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The NUJ and IFJ condemn all attempts to secretly interfere with journalists' communications
Following the attempted kidnap of an Iranian journalist in New York, the union has highlighted the threats to the Iranian press in the UK.
The union has joined the condemnations and expressed its shock at the shooting of the Dutch investigative journalist in Amsterdam on Tuesday 6 July.
Apple Daily was the last major pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong.
The NUJ said it was a direct attack on press freedom and privacy and urged the UK and Irish governments to defend journalists' rights to report on the games without this "outrageous impediment".
The International Federation of Journalists, backed by the NUJ, has called for the urgent reinstatement of Nasser Abu Bakr, the head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate following his victimisation by French news agency, AFP.
Hamid Mir was taken off air after he gave a speech critical of the Pakistani military at a rally protesting an attack on another journalist.
The head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), Nasser Abu Bakr, has called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to condemn attacks on media and to send a commission to investigate the crimes against journalists in Palestine.
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland has condemned the detention of Raman Pratasevich following the forced landing of a Ryanair flight, and called for his immediate release and that of all journalists in jail in Belarus.
The union has contributed to the International Federation of Journalists’ fund which provides a lifeline for journalists facing violence, persecution or needing medical treatment.