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Turkish Unions Strike Again, Bolstering Call for Government to Resign


A growing number of trade unions representing 800,000 Turkish workers, including members of the KESK and DISK labor coalitions, went out on strike again today.

Turkish protesters face continued attacks from police as those occupying Gezi Park were evicted.

A joint statement from KESK and DISK announced: "The people’s resistance and mobilization is in its 20th day. Since 8 pm last night, in Taksim Square and many districts there have been non-stop clashes with police. Police attacks over peaceful protestors with excessive violence, with pepper and tear gases, water cannons and water with liquid pepper gas and plastic bullets..."