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Advance notice: London demonstration in support of Taksim Square protestors

A demonstration will be held outside the Turkish Embassy in London, UK, on Friday 21 June to support the protestors in Turkey currently facing severe violence. British trade unions, the TUC (Trades Union Congress) and Turkish community groups will be among those joining the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) at the event. This action is part of a world day of action supported by global union organisations such as the IUF (International Union of Food Workers), ITF and ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation).

The demonstration will take place outside the Turkish Embassy at 43 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PA on Friday from 15:00 to 17:30. Journalists and photographers are invited to attend.

You will receive a further press release with more details tomorrow.

For more information please see www.itfglobal.org/campaigns/Direngezi.cfm and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITFglobal/events

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For more information contact ITF press officer, Sam Dawson.
Direct line: + 44 (0)20 7940 9260.
Email: dawson_sam@itf.org.uk

International Transport Workers' Federation - ITF:
HEAD OFFICE
ITF House, 49 - 60 Borough Road, London SE1 1DS
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7403 2733
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7375 7871
Email: mail@itf.org.uk
Web: www.itfglobal.org