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A First Lieutenant Beaten as if He Was a PKK Member

A group of people in Konya province beat a first lieutenant who was allegedly a PKK member and broke his nose.

29 Political Parties Fit Criteria to Enter Election on November 1st

29 parties fit the criteria to enter the general parliamentary election race on November 1.

Milliyet Daily Newspaper Dismisses Four Journalists

Milliyet Daily Newspaper dismissed journalists Meral Tamer, Mehveş Evin, Alper İzbul and Semra Pelek.

Call from Artists to Artists to Campaign for Peace

In the joint statement signed by 83 artists gathering upon the call of Independent Art Initiative has called for all the artists to campaign for peace, humanity, environment, future and freedom.

President Erdoğan: Your Brother Shouldn’t Have Chosen to Be a Military Man

A deceased specialist sergeant’s sister reacted to the President Erdoğan: “Should our children, brothers die for the sake of your votes that you lost?” Erdoğan responded: “Your brother shouldn’t have chosen to be a specialist sergeant.”


Gezi Resistance

  • bianet compiled all its news, photo and video content from May 27, 2013 regarding the Gezi Resistance around a timeline. Even though the chronology ends in March 2014, we know that this is just the beginning...

Male Violence Monitoring

  • bianet is keeping monthly account of the stream of male violence to lay bare the extent of violence against women.

Media Monitoring Reports

  • Independent Communication Network (BIA) monitors and reports violations of freedom of expression in Turkey. You can access quarterly and annual reports from this page.

bianet In Your Mother Tongue!

  • bianet In Your Mother Tongue!

    On February 21 International Mother Language Day, bianet published 20 articles in different languages spoken in Turkey.

Exclusive Serials From bianet

  • Exclusive serials of news, photo reportages and articles from bianet.