Recently, the US embassy in Ankara announced it had suspended all non-immigrant visa services in Turkey. In response with an identical statement Turkey's Washington embassy suspended non-immigrant visa services in the US. This tit-for-that decision caused the increase of Dollar in Turkey and thus the tweets with #visa.
Turkey, a country that is under state of emergency, held a constitutional referendum on 16 April 2017. The legitimacy of this referendum had been discussed in various reports and in national and international media. The following maps and visualisations demonstrate the observed violations and pressures during the 2017 referendum in Turkey.
This is an additional map for the Femicide Coverages in Turkish Media project. The data consists of 2007 -2012 world armed violence. It shows both conflict and non-conflict violent deaths. The Global Burden of Armed Violence report findings show that "On average, an estimated 60,000 women worldwide became victims of homicide every year from 2007 to 2012, accounting for 16 per cent of intentional homicides."
Single map dominates all the Turkish news election reporting that took place on October 1. This election was especially a momentous one, as it returned the land to a single-party rule with the Justice and Development Party (AKP). Though the aim of this article is not to discuss the consequences of this election, nor criticizing the voting process. It is about a pivotal aspect that is rather unseen when reporting the election results.