2 Turkish unions call for strike on Monday in protest over police violence

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Two of Turkey's main trade union federations, KESK and DISK, will go on strike on Monday in protest at a police crackdown on anti-government demonstrators in Istanbul overnight, a spokesman for KESK told Agence France-Presse.

"We are going on strike tomorrow across the country, with DISK and other vocational organisations," Mr Baki Cinar said.

"Our demand is for police violence to end immediately."