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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2021

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations in our world today.

25 Nov 2021
Ethical reporting of the Afghan crisis, asylum and refugees

This NUJ Ethics Council event is now available on YouTube

13 Oct 2021
NUJ and IFJ call for urgent action by UK government to help secure safe passage for under-threat former BBC journalists in Afghanistan  

More than seven weeks since the capture of Kabul by the Taliban, and the subsequent evacuation of western troops from the city, many journalists with close links to the UK remain stuck in hiding, fearful for their lives.

06 Oct 2021
"We have received hundreds of requests for help" says IFJ

As the Taliban now control the country, the IFJ are monitoring of the situation on the ground and the many requests for emergency support reveal panic and fear amongst Afghanistan’s media community.

20 Aug 2021
UK government must reveal plans to support journalists fleeing from Afghanistan

The NUJ is calling on the UK government to confirm its plans to support journalists and other media workers fleeing Afghanistan as part of its Afghan Resettlement Scheme, which has committed to resettle 5,000 Afghans in the first year of a five year plan totalling 20,000.

19 Aug 2021
Irish government must support journalists fleeing Afghanistan

The NUJ is calling on the Irish government to support journalists and other media workers fleeing Afghanistan and is urging members to donate to the International Union of Journalists safety fund appeal for Afghan journalists.

18 Aug 2021
UK government must offer urgent sanctuary to journalists fleeing Afghanistan

The NUJ is calling on the UK government to put in place specific measures for journalists and media workers under its anticipated resettlement scheme and step up its effort to deliver their safe passage out of Afghanistan.

17 Aug 2021
Unions respond to Afghan media crisis

The NUJ has initiated talks with both the UK’s Foreign Office and the BBC to push for swift exit solutions for all staff based in the BBC’s Kabul office and those working across Afghanistan, bringing them and their families to safety in the UK or other international BBC newsrooms, writes Tim Dawson.

16 Aug 2021
NUJ welcomes UK haven for media refugees

Union welcomes comments made today and will wait to see further details of the scheme.

06 Aug 2021
NUJ calls on UK government to offer urgent assistance to Afghan media workers

UK media organisations have relied upon Afghan journalists, translators and support staff who are now in danger because of their work.

04 Aug 2021

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