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How Did 10 Child Workers Die in August?

While some of them drowned in the pond where they wanted to cool down, others were perished by slamming into lamp posts which were far way taller than them.

“Snowden's Leaks May Require A New Investigation into Roboski”

Having interpreted the news on NSA’s spying Turkey and supplying information of the intelligence service, Tahir Elçi, lawyer of Roboski families, described spying as “scandal” and stated that it is a crime according to the domestic law and constitution.

158 Killed on the Job in August

In August, at least 158 workers died. 11 out of them were women, 10 were immigrants, and 10 were child workers.

Miner Dies in Soma

Having been squeezed between the wagon and a pole, worker Metin Keskin lost his life in Soma İmbat Mine.

49 Men and 5 Women to Bolster Turkey's “Left”

Freedom and Solidarity Party Co-chair Bilge Seçkin Çetinkaya stated that there are less women among the high ranking executives in the society and it is also same for the left-hand organizations.


Gezi Resistance

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    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...

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Media Monitoring Reports

  • BIA 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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