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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.
The NUJ has joined the International Federation of Journalists in calling on the Egyptian government to release all 26 media workers held in prisons and to end the relentless attacks on journalists and freedom of expression.
An independent inquiry into the murder of the investigative journalist found the Maltese state was responsible for creating a culture of impunity as it failed to take action in protecting the journalist.
The union said the National Committee for the Safety of Journalists’ plan was an important step towards ensuring journalists can carry out their work free from harassment and attack. It was launched with cross-party support.
The NUJ has joined condemnation of the killers of three female journalists from Afghanistan’s Enikass TV who were shot dead by unknown gunmen in two separate attacks as they attempted to return home from work on March 2.
IFJ extends support and solidarity to threatened BBC journalist.
Reporters and film crews became targets during demonstrations against a 9pm curfew aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
A new tax on some digital services in Spain is expected to generate huge revenues this year that journalists' unions say should be used to help support media jobs.
Erdogan's government must make progress on ensuring media freedom and the safety of journalists.
Unions condemn the violence inflicted on colleagues and call for their immediate release.