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AP’s Turkey Archive from the Capture of Deniz Gezmiş to 1999 Marmara Earthquake

bianet compiled 13 videos from AP’s archive: the moment when Deniz Gezmiş was captured, 1980 Coup d’état, Erdoğan’s imprisonment, police violence in 1990s and others…

Curfew and Clashes in Yüksekova

Severe clashes have taken place in Yüksekova district of Hakkari province after a curfew was declared, reported Yüksekova news citing from Zap News.

General Election Timetable Announced

Timetable of general elections which will be held on November 1st has been announced.

LGBTI Peace Initiative Established: ‘We Reject Manhood’s War’

LGBTI Peace Initiative said, “If there is no peace, it will not be possible to talk about an equal and free coexistence.” Besides associations and independent activists, LGBTI members of the CHP and HDP also take part in the Initiative.

Video News – Joy of Syrians after Set a Foot on Greece

Syrian refugees’ journey to Lesbos Island of Greece from Turkey by boats goes on. Serdar Değirmencioğlu took the photograph of a boat which was approaching to the land.


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.