Why were the Turkish forces there, asked engineer Mater about the detentions in northern Iraq. The US acted before the Turkish forces, which wish to carry ...»
RSF has called on RTUK to rescind the one-month suspension it imposed on 5 television stations. RTÜK accuses the television stations of carrying broadcasts defending the ...»
Reforms are good but we need to see the effects,said Kretschmer, the European Union Commissionsrepresentative to Turkey, who visited the waterpurification facility in Sanliurfa being built ...»
The local women were always by Semses side at the hospital. Women from especiall Ka-mer who supported Allak financially and psychologically during the eight months she ...»
Implementing EU reforms? Istanbul - Raziye Yesil (30), housewife: I have not been searched. I don't know anything about this new law. But it ...»
OMCT is gravely concerned for the psychological and physical integrity of Ms. Gündüz and calls on the government of Turkey to initiate an immediate, impartial investigation ...»
The actors and actresses protested the seizure of a fly swatter used in a theatre play Gavara during a culture festival in Hakkari. The fly swatter ...»
Lawyer Ilkiz said TRTs application to cancel the RTUK ordinance was far from seriousness. The ordinance violates the Constitution, we also went to the Council of ...»
The public prosecutor claims a prison term of up to six years against Özgüden and Karaca, for the articles that they had written to the review ...»
RTUK ordered Radio Dunya off the air for a month for broadcasting a program in Kurdish. Ozic said the recent reforms in Turkey allowed Kurdish broadcasts. ...»
There are 838 mosques as opposed to 496 schools in Kocaeli. 612 of the mosques are in villages. In Kandira, there are 186 mosques, eight of ...»
Gulbahar Gunduz, who was kidnapped and raped by four men who said they were police officers was threatened not to be involved in politics. This incident ...»
United Democrats and the Patriotic Unity Movement YBH respectively, have met in Nicosia on the 30th of May 2003 to discuss the current situation in Cyprus. ...»
The charges stem from Özgüns 1998 new trial petition in which he accused security forces of brutality in southeastern Anatolia and of murdering journalists belonging to ...»
Turkish Cypriot family finds old friends in hitherto off-limits southern Cyprus. Ioannou, the young Greek Cypriot soldier, had risked his life to help my Turkish Cypriot ...»
The purpose of military service is to kill, said journalist Guncikan; according to writer Asena military service is slavery. Student BK wants to become a soldier ...»
Bruinessen says The Kurds have always had the idea of a Kurdish State. According to him Iraqi Kurds had no choice but to ask United States ...»
Lawyer Yalcindag, Human Rights Association chair, criticized the court decision to free 22 defendants charged with raping 13-year-old N.C., pending the outcome of the trial. He ...»
Lawyer Keskin said the amendments to the Turkish Penal Code about sexual torture and rape, were inadequate. Criticizing the fact that complaint was necessary for the ...»
WiPC, International PEN campaigns on the imprisonment of the Kurdish politician Zana, whose case the WiPC has recently adopted, having established that she has writing credentials ...»
Independent Communication NetworkIndependent Communication Network comprises more than internet news website bianet.org. It is a continuously unfolding network since 1997 and embraces "Training Drives" for journalists and communication students and NGOs; handbook series, "Radio Programs" for the local media, conferences, forums, international exchange programs.
IPS Communication Foundation (BİA)IPS Communication Foundation is the implementing body for the BIA &bianet.org. Founded in 1993 by four journalists and one human rights activists, has implemented many projects including a BİA, BİA2 and BİA3.
BİA LibraryBİA Library comprises of handbooks series and guides and researches which systemize the theoretical and informative contributions realized during the implementation of programs within the BİA projects. Some of the 15 publications are in English and accessible via bianet.org.
Contact usYou can reach IPS Communication Foundation directors, BİA project coordination, bianet.org editorial board via telephone, fax, e-mail and mail from everywhere on the globe, dispatch information and/or documents and request meetings.