Anarchist Mayday riots in Turkey


May day to fight againts capitalism and goverment also has historical advance since 1886 up to day has possed with loudly and colourfull protests of antiauthoritarian and the others. Beside festive celebrations ,nervy attack against goverment and capitalism has broken out from Istanbul, Amed, Dersim (Turkey - Kurdisyan) to Seattle, Oakland, Montreal and Berlin.

In İstanbul the preparetions of the celebration started at 7:30 am when many groups including anarchists,parties.and other formations reached to the way to Taksim Square . Three distinct cortege departed on şişli location were including anarhist block,Collective Earth and Freedom, Black and Red Cortege, Revalutionary Anarchist Action. Meeting at the entry of the metro station there was a festive cortege created with anthems and songs broadcasting by a sound system accompanied by drums and trumpets including, Anarchist block, Animal liberation activists and Freedom to earth activists behind the placard that 'we are going to make fire of Banks ,factories, Jails,constitutions, Flags and uniforms. After the departure a group of activist from anarchist block attacked to the targets of local and multinational bank and companies on cumhuriyet street such Starbucks, Burger King, McDonalds, Halk Bank, İş Bank, 2 Garanti bank branches, Şekerbank, Kuveyttürk, Akbank, Yapıkredi, Defacto, Anadolu İnsurance, Beytem Plaza and the group making way demolishing advertisement boards and bus stations, shouted slogans that Riot revolution anarchy, Direct action against capitalism. Neither dictator nor democracy riot destruction anarchy in Harbiye on the frence of military musium a placard hanged that 'Fire to jails freedom to prisoners,Rawin Sterk and Osman Evcan are with us" and then activists reached the check point and burning the black flags ended the action .

As usual dominant media and liberal left media maked inaccurate speculations against activists. The city governor declared the threat that the activiests is going to get haviest punishments.

Revolutionary Anarchist action,High School Anarchist action.Anarchist Womens, Colective 26a as previous year walked as a complete cortege and behind them the group with name of Disobedients walked with the placard that "Dont work, eat the boss before the demonstration" the group prepared a sharing table and distributed manifests and sandwiches.The group walked to the check points by slogans and by a media declaration ended the demonstration.

Black/red cortege gathered in early time of morning front of the Şişli mosque on the invitation of earth and freedom collective. After then the group met to anarchist block and stood here for a while then got the right side of the road.Later walked to 1 may area and entered.

Ankara - During the world worker's day celebration in Ankara Tandoğan and Sıhhıye area police interfered by gas bombs.İn Ankara the celebrations were held on two distinct area.Police attacked by gas bombs to the demonstrations of the non governmental organizations like KESK,DİSK,Halk evleri,Doctors union,in Sıhhıye.The workers assambled in early times at the front of the train station walked Sıhhıye area.After then hundreds of people wanted to walk to the train station and forced the police barricade.Polices using gas bomb increased the tension.

Dersim - In the 1 may celebration held by unions and policial parties masses exposed to police terror.Thousand of people gathered on different points in the city departed to the meeting area by slogans and applause.The police surrounded the meetin area by barriers the first celebrated may 1 for the workers after then polize wanted to monitorized the masses taking camera and checking up.After then tension came out between the demonstrators reacting the aplications and then police attacked by gas bombs.Clashes broke out between the demonstrators wanted to enter the area and police.Masses responded the attacks by stones and breaking down the barriers entered the area.Arter the negotiations between police and celebration comittee the incidents ended.

Amed - After the 1 may celebration held in diyarbakur in bağlar neighbourhood a clash broke out between police and demonstrators.After the 1 may meeting held in station square in bağlar neighbourhood dörtyol and kuru çeşme district clashes broke out between demonstrator and police.Polices interference by armored vehicles demonstrators responden by sound bombs and molotof coctails.In additional against polices interference by gas bombs and compressed water to the demonstrators responded by stones.Groups disbanded at the evening hours.Because of the slogans in the meeting diyarbakır republic prosecution office declared to start an investigation.

Ankara - Anarchists participated to 1 may as Ankara anarchy initiative anarchist-communist collective by a associated pancarte.The cortege reached 300 people by the people who participated after seeing the cortege.After reached the check point the group didn't want to be checked by police that's why tension rised up between the group and police.The demonstrator participated the demonstration by a pancarte that 'we carying a new world in our hearts and if the heart goes on to puls this fight continue.And anarchist carried portraid and pictures quoted from many anarchist and rebellious authors.

Mersin - In mersin anarchist walked by slogans iot revolution anarchy,Neither god nor state.Don't pray just rebel.With or without money no education.Don't cry because of hunger loot the markets .Break the office free police. Police steep tea .Very low attendance 1 may left behind.

Izmir - Anarchist this year participated dye demonstrations by invitation of black wind by a pancarte that'anarchy is to organize.The group containing almost 80 persons shouted many slogans entering the area by black red and black green slogans.

Bursa - Anarchist carnaval was in the street this year again by banner that 'When the goverment take aim at the life ,the life become a resistance to government.Anarchist s didn't want to be checked by police thats why tension rised up between anarchist and police,demonstration comitee.And then near the barricade they shouted a slogan that not to trap to the street ' and disbanded.



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