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"Any Result Will Bring Austerity Policy"

The battle between those against austerity and those who favor it while asking for help from supporters for Greece’s future in Europe had begun long before the Greek referendum of July 5 was announced.

Opposition Parties Comment on New Turkish Parliamentary Speaker

HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş said: “We casted 50 votes for Deniz Baykal. We wish the best for MHP. CHP Spokesperson Haluk Koç remarked:” A political party’s leader served the position of Speaker on a silver platter to AKP.

22nd Anniversary of Sivas Massacre

22nd Anniversary of Sivas Massacre which left 35 people dead will be commemorated in Sivas province of Turkey.

Ruling Party’s Candidate Elected as Turkish Parliamentary Speaker

Justice and Development Party (AKP) Kayseri province deputy İsmet Yılmaz was elected as Speaker with 258 votes in 4th round.

”Turkish Government both Injures and Insults LGBTI People”

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) condemned police attack in 13th Istanbul Pride Parade: “To add insult to injury, the government refuses to even acknowledge the violence of their actions.”


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.

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