus and the subsequent arrest of comrades by the police, the Central Council of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) issued a statement of solidarity towards TKG.

Among other things, the statement highlights the political activity of the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and its youth (TKG) in universities and schools "despite the continuing surveillance of its members by security forces and the police". 

Friday, February 23, 2018

Turkey: Cowardly attack by fascists against members of the Communist Youth (TKG)

According to soL international, members of the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) were attacked by fascist mobs on February 22 during their campaign against imperialism and the NATO at the university campuses in Tekirdağ and Antalya provinces of Turkey.

In Tekirdağ province, a black car approached TKG members, asking for a leaflet menacingly. As the fascists started gathering in front of TKG members, they threatened the communists to terminate leaflet distribution. They attacked TKG members with fists and iron rods, injuring the head of two.

The students were interrogated by the police before they went to the hospital for medical examination. When the police learned that TKG members will press charges against the fascists, the police investigated for hours to find an element of crime in the leaflets against imperialism and the NATO.  

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Communist Youth of Turkey: "NATO is the biggest terrorist organization"


The Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) issued a declaration about their anti-imperialist stance. Criticizing the NATO presence in the region and the ongoing warmonger politics of the Turkish government, the TKG recalls the spectacular protestation against the US Navy 6th Fleet carried out by leftist students 50 years ago and calls for an uncompromising struggle against imperialists and their collaborators.

50 years after the casting of the soldiers of the US Navy 6th Fleet out to the sea by university students in Istanbul, the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) issued a declaration about their anti-imperialist stance. Stressing the ongoing warmonger politics in the region and also theoretical evaluations against imperialism, the statement has as title: "Those who don't target imperialism can't defeat imperialists: While they preach, we will be the ones to throw imperialists into the sea"

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Communist Youths in Thessaloniki: "Solidarity with the refugees. Our enemy is capitalism"

Singing the 'Internationale' with the fists raised.
In a political event held in Thessaloniki, Greece on Saturday afternoon, communist youth organisations from six countries (Greece, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Serbia and Germany) declared their internationalist solidarity to the refugees. The event was organised by the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) and was attended by representatives of five communist youths:

The Socialist German Workers YouthThe Collective of Communist Youths - SpainThe Young Communists Front - ItalyThe League of Yugoslav Communist Youth- Serbia and the Communist Youth of Turkey.