NAGs

Devrimci Sol


Year Formed: 1991
Year Terminated: 1992

Target States:
Turkey

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Syria

Lebanon

United Kingdom

France

Italy

Greece

Germany

Belgium

Netherlands

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 174

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1177

References:

Fareman, Adrian. "Turkish riot police beat marchers defying May Day parades ban". The Guardian (London). 2 May 1988. 

Pilkington, Edward. "Kurd bombers get 15 years as others escape net". The Guardian (London). 17 Aug. 1994. sec: The Guardian Home Page; pg 2.

Pope, Hugo. "Crisis in the Gulf: Turkish group murders US air base worker". The Independent. 8 Feb. 1991. sec: Foreign News Page; Page 4.

Pope, Hugo. "Kurdish New Year in Turkey claims 70 lives". The Independent (London). 26 Mar. 1992. sec: Foreign News Page; Page 14.

Pope, Hugo. "Turkey cracks down on terrorists". The Independent (London). 18 Apr. 1992. sec: Internation News Page; Page 14.

Kelsey, Tim. "Expatriates' cash helps Turkish 'armed struggle'". The Independent (London). 3 Jan 1992. sec: Home News Page; Page 5.

Kelsey, Tim & Kirby, Terry. "Kurds 'threatened by terrorist group'; Claims that revolutionary groups' sympathisers in London are extorting money from immigrants have aroused concern at Scotland Yard". The Independent (London). 3 Jan. 1992. sec: Home News Page; Page 5.

Leppard, David. "Britain gives asylum to Turkish terrorists". The Sunday Times (London). 26 Jun. 1994. sec: Home news.

Burrell, Ian. "World's terrorists extort money in UK". The Sunday Times (London). 31 Oct. 1993. sec: Home News.

Buckland, Danny. "Illegal hot dog trade feeds campaign on terror by Turk May Day jobs". The Evening Star (London). 8 May 2000. sec: pg 19. 

Sevinç, Bilal. "Participation in Terrorist Organizations: An Analysis of Left Wing DHKP/C and Religiously Motivated Turkish Hezbollah Terrorist Organizations.". 2008. Web. 14 Mar. 2015.

Hacaoglu, Selcan. "Terror group arrested by five nations". The Advertiser. 2 Apr. 2004. sec: Foreign; Pg 34.

Rugman, Jonathan. "Turkish Demand Terrorist's Return". The Guardian (London). 13 Sep. 1994. sec: The Guardian Foreign Page; Pg 8.

Rugman, Jonathan. "Fifty die in Turkish Guerrilla Battles; Deal w,th Syria increases pressure on bases in Beka'a". The Guardian (London). 18 Apr. 1992. sec: Foreign; Pg 12.

Emerson, Steve. "Is Syria Supporting Terrorism?; The U.S. Romancing of Assad May Be Legitimizing a Brutal Regime". The Washington Post. 26 Jan. 1992. Final Edition. sec: Outlook; Page C2.

-"Briefly". The Ottawa Citizen. 12 Sep. 1994. Final Edition. sec: News; Briefly; Pg A7.

-"Turks Attack Guerrillas". The Washington Post. 18 Apr. 1992. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Page A16; Around the World.

-"Washington: Rewards for Justice- Reward Offers for Information on DHKP/C Key Leaders: Musa Asoglu, Zerin Sari, and Seher Demirsen". US Official News. 4 Apr. 2014. 

-"Pre-Games swoop on Turk militants". The Weekend Australian. 3 Apr. 2004. Saturday All*round Country Edition. sec: World; Pg 14.

-"Guerrilla arrested". The Guardian (London). 12 Sep. 1994. sec: The Guardian Foreign Page; Pg 11.

-"Turkish guerrilla leader held". The Herald (Glasgow). 12 Sep. 1994. sec: PG 4.

-"Activist shot". The Independent (London). 13 Jul. 1991. sec: Foreign News Page; Page 12.

-"Turkish Embassy in London stormed by Kurdish demonstrators". The Independent (London). 13 Jul. 1991. sec: Home News Page; Page 2.

-"Police arrest 14 Turkish ultra-leftists in Europe-wide crackdown". Morning Star. 2 Apr. 2004. sec: pg 3.

-"53 arrested in swoop on Marxist group". The Gazette (Montreal, Quebec). 2 Apr. 2004. sec: News; pg A18.

-"Attacks on generals in Turkey". The Independent (London). 24 May 1991. sec: Foreign News Page; Page 14.

-"U.S. Embassy bomber had terror conviction". The Daily Star (Lebanon). 4 Feb. 2013.

-"Turkey: Syrian, Iranian involvement in US embassy attack said very unlikely". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Europe- Political. 5 Feb. 2013.

-"Turkish commentary sees no damage to US-Turkey ties after embassy attack". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Europe- Political. 4 Feb. 2013.

-"Turkish editorial views embassy blast, warns against similar attacks in future". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Europe- Political. 4 Feb. 2013.

-"Greece closes down camps of banned Turkish leftist group- daily". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. BBC Monitoring Europe- Political. 10 Mar. 2013.

-"Terrorist Inc". The Straits Times (Singapore). 19 Sep. 2001.

-"Seizure of consulate ends with surrender". The Globe and Mail (Canada). 4 Nov. 1982.