Mehmet Bozgeyik, imprisoned General Secretary of Egitim Sen 140 members of the public service union KESK and teachers'  union Egitim Sen were arrested last month. Education International has sent out an urgent action appeal for the release of the teachers and other activists. Of those arrested, 58 are still in custody. The use of anti-terrorism laws against political activists and trade unionists is a repeated tactic by the Turkish government to suppress opposition. Last June other leading members of KESK and Egitim Sen were arrested and amongst those the general secretary and gender secretary of Egitim Sen are still in detention awaiting trial. To join the campaign to free the trade unionists go here. To read the Education International report in full go here.