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The Commemorative Events for Genocide in Istanbul

On the anniversary of 1915 Genocide, several events were held in Istanbul. The official ceremony, the genocide march, and erecting memorial stone in front of the victims were some of the ceremonial events among others.

Armenian Genocide: Coverage on 19th and 20th Century

Demoyan, the director of Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, has compiled the front page coverage in press regarding Ottoman and Armenians on 19th and 20th century, and the reflections of the Armenian Genocide in world press within the book of "Armenian Genocide: Front Page Coverage In the World Press”.

“Junior PM” is Asked, the President Answers

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has hosted children on International April 23 Children’s Festival. “Junior PM” has been asked over nuclear energy, PM has interrupted and whispered the child to what he’s going to say.

Illiterate Children Work 54 Hours per Week

According to the DİSK-AR’s report of child labor, 4+4+4 education law made compulsory age for primary school 6 to 13 and caused child labor to increase and the age of working children to decrease up to 13.

Grand Bazaar Evacuated by the Police

Policemen evacuated the shops in Grand Bazaar. Thousands of tradesmen have been thinking they will be suffered from this incident. Representative of Chamber of Architects was left outside and the media wasn’t included.


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.

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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