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The United Nations raised the concerns in a formal communication requesting Iran’s response and explanation.
The NUJ says the "truly chilling" threats must be stopped
The BBC has marked International Human Rights Day by calling upon Iran to end the escalating cross-border harassment and threats towards its journalists.
The union is to report incidents of violence against journalists and videographers covering the Euros championship to an inquiry opened by the football governing body UEFA.
Following the attempted kidnap of an Iranian journalist in New York, the union has highlighted the threats to the Iranian press in the UK.
On June 25 the International Labour Organization Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work came into force.
This is call for evidence from the National Committee for the Safety of Journalists for journalists to contribute evidence and complete a survey so the government can improve its understanding of the problem of threats and abuse towards them, and assess to the police and judicial response. The responses will enable the committee to take action to ensure that journalists operating within the UK can do so free from threats, violence and abuse.
The BBC reporter was subjected to abuse while preparing for a live broadcast; a man has since pleaded guilty.
Facebook must publish editorial guidelines which appear to allow users to call for the death of public figures
The National Union of Journalists has called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to publish full details of editorial guidelines which the union says raise "fundamental questions about the standards set by Facebook in the treatment of a wide range of public figures and people who may find themselves in the public spotlight".
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.