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“Women Face ‘Violence’ Even at Representation”

Association for Support of Women Candidates (KA.DER) released its annual “Women-Men Equality at Representation” report, saying that the women’s representation situation remained “immobile”.

Deputy Complains to ECHR Over “Drudgery”

HDP deputy Hasip Kaplan submitted a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights, saying that the unstopped parliamentary schedule between February 17 and 27 for the legislation of Turkey’s new homeland security act was “drudgery”.

KCK: First Resolution, Laying Down Arms Later

KCK Executive Council Co-Chair Cemil Bayık urged the Turkish government to take concrete steps on the resolution before they could lay down arms.

14 Columnists Appear With Same Headline to Defend Kabataş Incident

14 columnists from 5 pro-government newspapers appeared today with the same headline in solidarity against the refutation of Erdoğan’s allegations that a veiled woman was harassed by protestors during the Gezi Resistance.

“Atheism Association Censorship is Only the Tip of the Iceberg”

Law professor Yaman Akdeniz commented to bianet on the blocking of 49 websites including that of Turkey’s only Atheism Association and Charlie Hebdo magazine, saying that the number of censored sites is more the given number.


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

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

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