12 Ağustos 2020, Çarşamba

coronavirus haberleri

Turkish Red Crescent Chairperson’s Hate Speech against the LGBTI+ on #PrideWeek

28th Istanbul Pride Week has been celebrated online this year due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with the theme "Where am I". Hundreds of thousands of people shared their support for the LGBTI+ individuals online, including their social media platforms....

An interview from the Covid-19 frontline in Istanbul

The doctor, who has overseen treatment of Covid-19 patients in Istanbul since the epidemic began, says: We are past the peak of this epidemic Recent hospital admissions exhibit milder symptoms Late curfew announcements seemed to cause further infections First...

The Matter of Prestige in Power Struggle between the U.S. and China

It is pretty hard to make a proper prediction about the approaching power struggle that will find a significant place in international relations as a political impact of the pandemic (Covid-19). Nonetheless, how the Coronavirus affects the great-power competition...

Expectation of an economic crisis in Turkey in the post-Covid-19 period

ANAR Polling conducted a survey regarding the impact of the coronavirus epidemic in Turkey. Majority of the surveyed citizens trust in the government while a similar number of people also expect an economic crisis to strike after the coronavirus...

Islamist group disregards social distance measures with prayer stunt

Furkan Foundation members in Adana attempted to hold a mass prayer session on the evening of May 21. During the police intervention 13 were detained. Islamist Furkan Foundation that has been requesting mass prayers to be reinstated despite coronavirus measures,...

Six policy propositions for the post-Covid19 era by CHP chair Kılıçdaroğlu

Republican People's Party CHP chairperson Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu penned a letter in response to management of Covid-19 and made six proposals for coming out of the crisis it brings. Extraordinary efforts are being conducted globally through interdisciplinary cooperation in order to...

Tactics of Polarization in Turkey during Coronavirus Times

The coronavirus epidemic did not slow down the polarizing discourse in Turkish politics. The Justice & Development Party AKP government is cracking down on Republican People's Party CHP municipalities as they have tried to organize city-wide arrangements for their...

The Lack of Solidarity in the EU: Might it be a good reason to collapse?

There is no doubt that the Coronavirus outbreak is testing the ability of the EU in managing the crisis by its effectiveness and resistance of solidarity networks among the member states. When the union came across any crises throughout...

Turkey’s Normalization Plan as Covid-19 management

A schedule for normalization has been set in Turkey after AKP chair & President Erdoğan announced relaxation of measures last week. The schedule extends until September, removing measures each month. According to the plans published on Karar Newspaper, there are...

$1 Million raised on Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s bills-solidarity platform

CHP Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s “Askıda Fatura” (Bill on the Hook) campaign has raised over 1 million USD in 30 hours to help more than 57,000 households struggling to pay their water and gas bills in Istanbul due to the...

How not to distribute masks: Turkey’s Covid-19 Management

One of the biggest problems experienced in Turkey since the first Covid-19 case was announced on March 11 has been distribution of masks. The country announced adequate number of masks, however these masks have never been effectively distributed across...

Covid-19 epidemic validates tighter workplace health and safety measures

The Izmir Medical Chamber and the Izmir Medical Chamber Workers' Health & Workplace Medicine Commission stated that the coronavirus epidemic has shone a light on pre-existing risk factors that healthcare professionals are exposed to in the workplace. The Izmir Medical...

Main opposition leader Kılıçdaroğlu lists 16 ways to ‘save the future’ after the epidemic

CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has created a 16-point list, detailing the steps he believes ought to be taken in Turkey, post-epidemic. "If there is to be a new civilization after Covid-19, it should be made by democrats," he said. Kemal...

Workloads increasing under quarantine during Covid-19 pandemic

Many workers who are currently forced to work from home as a result of coronavirus quarantine measures are reporting an increase in their workload and working hours. Some say that reasonable limits on work life have completely disappeared, and...

Coronavirus Updates: Subscribe to dokuz8NEWS’ daily coronavirus newsletter

As coronavirus Covid-19 has been confirmed in Turkey, dokuz8NEWS made a call to establish the biggest digital newsroom in Turkey. With participation of hundreds of citizen journalists, dozens of regional media organizations and civil society organizations, the biggest digital...

Chaos in Turkey due to Sudden Curfew against Covid-19 Outbreak

On Friday April 10th at 22:00 a curfew was declared for the weekend days in 31 provinces. Roughly 63 million people, nearly 75 percent of the population, would have to remain inside starting from midnight. Without any earlier warning,...

Grand Censorship Attempt Targeting Social Media in Turkey

A package bill expected to be discussed at the Parliament soon, contains serious censorship threats targeting social media and free expression in Turkey. While the governing alliance has been drafting a package bill to address needs of the society in...

Turkish Government proposes censorship against Coronavirus

Governing AKP in Turkey proposed a new economic relief package consisting of 66 articles, aims to aid the economy that is troubled due to Covid-19 outbreak. However among the details of the package is a detail that has been...

Profiting from coronavirus: Private Hospitals in Turkey

It has been revealed that some private hospitals which are declared as "pandemic hospitals" by the Ministry of Health demanded exorbitant prices from coronavirus patients under cover of the daily bed charges. According to the circular published by Ministry of...

Interactive map of coronavirus-positive cases in Turkey with highest numbers per cities and per population of cities

Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca announced the latest updates on Turkey's coronavirus toll on the evening of April 1 with a map of cases across the country. While all numbers are announced, which city has the highest numbers and...

Suspicions grow in the announced numbers of Covid-19 cases in Turkey

The numbers announced in Turkey with regards to the impact of coronavirus outbreak has been subject of discussion among general public and civil society. Various organizations are considering the numbers announced by Ministry of Health to be misleading. The Ministry...

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