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650 New Child Abuse Cases in Turkey Every Month

A political note drafted by various children organizations cited that even though child abuse could be preventible, the research in Turkey didn’t focus on the issues like its frequency, prevention and treatment.

Not Crime to Wear Helmet on May Day, Court Rules

Defendants charged with wearing construction helmets, diving goggles, gas masks and eye solutions during May Day protests this years have been acquitted as their acts “didn’t constitute a crime”.

“Blaze Resumes in Haydarpaşa Train Station"

Haydarpaşa Solidarity reiterated its demands for the roof restoration of historical and blaze-stricken Haydarpaşa Train Station according to its original. A torch march will be organized tomorrow on the forth anniversary of the incident.

Bayraktar: I Didn’t Do Anything Unlawful

Former Minister Erdoğan Bayraktar submitted his testimony to the parliamentary commission in charge of investigating the corruption probe. “I didn’t do anything illegal and unlawful,” he said.

Köylü: I Am Capable of Requesting Media Ban

It turned out that the request of media on the investigation of four former deputies for corruption allegation was not made by the Parliament Chairman Cemil Çiçek but the parliamentary commission chairman Hakkı Köylü.


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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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