Hey Textiile Factory – İstanbul Voices http://www.istanbulvoices.org Unheard Voices of İstanbul Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:59:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.6 Protesting Garment Workers on Free Speech News Radio (FSRN) http://www.istanbulvoices.org/2012/05/protesting-garment-workers/ http://www.istanbulvoices.org/2012/05/protesting-garment-workers/#respond Fri, 04 May 2012 18:29:25 +0000 http://www.istanbulvoices.org/?p=490 In January 2012 in the Hey Textile Company 420 textile workers – most of them women – were fired without cause. They were not paid their wages for the months of November, December and January. Consequently the workers went on strike, coming daily to the factory. In late April the workers held a solidarity concert in Istanbul. I reported for Free Speech News Radio their story here:

Hey Textile Garment Workers’ Solidarity Concert

 

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