TAKSIM, A LIBERTARIAN WAY OF REVOLUTION = THE MAY 1968 OF TURKEY
Five Turkish trade unions launch nationwide demonstrations
17.6.2013 – Five trade unions have launched a nationwide demonstration campaign following the harsh police intervention in Taksim the night of June 15, daily Hürriyet has reported.
The Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions (DİSK), the Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions (KESK), the Turkish Doctors’ Union (TTB), the Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects (TMMOB) and the Turkish Dentists Union (TDHB) have called on workers to take to the streets starting June 17 in a joint decision. The members of the five syndicates that will begin demonstrations tomorrow could reach “hundreds of thousands,” according to a KESK official.