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Journalists continue to be targeted with impunity in every corner of the world – media workers are brutalized, gunned down and kidnapped by the enemies of press freedom.

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NUJ condemns killing of Al Jazeera journalist

NUJ sends condolences to family and friends of respected journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

11 May 2022
Pakistan's government must ensure safety of journalists

The NUJ has condemned attacks against media workers in Pakistan, resulting in the death of journalist Zia-Ur-Rehman Farooqi.

10 May 2022
NUJ members remember Lyra McKee on the anniversary of her death

NUJ's Belfast and District branch unveiled a new banner to mark the third anniversary of journalist Lyra McKee's death.

Ukraine: journalist Mantas Kvedaravicius killed

NUJ joins condemnation of the "deliberate killing" as deaths of media workers since the war's inception rises.

06 Apr 2022
Ukraine: Russian journalist Oksana Baulina killed

NUJ condemns journalists' death adding to the rising number of media workers killed during the war on Ukraine.

25 Mar 2022
Ukraine: US journalist Brent Renaud killed

The NUJ condemns the targeted attack and murder of journalist Brent Renaud.

14 Mar 2022
Support for inquiry into Martin O’Hagan’s death

Delegates at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions biennial delegate conference, Belfast, have unanimously supported the NUJ’s campaign for an independen...

End impunity for the killing of Martin O'Hagan

For 20 years the NUJ has campaigned for justice.

28 Sep 2021
NUJ calls for an expert panel to investigate the murder of Martin O’Hagan

On the 20th anniversary of the death of the Sunday World journalist, Michelle Stanistreet said the failure to secure a conviction of his killers is a ...

NUJ sends condolences to the family and friends of Peter R De Vries 

The Dutch crime reporter who was shot on the streets of Amsterdam last Thursday has died.

Remembering Veronica Guerin

NUJ members marked the anniversary of the murder of Sunday Independent journalist and member Veronica Guerin.

NUJ calls for justice for Lyra McKee

NUJ supports calls by the family for witnesses in the Creggan area of Derry on 18 April 2019 to come forward with any information which may assist in ...

Afghanistan: three female media workers killed in separate attacks

The NUJ has joined condemnation of the killers of three female journalists from Afghanistan’s Enikass TV who were shot dead by unknown gunmen in two s...

IFJ records 60 killings of media workers in 2020

The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of an unprecedented global pandemic crisis, but also as the year of the resurgence of murders of jou...

04 Jan 2021
NUJ condemns execution of dissident journalist

The killing of dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam was a "brutal execution" by the Iranian state.

IFJ mourns 42 media workers killed in 2020

IFJ publishes annual killed list including numbers in jail globally, with 30 year overview and analysis.

10 Dec 2020
NUJ condemns killing of Afghan journalist

Union extends condolences to colleagues, families and friends, and raises key safety concerns affecting journalists locally and globally

NUJ supports UN complaints against Israel's treatment of Palestinian journalists

The complaint relates to Israel's systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate the killings of med...

09 Dec 2020

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