DBP Former Co-Chair Emine Ayna Released

DBP Co-Chair and former MP Emine Ayna has been released on probation.

Lights to be Turned Off to Draw Attention to Climate Change

In addition to Beşiktaş, Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray sports clubs, 16 universities and 26 edifices will turn off their lights in support of Earth Hour campaign.

Boat Carrying Refugees Sinks in Kuşadası

A boat carrying refugees has sunk offshore Davutlar of Kuşadası district in İzmir. According to the initial findings, 11 people have lost their lives, nine others have been rescued.

Guide Against Homophobia for Teachers

The applied program carried through by Dr. Ummak to diminish homophobia in the area of education has been published into a book titled “Empirically Tested Group Guidance for Dealing with Homophobia”.

Elle Magazine Found ‘Harmful For Minors’

The March issue of Elle Magazine thematizing feminism waves in fashion has been found “obscene and harmful for minors’ psychology”.


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.

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  • 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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