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Empowered Women Citizens Towards Politics

Empowerment of Women Citizens Project conducted by The Association for the Support and Training of Women Candidates (KA.DER) was completed. Having reached the number of 1,708 women, the project aimed at raising awareness on women -especially as voters and potential candidates- about civil rights of women.

"Is Perishing of All Syrians the Solution?"

bianet interviewed Sabiha Khalil from Syrian Women’s Network (SKA) before she left Turkey three months ago. We talked to her about Syria issue and conditions of refugees.

Commencement Day For OHO 2014 Graduates

Having hosted 36 journalist candidates from 33 communication faculties across Turkey and North Cyprus, From School to Newsroom (OHO) program has ended. Participators received their certificates in a cocktail party.

Call to Solidarity With Ezidi People

Hundreds of activists celebrated Turkey’s Peace Day yesterday in Istanbul’s Kadikoy district despite the governor’s office ban; urging authorities to pay attention to the situation of Ezidi people.

Newly-Elected President Sues LGBTI Activist

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed against LGBTI activist Levent Pişkin for non-pecuniary damages of 50,000 liras for his tweet “queer”. The complaint statement said that “Levent Pişkin tries to validate every action he made in order to justify himself”.


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...

Male Violence Monitoring

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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