Irish Journalist December 2017
Coverage of the BBC Persian Service campaign in The Times.
The IFJ letter to Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi expressing grave concern over the detention of the photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid known as Shawkan.
Briefing on debate in Westminster Hall, Monday 20 November.
Report by Séamus Dooley, Irish Secretary, to BDC 2017 in Dublin.
The International Federation of Journalists are campaigning for a new United Nations Convention aimed at giving greater protection for journalists and journalism in the face of a tide of violence and threats.
Irish Journalist November 2017 PDF
Submission to the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality General Scheme of the Communications (Data Retention) Bill 2017
THE NUJ has called on Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan to incorporate the findings of former Chief Justice John Murray into proposed new legislation governing data storage. Irish Secretary Séamus Dooley told the Oireachtas Committee on Justice & Equality that the right of journalists to protect confidential sources of information is already recognised in international law and should be enshrined in domestic legislation. Journalists, he said, were not seeking new rights but were seeking to have the rights already upheld at ECHR to be vindicated.
Motions for the Irish Biennial Conference in Dublin
NUJ response to the Welsh government’s proposed budget allocation of £100,000 a year in 2018-19 and 2019-20 for start-up grants for journalists setting up their own business in hyperlocal news.