Morning Star: Police clash with protesters as violence spreads #Turkey #taksim #occupygezi #direngeziparki

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An article from the Communist Party of Britain (CPB) newspaper, the Morning Star, is appropriate today, on the revolutionary movement engulfing Turkey. My grandmother, who was an avid reader of that newspaper (and member of the CPB and its predecessor, the Communist Party of Great Britain, CPGB, before the split) since the time of the Spanish Civil War (in the late 1930s, she told me in our final conversation that she joined at a meeting on Munich) died today.

Read it at http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/133696

To send messages of protest and condemnation to the Turkish authorities, find details in a comment to this post.

One thought on “Morning Star: Police clash with protesters as violence spreads #Turkey #taksim #occupygezi #direngeziparki

  1. NOTE: Internet access is being severely restricted in Turkey so the emails suggested below may not get through. Twitter and Facebook censorship are widely reported, but also this blog had five views from Turkey when I first included reports on the uprising, but none since.

    END THE REPRESSION IN TURKEY.

    Send messages of protest and condemnation to the Turkish Prime Minister, the Istanbul Mayor and the Chief of Police in Turkey. E-mail and fax addresses for messages of protest:

    The Turkish Republic, Prime Ministry
    Tel: +90 312 422 10 00
    E–mail: bimer@basbakanlik.gov.tr
    Fax: +90 312 422 18 99

    Mayor of Istanbul
    Tel: +90 212 204555953
    E-mail: basin@istanbul.gov.tr

    The Turkish Republic Ministry of Internal Affairs
    E-mail: diab@icisleri.gov.tr
    Fax: +90 312 418 12 60

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