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Turkish Trade Union Leader Abdullah Karacan Murdered, Two Union Representatives Wounded

Nov 13 2018, 14:26    ITUC

The ITUC has condemned the murder of Turkish trade union leader Abdullah Karacan, and the wounding of two other union representatives in Adapazari, Turkey, today. According to reports received by the ITUC, a gun-wielding assassin fired at the union officials while they were meeting workers at a Goodyear tyre factory. Karacan was president of the rubber and chemical workers' union Lastik-İş. The union's regional president Mustafa Sipahi, and shop steward Osman Bayraktar, were also …