A Farewell to The Dead of Suruç Explosion

Funeral ceremonies are performed in Hatay, Muş, Diyarbakır, Suruç, Kızıltepe, Trabzon, Dersim, Van, Elazığ, Yüksekova and İstanbul provinces of Turkey for the dead of Suruç Explosion.

Twitter Access Block Removed in Turkey

Urfa 2nd Criminal Court of Peace revoked the decision blocking access to Twitter in Turkey.

Prisoner Kaczynski Mentioned in Scottish Parliament

Jim Eadie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, made a motion to PM David Cameron related to prisoner Steve Kaczynski in İstanbul, Turkey.

Access to Twitter Blocked in Turkey

Access to twitter has been blocked. It is claimed that the reason is website contents related to Suruç Explosion.

CHP Rejects HDP’s Call for Emergency Meeting

CHP rejected HDP’s call for “emergency parliamentary meeting”. 110 signatures of deputies are needed for emergency meeting in parliament.

52 Weeks 52 Men


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.

Exclusive Serials From bianet

  • Exclusive serials of news, photo reportages and articles from bianet.

Human Rights Reports

  • Annual reports by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International documenting the state of human rights in Turkey

EU Accession Documents

  • European Commission staff working documents regarding progress of Turkey during EU accession negotiations