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Union response to new details of a plan by Iranian authorities to kill UK-based journalists.
The BBC is cutting the World Service’s budget by £28.5m per year from April 2023, with 382 posts (almost one in five) to go. This NUJ briefing explains the impact of the cuts to the service.
Journalists reporting the anti-government demonstrations are also targeted.
Two British-Iranian journalists for the UK-based Persian-language TV channel have been warned of a possible risk to their lives.
NUJ condemns further threats from Iranian government on journalists at BBC Persian and Iran International
The union also called on the BBC to reverse its decision to close BBC Persian Radio.
Restrictions on media reporting enforced by the Taliban have intensified in recent weeks, with several journalists arrested and international news broadcasters taken off air.
The NUJ says the "truly chilling" threats must be stopped
The union has condemned the constant harassment of Iranian journalists by the country’s authorities.
The BBC has marked International Human Rights Day by calling upon Iran to end the escalating cross-border harassment and threats towards its journalists.
Following the attempted kidnap of an Iranian journalist in New York, the union has highlighted the threats to the Iranian press in the UK.