Journalists' safety news

News about abuse, harassment and attacks on journalists.

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NUJ condemns graffiti of journalist's name with crosshairs in Belfast

Graffiti across East Belfast this week threatens Sunday World journalist.

NUJ says government cheerleaders should stop petty, personalised attacks on journalists

The NUJ has responded to a further attack on HuffPost reporter Nadine White, this time by Conservative MP Neil O'Brien.

Panorama threats demands response from media owners on broadcasting rights

The NUJ has strongly condemned threats to a BBC Panorama team in Northern Ireland arising from their investigative journalism.

NUJ condemns online and offline abuse of Nadine White

Politicians should be working to boost standards of public discourse, not indulging in petty outbursts that deepen hostility towards journalists.

Netherlands: journalists' safety increasingly under threat

Reporters and film crews became targets during demonstrations against a 9pm curfew aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Stand up for journalism – NUJ solidarity protests in Northern Ireland

Local union branches in Belfast and Derry organise events today.

NUJ calls for harsher penalties for repeated attacks on journalists

Harsher legal penalties should be considered for individuals who repeatedly threaten or attack journalists.

NUJ condemns new threat to Northern Ireland journalist

The union has strongly condemned a violent threat issued by loyalist paramilitaries against a journalist employed by Independent News and Media.

Criminal violence against journalists must be punished, says NUJ

Scottish authorities need to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack aimed at silencing Glasgow journalists.

NUJ demands action to protect and safeguard journalists ​on UN end impunity day

A survey by the National Union of Journalists has uncovered shocking evidence of abuse and harassment.

NUJ member denounces police failure to investigate threat to rape her baby

Patricia Devlin to lodge official complaint to Police Ombudsman after a 'year of inaction' by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

NUJ condemns attacks on journalists

Union calls for full investigation to identify and prosecute individuals who attacked and harassed photographers and reporters.

NUJ demands an end to attacks on journalists

The union condemns the attacks and demands an end to hostility and harassment.

Colleagues offer support & solidarity to Amy Fenton

The union remains concerned that Amy and the local newspaper are still being targeted.

Threat of attack on Amy Fenton and family must be lifted immediately

NUJ condemns all threats directed at chief reporter and family in Barrow

Increasing support for Northern Ireland journalists

Since the Stand up for Journalism initiative was launched, it has been warmly welcomed and endorsed by many more supporters

Threats to politicians who supported journalists – "an affront to democracy"

Politicians who condemned threats to NUJ members last week are now also threatened by South East Antrim UDA.

NUJ condemns vile threat to Northern Ireland newspapers

Dissident loyalist group threaten journalists at the Belfast-based Sunday World and Sunday Life newspapers

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