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Afghanistan: NUJ condemns ongoing media crackdown

Restrictions on media reporting enforced by the Taliban have intensified in recent weeks, with several journalists arrested and international news broadcasters taken off air. 

01 Apr 2022
BBC files UN complaint about online violence towards women journalists

The NUJ says the "truly chilling" threats must be stopped

23 Mar 2022
NUJ backs censure of Iran over targeting of reporter in Iran International’s bureau in Israel  

The union has condemned the constant harassment of Iranian journalists by the country’s authorities. 

BBC News Persian

The BBC has marked International Human Rights Day by calling upon Iran to end the escalating cross-border harassment and threats towards its journalists.

10 Dec 2021
NUJ calls for end of harassment of journalists by Iranian state

Following the attempted kidnap of an Iranian journalist in New York, the union has highlighted the threats to the Iranian press in the UK.

Unions highlight plight of Iranian journalists at UN event

Journalists based in London continue to be harassed because of the BBC work they do

NUJ condemns execution of dissident journalist

The killing of dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam was a "brutal execution" by the Iranian state.

UN urgent appeal about threats to BBC journalists

An urgent appeal has been filed today with three United Nations experts on behalf of all BBC Persian Service staff.

BBC journalists express solidarity with colleagues at Iran International

Journalists face unprecedented challenges at Iran International.

UN highlights ongoing targeting and harassment of UK-based journalists

UN reports document the death threats and reprisals BBC Persian Service journalists have faced.

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