Communist Workers Party of Turkey
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Communist Workers Party of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Komünist İşçi Partisi) is an illegal communist party in Turkey. TKİP was founded in November 1998 by EKİM (October), a group that had split away from the Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey (TDKP) in 1988. Initially EKİM had been known as Revolutionary Communist Party of Turkey-Leninist Wing (Türkiye Devrimci Komünist Partisi-Leninist Kanat).
In February 1999, TKİP suffered a split, and the Revolutionary People's Movement (DHH) was formed.
TKİP publishes Ekim (October), Kızıl Bayrak (Red Flag), Ekim Gençliği (October Youth) and Kamu Emekçileri Bülteni (workers' bulletin).
- List of illegal political parties in Turkey
- Communist Party of Turkey (disambiguation), for other groups using similar names