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Erol Önderoğlu Receives “İsmail Gaspıralı” Award

"İsmail Gaspıralı Bey Journalism and Human Rights Award" has been given to Erol Önderoğlu, Reports Without Borders (RSF) Turkey representative.

12 Childen Dead in Kobane Protests

According to a report by a children’s association, at least 12 children lost their lives within protests related to ISIS’s advance in Kobane. 55 children were arrested.

“Privacy” of An ISIS Fighter Vs. Right to Information

“We are unable to inform you due to the privacy rights,” Turkey’s Justice Ministry responded foreign correspondent Alex Christie-Miller on the whereabouts of 3 ISIS fighters accused of killing 3 people.

Police Intervenes in Validebağ Grove, Detains Advocate

Police forcefully detained 5 individuals including advocate Can Atalay during protests to stop a demolition of a grove in Istanbul. 2 filed complaints against municipality workers for assault.

Student Journalist Arrested Due to One Statement

Mensur Küçükkarga, a journalism major and reporter, has been arrested upon an eyewitness statement that he has attended a Kobane protest in in Erzurum province.


Gezi Resistance

  • First Year of 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...

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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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