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Police violence in Turkey

30 April 2014: On 21 April, police violently intervened to break up a trade union meeting which was scheduled to plan for its annual May Day activities at Taksim Square. Indeed, police fired tear gas into the hotel where the meeting was taking place, causing some to be hospitalized. Twelve union officers, including presidents and general secretaries of DISK affiliated unions, were detained in the process.

The ITUC sent a protest letter to Prime-Minister Erdogan

The DISK and KESK have launched e-campaign at labourstart

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Letter Sharan Burrow

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Black Sea , International Labour Standards , Labour Disputes, strikes and industrial actions , HTUR , Democracy and Social Dialog , DISK , KESK
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