Melis Alphan is a journalist based in İstanbul, Turkey. Born in 1978 in Izmir, Turkey. Following her graduation from American Collegiate Institute (ACI) in 1996, had her BA degree in London College of Fashion on Design Technology for the Fashion Industry (DTFI). Her dissertation topic was ‘Communication Through Clothes’. She was chosen to do one term in New York’s Fashion Institute Technology (FIT). In 2001, she started working at Vizyon Magazine. Following that, she started to work as a reporter in Daily Radikal. She worked as a reporter, an editor and a columnist in Daily Milliyet. In 2009, she started to work in Daily Hurriyet as a columnist, writing on social issues. She became a well known journalist writing on human rights, women’s and children’s rights, environmental issues. In 2018, following Hurriyet’s seling to a pro government company, she resigned and started writing a column in Daily Cumhuriyet.
Women strongly are against power plant to be built near their village
Arts&culture and law
Femicides. 2,000 women have been killed over the past eight years in Turkey.
Abuse of rights following state of emergency decree in Turkey