Journalists' safety news

News about abuse, harassment and attacks on journalists.

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NUJ condemns vile abuse of reporter

The union has condemned the vile online abuse of a reporter employed by Reach Ireland following her coverage of the court appearance of several indivi...

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NUJ warns against complacency over threats to journalists

The union has warned against a creeping culture of complacency regarding threats to journalists in Northern Ireland.

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Dublin vigil for slain journalists

Members of the NUJ gathered on the steps of the Hugh Lane Galley in Dublin’s Parnell Square on Monday 29 April to remember the journalists killed in t...

NUJ backs BBC World Service’s urgent UN appeal over abuse of national security and counter-terrorism laws against BBC News Persian journalists 

First time complaint has been addressed to UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Counte...

Pakistan: Prominent exiled Afghan journalist shot in Islamabad

Calls for investigation following shooting of Afghan journalist in Pakistan

NUJ condemns “disturbing” attacks of the media during the Derry Easter Monday commemorations

The union has strongly condemned the harassment and intimidation of reporters and photographers covering the anniversary of the 1916 Rising on the str...

NUJ expresses deep shock at stabbing of Iran International presenter

The union expressed its shock and outrage at the stabbing of presenter Pouria Zeraati, who was set upon by a group of assailants as he left his London...

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NUJ condemns as abhorrent Iran’s “convictions” of 44 journalists working on Persian-language media outlets 

The union calls for action to be taken against Iran following revelations that the Tehran Revolutionary court in absentia tried the journalists on the...

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British government must act to ensure journalists’ safety in Israel-Gaza war

NUJ co-signs letter to Rishi Sunak urging call for an immediate cessation of hostilities and an end to impunity enjoyed by Israel over IDF killing of ...

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Tunisia: IFJ calls on Tunisian president to stop prosecution of journalists

NUJ joins the International Federation of Journalists and the Syndicat National des Journalistes Tunisiens in calling on the Tunisian president to rel...

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NUJ statement on assassination plot of Iran International journalists

Union response to new details of a plan by Iranian authorities to kill UK-based journalists.

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NUJ joins rally in support of workers and migrants attacked in Dublin riots

The NUJ members were led by vice-president Gerry Curran and Cearbhall O’Siochain, cathaoirleach, Irish Executive Council.

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NUJ calls for release of hostage Oded Lifshitz

Oded Lifshitz and his wife Yocheved were kidnapped from their home in Kibbutz Nir Oz near the Gaza border and have been held by Hamas ever since.

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NUJ calls for greater safety for journalists reporting on the Middle East conflict

Journalists covering the situation in the Middle East need to be able to do their job in safety, whether on the ground or back at home commenting on i...

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NUJ calls for protection of journalists covering the situation in Israel and Gaza

A national executive council statement says the human rights of all journalists must be respected so they can report freely on the conflict.

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NUJ calls for swift action to protect UK-based journalists under threat

The National Union of Journalists has called on the government and police to act swiftly and robustly to secure the safety of journalists working acro...

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NUJ condemns social media attacks on Irish Times journalists

The union has strongly condemned the online abuse of Irish Times journalists Kitty Holland and Dara Mac Dónaill following their coverage of a violent ...

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China: journalists arrested and detained by police

NUJ condemns decision by Chinese authorities and calls for the safety and protection of journalists throughout the country.

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