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Men Kill 21 Women in June

According to bianet’s tally, men killed 21 women, raped 9 women and teenager girls and injured 25 women in June. 12% of women who exposed to violence were seriously injured with lethal weapons due to divorce claim or legal separation.

Syrian Crisis Triggers Child Labor

More than three quarters of Syrian families’ children are working in order to contribute family budget.

Republican People’s Party’s Deputies Demand Research about Romani People

CHP deputies Sezgin Tanrıkulu and Özcan Purçu stated a comprehensive research was necessary for Romani people who were ‘isolated from the society’.

15 Seasonal Workers Die, Death Toll Reaches 227 in 6 Months

15 laborers were killed in a traffic accident in Manisa province of Turkey. In the first half of 2015, 227 workers died on the road while 168 laborers who were working in the fields died.

Ephesus Ancient City Joins UNESCO's World Heritage List

Ephesus Ancient City in İzmir,Turkey joined UNESCO's World Heritage List after Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens.


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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