Yassin al-Haj Saleh — How regional and global powers, internal colonialism and Salafi-jihadist subterfuge converged to short-circuit the Syrian struggle against despotism.
Turkey: Green Left Party holds conference to discuss road map (Plus: GL conference ends with resolutions for the future)
The Green Left Party discussed its future at a conference in Ankara under the slogan "With Change to Freedom".
Yusuf Karadaş — Erdoğan's government is among the regimes that are trying to use the reactions against colonialism in Africa (especially in Muslim countries) and the struggle for domination between imperialists, as an opportunity for their own expansionist ambitions.
HDP held its 4th Extraordinary Congress and handed over its activities to the Green Left Party. The decision was made in response to potential risks arising from the closure case against the party.
Cihan Tuğal — Turkey is headed for tough times. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was reelected for a third term in the runoff elections on 28 May, winning 52% of the popular vote, while the opposition candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu came away with 48%.
Peoples' Democratic Party and Green Left Party (Turkey): We made an effort to open the door to democracy
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Mithat Sancar and Green Left Party co-spokespersons Çiğdem Kılıçgün Uçar and İbrahim Akın held a press conference on the presidential run-off elections.
Peoples' Democratic Party and Green Left Party (Turkey): 'Erdogan is never an option for us' (plus joint statement)
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the Green Left Party (Yeşil Sol) have announced that they will continue to oppose Erdoğan in the second round of the presidential election.
Kurdistan Democratic Communities Union released a statement reflecting on the recent presidential and parliamentary elections held in Turkey on May 14.
Panagiotis Sotiris interviews Sebnem Oguz — The emergence of a new fascism in Turkey is being intensively debated on the political left. In this context, an alliance of the left has formed under the banner of the Green Left Party, with support from other parties in the Labour and Freedom Alliance, with the hopes of a significant breakthrough for the political organization of the oppressed and the left in the election.
Ali Barış interviewed HDP Deputy Co-Chair Tayip Temel on the upcoming elections, how the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) will campaign with the Green Left Party and possible political developments.
Besê Hozat (Kurdistan Democratic Communities Union): Towards a free and democratic Turkey with the Labour and Freedom Alliance
Besê Hozat — Everyone agrees on the fact that these elections are one of the most important elections in the history of the republic. Expanding and supporting the Labour and Freedom alliance is of historic importance for Turkey’s democracy.
The Labour and Freedom Alliance will not field a candidate for the presidential elections in Turkey, announced Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Pervin Buldan.