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“So Sad and So Happy for Finding Bones of My Relatives”

Journalist Miyase İlknur whose relatives had been massacred in Dersim Province of Turkey shared her feelings. She felt both happy and sad when she saw the bones which were digged in mass grave. Lawyer Söylemez said that criminal research regarding massacre would be made for the first time.

Demirtaş: We Aren’t Below the Election Threshold

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chairpersons have answered the questions of the press about election threshold and election safety after publishing election bulletin.

PM Davutoğlu Publishes a message over 1915 events

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu made a statement before the 100th anniversary of 1915 which will take place on 24 April.

Constitutional Court Finds the Punishment of “Unnatural” Intercourse Images Acceptable

Constitutional Court finds the 226/4th Article of Turkish Criminal Law which punishes the individuals who possess oral, anal, group, homosexual and lesbian intercourses’ images acceptable.

Assyrians on Hunger Strike for Recognition of Sayfo

Assyrians have begun hunger strike which will continue for four days in Midyat town of Mardin Province.


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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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