Botan International work diary

05.12. 2021 Kurdish Rights-Based Journalism Workshop Botan International, together with Atölye BIA, organized the Kurdish Rights-Based Journalism Workshop in Diyarbakır. Program sponsor: Kingdom of Sweden, SIDA In the workshop, Ferid Demirel (bianet) Murat Bayram (Botan International), Safiye Alagaş (JinNews), Hatice Kamer (BBC), Sertaç Kayar (Reuters) and Abdurrahman Gök (Mesopotamia News Agency) gave lectures on rights journalism. 02.12.2021 Our story is […]

The first Kurdish media training office opened

Botan International has established a Kurdish media education office and sound studio in partnership with Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in Diyarbakir. On the night of 28 August, the opening night program was organized. Diyarbakir Chamber of Industry and Commerce President, Mehmet Kaya and veteran journalist Mahmut Bozarslan cut the ribbon. Mahmut Bozarslan said: “It has always been a dream of […]

Our studio and newsroom are free of charge for journalists

Botan International, in partnership with Reporters Without Borders (RSF), prepared a sound recording studio and Newsroom in Diyarbakir. Journalists living in Diyarbakir, or those who go to Diyarbakir to produce news, use the studio and newsroom free of charge. The mother tongue of about 25 percent of Turkey’s citizens is Kurdish, but education in their language is forbidden. It is […]

What Botan International has done in 5 months

September 2020, Kurdish Digital Media Workshop 1 (Sponsor: Global Native Services, and Ali Bayram, a Kurdish lawyer) October 2020, Kurdish Digital Media Workshop 2  (Sponsor: Diyar Mizuri, a Kurdish business person) November 2020, Kurdish Digital Media Workshop 3  (Sponsor: Reporters Without Borders, RSF) November 2020, Rojnamegerîya Kurdî ya Dîjîtal –Kurdish edition of Kurdish Digital Journalism Ebook- (Sponsor: Reporters Without […]