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IHD: 3,840 Detentions, 669 Arrests in Kurdish Cities

Turkey’s Human Right Association Diyarbakır Province Branch released an annual report on the human right violations in the southeastern Kurdish cities, saying that at least 3,840 were detained and 669 were arrested in 2014.

“Will PM Davutoğlu Apologize For Manipulating Public Opinion?"

HDP Şırnak deputy Faysal Sarıyıldız submitted an official inquiry to PM Ahmet Davutoğlu regarding the killing of 12 year old Nihat Kazanhan - an incident claimed to be premeditated by policemen.

bianet Attends European Parliament Session on Charlie Hebdo

A European Parliament session on Charlie Hebdo incident emphasized on the conclusions of Safety Net for European Journalists Project.

Risk Level Increased to "Dangerous" in Turkey's Movie Sets

Labor and Social Security Ministry admitted a proposal to increase the risk level of movie set conditions from “slightly dangerous” to “dangerous” in Turkey.

The Aftermath of Kobane in Photos

Following the retreat of ISIS, Anatolia Agency photographer Eşber Ayayadın tracked down the traces of war in Rojava’s Kobane canton located in Northern Syria.


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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  • 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.

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  • 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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