Journalists killed news

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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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
Journalists' killings – masterminds are walking free

On the international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has launched a global campa...

02 Nov 2020
Three years after her assassination, still no justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Coalition demands an end to impunity and pledges to continue campaign until there is full justice for Daphne.

16 Oct 2020
NUJ demands justice for murdered journalist

The British and Irish governments should not turn a blind eye to the lack of justice for Martin O’Hagan.

#IWMD20: Workers' Memorial Day, Tuesday 28 April

Join the NUJ and trade union world in supporting Tuesday's day of commemoration of those killed during work, with a special focus on frontline Covid-1...

27 Apr 2020
Today We Stand With Lyra – remembering Lyra McKee

NUJ members join in solidarity and remembrance to mark the 1st anniversary of the killing of journalist and NUJ member Lyra McKee

Unions react to rearrest of those acquitted of Daniel Pearl murder

The International Federation of Journalists, the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists and the US-based National Writers Union jointly demand justice ...

Happy birthday Lyra

Lyra McKee’s sister Nichola is inviting family and friends to mark what would have been her 30th birthday by joining in a virtual birthday on social m...

Mexico remains deadliest country in the world for journalists

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has released its annual report of killings of journalists, detailing 49 deaths worldwide in 2019.

In Remembrance of Lyra

Politicians, NUJ members and others remember Lyra McKee, killed while reporting in Derry.

Messages of sympathy flood in for Lyra McKee

Michelle Stanistreet and members of the NUJ will be representing the union at the funeral of Lyra McKee at St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast, today.

Vigils and remembrance #WeStandWithLyra

On Wednesday, NUJ officials and members will join with the heartbroken family, friends and colleagues of Lyra McKee at her funeral service in St Anne’...