The AKP (Justice and Development Party) government which is in the servitude of the US and EU imperialists treathens the peoples of Syria and Iran by allowing the settlement of the Missile Shield within the borders of Turkey in order to protect Israel.
On the other hand, apart from being the implementor of the offensive and reactionary policies in the Middle East, it also tries to keep all its opponents under its oppression at the domestic level.
The number of Kurdish politicians and activists who have been put in the jail during the last six months has already exceeded almost four thousands. Five of those who was imprisoned are the elected representatives of the people in the parliament; tens of them are mayors in the Kurdish region; hundreds of them are executives in Peace and Democracy Party (BDP). In addition to these Kurdish politicians, sixty lawyers and four academicians are also among those who have been arrested. Even just ten days ago, sixty lawyers was taken into custody in only one single day, thirty of whom were put into prison.
Furthermore, thousands of young people have also been arrested with the accuse of being a member of so-called "terrorist organization", when they rose up for the struggle for free education, and freedom of speech and of organization.
We, the undersigned organizations who participated in the 13th meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties in Athens, declare our internationalist solidarity with the revolutionists and popular forces as well as the struggling youth in Turkey, who are arrested and tried to be oppressed by the AKP government, and demand them to be released immediately.