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The union has condemned the constant harassment of Iranian journalists by the country’s authorities.
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.
The UK government is inviting journalists to give evidence to the National Committee for the Safety of Journalists so it can put in place measures to make sure they can operate free from threats and violence.
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 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 killing of dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam was a "brutal execution" by the Iranian state.
Harsher legal penalties should be considered for individuals who repeatedly threaten or attack journalists.
As Northern Ireland comes to grips with the damage wrought by the Covid-19 crisis, the National Union of Journalists, UK and Ireland, is calling for a strategic initiative to rescue the media so that it may continue the vital role it has played on a daily basis during this unprecedented period of social and economic uncertainty.
New report details 142 serious threats to media freedom.
Annual Report by the partner organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists.