Journalists Cemal, Güç, Mater, Eryılmaz Testify

Journalist and bianet Project Consultant Nadire Mater, journalists Tuğrul Eryılmaz, Hasan Cemal and Mehmet Güç are testifying today at İstanbul Courthouse for joining the “Editor-in-Chief on Watch” campaign launched in support of the Özgür Gündem daily.

Gollum Was a Victim, say Experts in Erdoğan Defamation Case

Experts in the defamation case launched against Dr. Bilgin Çiftçi for juxtaposing photographs of President Erdoğan and Gollum have said that the Lord of the Rings character was oppressed, and not a bad individual.

Ahmet Altan Arrested

Former Taraf Editor-in-Chief Ahmet Altan has been arrested. Detained since September 1, Altan was released yesterday.

Diyarbakır Bar Wins Hrant Dink Prize

The eighth International Hrant Dink Prize has been awarded to the Diyarbakır Bar.

Ahmet Altan Taken into Custody Again

Former Editor-in-Chief of the Taraf daily, Ahmet Altan, was taken into custody yesterday night.


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

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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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