News - Country: Turkey - Theme: Human and Trade Union Rights

EI Executive Board condemns unjust prison sentence on trade union activists in Turkey (01 December 2011)

The EI Executive Board, meeting in Brussels this week, learned with great regret that 25 Turkish trade unionists, members of EGITIM Sen-KESK, which includes the EI affiliate in Turkey, had prison sentences imposed by the Turkish courts for engaging in what would be regarded elsewhere as legitimate trade union activities.