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Turkey: More than 100 public sector unionists arrested (26 February 2013)

Police raids have targeted members and leaders of public sector union KESK in the early morning of Tuesday 19 February. This new attack against the Turkish trade union movement, carried out by the authorities in 28 cities across the country, resulted in the arrest of at least 100 unionists, including many members of teachers' union Egitim Sen. Turkish unionists need your support now!

 

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