Mehmet Bozgeyik speaking at UNISON local government conference

A message of solidarity from trade unionists in Türkiye

Mehmet Bozgeyik, co-president of the confederation of public employees’ trade unions (KESK), gives passionate address to UNISON local government conference

Turkey police squad protecting government against riot - protest fighting concept, military 3D Illustration on flag background

Rebranded Türkiye – still branding trade unionists as terrorists

Turkey may now be Türkiye, but the state’s attacks on trade unions continue. Janey Starling talked to the president of the Confederation of Public Employees Trade Unions

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Christina McAnea and fellow trade unionists outside the court in Ankara

Blog: UNISON is standing together with our friends in Turkey

In a court in Ankara, I saw first-hand how the Turkish state is determined to deny justice to trade unionists accused of ‘terrorism’ for doing their union duties

International trade union and NGO representatives who came to witness the trial

UNISON attends the trial of trade unionists in Turkey

UNISON stands in solidarity with eight trade unionists in Turkey charged with terrorism offences for carrying out their union duties

Delegates discuss international concerns

Conference hears of treatment of the Palestinian people, plus the plight of LGBT workers in Colombia, Turkey and Jamaica

UNISON demands justice for Abdullah Karacan

General secretary writes to Turkish ambassador over murder of trade union leader

Blog: Time for the government to end their silence on Turkey

Although the UK government vocally condemned the attempted coup in Turkey for undermining democracy, they have remained almost silent on the subsequent state of emergency, mass detentions and dismissals, and the erosion of democracy and rights.

Boris: Stop ignoring human rights in Turkey

Since the failed coup a year ago, Turkey has experienced an unprecedented erosion of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.