June 2018 Turkey Elections: Infographic Maps

After Turkish government has declared early elections for June 24, the country has experienced one of the most strained election campaign periods for over a month. The results of the election has changed the regime of the country from parliamentary to executive presidential which has continued governing AKP’s...

dokuz8NEWS training sessions’ most intensive period has been September 2018

Following its foundation in 2014, dokuz8NEWS has always had a special focus on trainings on alternative media & citizen journalism. In the month of September, the news agency has had its most intensive period in terms of trainings with three specially focused training sessions, as well as preparing six others that...

Workers at Istanbul’s third airport construction go on strike

Istanbul’s third airport has been scheduled to open on October 29, on Turkey’s Republic Day. While the contested construction has been going on under heavy criticism by environmentalist movements and unions in the last five years, the construction site that has been employing over 30.000 workers, has...

New Board Elected for Cumhuriyet Foundation

Cumhuriyet daily’s Cumhuriyet Foundation has held a board election which resulted in Alev Coşkun becoming the new chair of board; the newspaper’s new chief editor has become Aykut Küçükkaya. umhuriyet Foundation which is practically the owner of Cumhuriyet Daily has held a repeat of general assembly to...

Turkey issued Red Notice for journalist & publisher Zarakolu who lives in Sweden

Journalist & publisher Ragıp Zarakolu who has been living abroad for several years is being called for by Turkey with a Red Notice regarding a court case on the speech he had given at by-then Peace & Democracy Party’s Politics Academy. Zarakolu said “this has no other purpose than harassment”. dokuz8NEWS /...

Saturday Mothers on week 701: observation on International Day of Peace

In Turkey, Saturday Mothers who have been demanding justice for their “disappeared” relatives gathered in Istanbul’s Galatasaray Square for their 700thrally, on August 25, 2018. After Istanbul Beyoğlu Governorship announced that the government banned protest, police has intervened the gathering and up to 100...

Report on Turkish Household Informatics Technologies Habits announced

2018 Report on Household Informatics Technologies Habits has been released by Turkish Statistical Institute revealing details on the numbers regarding Turkish users internet usage habits. The behavioral study behind the report covers the period between April 2017 and March 2018 with latest statistical numbers being...

Will 2 members of parliament resign from HDP to register with another party?

During June 24 general elections, several alliances had been established between various political parties. Peoples’ Democratic Party HDP had been an umbrella party for many left-wing & progressive political movements and parties, including Turkish Workers Party TIP. Today it has been claimed that two...

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