Voting for Constitutional Amendment Referendum Begins in Europe

Turkey’s citizens who live in Europe started to vote for April 16 constitutional amendment referendum at six different ballot boxes set up in six countries today. People can also vote at the ballot boxes set up at customs gates.

Ministry of Interior to Pay Compensation to Ali İsmail Korkmaz’s Family

In the lawsuit brought against the Ministry of Interior concerning killing of Korkmaz, the court has ruled the ministry pay compensation to his family.

2 Police Officers Suspended from Duty in Kemal Kurkut Investigation

Diyarbakır Governorship has declared two police officers have been suspended from duty in the investigation concerning Kurkut who was shot to death by police during Newroz celebrations in Diyarbakır.

Curfews Declared in Some Villages of Bitlis

Curfews have been declared in some villages and hamlets of Tatvan district of Bitlis province.

DBP Former Co-Chair Emine Ayna Released

DBP Co-Chair and former MP Emine Ayna has been released on probation.


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

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  • 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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    On February 21 International Mother Language Day, bianet published 20 articles in different languages spoken in Turkey.

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