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Overturn convictions of Turkish trade unionists

13 Mar 2017

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TÜMTİS
1 year 1 month ago

The 14 men are among 17 swept up in dawn raids in 2007 following a complaint by a logistics company where TÜMTİS had just completed a successful organisation drive. Unbelievably, despite international protests and glaring inconsistencies and irregularities in their treatment and the cases against them, they were sentenced in 2012 to prison terms for the incredible crimes of ‘founding an organisation for the purpose of committing crime, download granny 2.0, violating the right to peaceful work through coercion in order to obtain unfair pecuniary gain and obstructing enjoyment of union rights’.

TÜMTİS
1 year 1 month ago

The 14 men are among 17 swept up in dawn raids in 2007 following a complaint by a logistics company where TÜMTİS had just completed a successful organisation drive. Unbelievably, despite international protests and glaring inconsistencies and irregularities in their treatment and the cases against them, they were sentenced in 2012 to prison terms for the incredible crimes of ‘founding an organisation for the purpose of committing crime, download granny 2.0, violating the right to peaceful work through coercion in order to obtain unfair pecuniary gain and obstructing enjoyment of union rights’.