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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Kürşat Yılmaz
Founded7 June 1995
Political alignmentSocialism
HeadquartersŞirinevler, İstanbul, Turkey
Websiteevrensel.net https://www.evrensel.net/daily/

Evrensel (English: Universal) is a Turkish daily newspaper.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Evrensel was founded on 7 June 1995. The issues captured and written are from a socialist perspective. The paper is different from other Turkish newspapers in that it presents an in-depth research into issues surrounding the workers unions.[1] In 2017 newspaper started an English version of news.[2]


Metin Göktepe, the 27-year-old journalist whose death in police custody in 1996 caused public protests and outcry, was on duty as a reporter for Evrensel on the day of his detention and murder.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Martina Böse; Regina Haberfellner; Ayhan Koldas (2001). "Mapping Minorities and their Media: The National Context – Austria" (PDF). Centre for Social Innovation. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Evrensel Newspaper". Hrant Dink Foundation. Retrieved 5 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Woodhull, Nancy J.; Snyder, Robert W., eds. (2018) [1996]. "Preface". Journalists in Peril. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-351-51054-7.
  4. ^ Basın Almanağı 2017: Press Almanac 2017 in Turkey (in Turkish). Istanbul, Turkey: DİSK Basın İş. p. 12.