Saturday, September 03, 2005

Workers protest privatization of Tüpraş

Workers at the state-owned petroleum refinery Tüpraş went on strike on Friday around Turkey in protest against the projected sell off to foreign investors, reported the Anatolian news agency. The company is slated for privatization as Turkey is undertaking moves to restructure the economy. Protests, which are expected to last for the next few days, were carried out in Aliağa, Kırıkkale, Kocaeli and Batman.

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