The Laborers' Health and Occupational Safety (İSİG) Assembly has released its Report of Occupational Homicides for September 2018.
The report has been published under the headline "Workers, who staged a protest at the 3rd Airport for their rights and were arrested, should be released." According to the report, at least 157 workers lost their lives in occupational homicides in September 2018.
Here are some of the highlights from the report:
* In the construction site of the 3rd Airport in İstanbul, 37 occupational homicides have taken place since its construction started in 2014.
* In the first eight months of 2018, at least 1450 workers have lost their lives.
* In September 2018, at least 157 workers lost their lives in occupational homicides across Turkey.
* 143 of the deceased workers were wage earners (worker or civil servants) while the other workers were working on their own behalf.
* While ten of the deceased workers were women, 147 of them were men. The occupational homicides of women took place in agriculture, mining, commerce, metal and health sectors.
* In September, eight children under the age of 14 lost their lives in occupational homicides. These homicides took place in the sectors of agriculture, chemistry, metal and construction.
* Last month, nine refugee/migrant workers also lost their lives in occupational homicides across Turkey. Six of the deceased refugee/migrant workers were from Afghanistan, one of them from Iran, one of them from Russia and one of them from Syria.
* While four of the deceased workers were members of a union, the remaining 153 workers (97.46 percent) were not union members.
Names of the workers who lost their lives in September
Sümeyye Onay, Yılmaz Kargın, Hamza Aydın, Ramazan Güldiken, Ali Katırcıoğlu, Hüseyin Kemerci, Hüsnü Kandemir, Yavuz Kayabaşı, Orhan Kaya, Cansu Aklık, Muhammed Ay, Jihad Saflan Hamid, Gökhan Yılmaz, İsa Efe, Suat Cirik, Oktay Hatıl, Hasan Toksoy, Nebi Aydın, Bedri Özel, Nurcan Eres, Umut Aldemir, Bayram Irkıçatal, Recep Koca, Ali Rıza Kılıç, İhsan Demir, Shaikh Ahmad, Uğur Güneş, Mustafa Altunbaş, Fatma Mılla, Hüseyin Deniz, Sariye Diker, Murat Demirel, İbrahim Şahin, Enver Bayraktar, Musa Doğru, Ceyhan Kuru, Ali Bor, Rahmi Kocabacak, Fatma Çoban, Adem Gökçe, Şaban Sezgin, Erol Sabah, Akif Ertürk, Aydın Gider, Halim Jander, Durmuş Şan, Ali Kılcı, Hüseyin Karabıyık, Okan Şengel, Mustafa Kuru, Kenan Sucu, Ramazan Aydar, Cengiz Fedakar, Yusuf Kaplıhan, Hürol Hastürk, Ahmet Arı, Murat Özkara, Ramazan Kavalcı, Tufan Baydan, Mehmet Kılınç, Sabahattin Barçın, Bilgin Külünk, Muharrem Akpınar, Luıza Khatueva, Necdet Karacığa, Rıdvan Can, Erkan Akar, Seyfettin Önük, Ferdi Erken, Cengiz Yurdakul, Necmi Çoban, Halil Kuzören, Serap Ortakçı, Ramazan Ulu, Hıdır Önder, İlker Topuz, Ramazan Bahar, Yaşar Dikbaş, Tahir Şahin, Haydar Çelik, Halis Dursun, Hayati Erdoğan, Hanifi Özdemir, Ali Cengiz, Ali Kocabay, Ferhat Karabulut, Sait Konuk, Recep Aslan, Muhittin Özdemir, Naci Oran, Metin Yılmaz, Lal Muhammet Rahimi, Muhammet İsa Palvamani, Ehsanollah Nabizadeh, Mehmet Düzenli, Ayhan Kilci, Osman Kaplan, Emrullah Özkan, Recep Aslan, Siyami Orkan, Hasan Deymez, İsmet Yılmaz, Hakan Ünver, Sedat Eski, Bayram Ercimen, Fatih Budak, Ömer Üren, Erdal Becet, Çetin Uzun, Mehmet Yüksel, Serkan Öztürk, Ramazan Yüce, Yahya Zengin, Harun Alptekin, Murat Tutuş, Türker Güven, Muammer Gök, Adem Kızıl, Selim Kılıç, Dursun Ali Güney, Ferit Bilgin, Kadir Dağ, C.K., Ömer Sulun, Fatih Kocaoğlu, İshak Akdeniz, Deniz Gökçe, Mustafa Mercan, Harun Ülker, Burhan Şener, Sebahattin Sertoğlu, Mustafa Uzun, Yaşar Öztemel, Musa Kuybu, Ali Özay, Necati Yıldırım, Zafer Göçer, E.C., Zekeriya Fettah, Nihal Kasapoğlu, Yusuf Ersamut, Alpaslan Ekinci, Adem Can, İrfan İşleyen, Hüseyin Yazgan, Ümit Çiftçi, İlker Bektaş Kayacan, Musa Karabuğa, İlhan Çıplak, Rıfat Dağlı, Ali Erocak, Ali Usta, İsmail Devrim, Mustafa Karakayalı and three other workers whose names could not be identified.
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