Communist Party, Turkey: »We condemn the dark attacks«

A twin bomb attack outside a soccer stadium in the Turkish city of İstanbul on December 10. The first and larger explosion took place about 10:30 less than two hours after a match had finished on Saturday evening. Officials gave no immediate details on the nature of the second explosion, which sounded like it came from the same area. The Communist Party, Turkey (KP) released a statement condemning the attack. The full statement is as follows:

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Statement of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Turkey, on the military coup

1.  July 15th coup attempt has not brought ideologically conflicting centers subject to each other, but involved at least two and even more state cliques, which have identical class identities and ideologies. It is not possible that these cliques would be totally unaware of each other’s plans and actions just like it is being impossible to dissociated them. However the attempt on 15th of July is not a bloody scenario totally planned by Erdoğan as some claimed so, but is a real coup attempt.

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Communist Party, Turkey: There is no alternative but people

The Communist Party is calling on our people to organize in the Party’s ranks against the enemies of the people and humanity. The liberation is in our own hands. We do not have all the details of what happened during the coup attempt that took place in Turkey in the hours between July 15 and July 16. However, we know very well that plans that are supported by foreign forces, that do not take its power from the working class can not defeat AKP darkness and solve Turkey’s problems.

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Communist Party (Turkey): Rise up!

We reject getting used to massacres, bomb attacks, and political murders.We reject putting up with a government that always tries to present massacres, bomb attacks, and political murders as ordinary events.We reject keeping silent against a government that interferes in other countries’ internal affairs, that instigates terrorists to attack those lands, and that backs those same terrorists in the name of “sacred values” in its own country.

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Communist Party: They cannot discipline us with bloodsheed

We cannot let the death to taken for granted. Turkey had discussed the massacre of 1 May 1977 for 40 years. It had to discuss, question and refuse to get used to it. Maraş, Çorum, Sivas… Roboski, Suruç… When one starts adding three dots or the clause “et catera”, the death becomes ordinary. They accustom us to massacres and bloodshed. A society that keeps the massacre in 1977 in the agenda for years is for sure healthier. They target the health of the society through bloodshed. In order to let…

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