Monthly Archives: June 2015

Solidarity with Greek People, Greek Government and Syriza

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We stand together with the Greek People and their government in their struggle for justice, equality, and democracy against austerity. Their struggle shows us that another Europe is possible.

Having imposed austerity measures on Greece in 2010 and 2012, the EC-ECB-IMF still continue those policies that lead to a dead–end. Without considering the democratic will of the Greek people they maintain a relentlessly negative attitude towards the proposals of the Greek Government.
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We Can Overcome Prejudices, Hatred and Violence Only with a Culture of Equal and Free Life

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LGBTI people of Turkey have been  resisting for years against social disregard, being prisoned to a life of oppression, and hate murders.

Pride March are organized in the final week of June, where the LGBTI demands of freedom, justice and peace are voiced stronger every year.

Once again, Pride March on June 28 is the final event of the 23rd Pride Week, which will strengthen LGBTI’s search for equality and freedom. Continue reading

Congratulations from Tunisian Popular Front

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Dear Comrade Chairman Selahattin Demirtaş,

On behalf of the Tunisian Popular Front, I would like extend our fraternal and respectful greetings following your recent success at the June 7 elections in Turkey.

The election results has demonstrated the importance of the unity of the left and has given hope to many progressive forces across the world fighting for the benefits of the masses over the profit of the few. Continue reading

HDP Party Assembly Resolution About the General Elections

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1. HDP, which competed in the election as a party in a very critical juncture, won more than 6 million votes and doubled its electoral base, despite the 10% threshold, unequal conditions, harassments, bombings, attempts of mass murder and electoral fraud. With the success of our campaign that we enthusiastically launched, hopes for a democratic, equal and free Turkey are revitalized. Continue reading

Congratulations from Party Red Norway

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Dear Halkların Demokratik Partisi! 

On behalf of the Party Red Norway I would like to express our warmest greetings and congratulations with the election on Sunday! The result for the Halkların Demokratik Partisi is impressing, and represents a turning point for the democratic forces in Turkey and for the Kurds’ struggle for democracy and freedom.

We are glad that we could take part in your historic victory by our delegation in Kurdistan, and we are looking forward to continue our cooperation and solidarity work in the time ahead of us.

Best regards, 

Bjørnar Moxnes, leader of the Party Red Norway

Congratulations Message from Socialist Party in Dutch Parliament

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Dear Comrades of HDP,

Congratulations with the excellent election results of last Sunday. We deeply respect the hard work, the sacrifices and the political maturity which made this result possible. The political breaktrough your party has realized not only favours the democratic process in Turkey, but also promotes your struggle for better living conditions of the ordinary people. We wish you strenght and courage in the near future, which probably won’t be easy. Finally, you should know that your success inspires us in our struggle for democracy and socialism.

Warm greetings,

Emile Roemer, leader of the delegation of the Socialist Party in Dutch Parliament

Hans van Heijningen, general secretary of the Socialist Party

PCF: The Result of the HDP Reopens the Way of the Hope in Turkey

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The deleterious climate and the outburst of violence orchestrated by president Erdogan, his party AKP and hard right, couldn’t triumph over powerful popular movement which was expressed Sunday, June 7 at the time of the Turkish legislative elections.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and AKP, even if even they come out on top, experience a spectacular reverse. The president, repudiated, loses the majority on which he hoped to inflict a constitutional revision ensuring him ultimate powers. The Turkish people sanctioned  increasing economic difficulties, authoritarianism,  interventions in private life and the disappearance of Rule of law. The voters also condemned an aggressive foreign politics which destabilizes the region. Continue reading