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NUJ condemns as abhorrent Iran’s “convictions” of 44 journalists working on Persian-language media outlets
The union calls for action to be taken against Iran following revelations that the Tehran Revolutionary court in absentia tried the journalists on the charge of "propaganda against the Islamic Republic".
Women journalists among the first to cover Mahsa Amini’s death have received further restrictions whilst imprisoned.
Union response to new details of a plan by Iranian authorities to kill UK-based journalists.
The union has strongly condemned the sentences imposed on two Iranian journalists, Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi, for reporting on the death of Mahsa Amini, whose death in police custody led to national protests.
Journalists in Iran may soon require a government licence to work in the country.
A year on from Mahsa Amini’s death and protests in Iran, several journalists remain imprisoned in the country.
The NUJ has called for the release of two journalists accused of “conspiring with foreign powers’ over their reporting following Mahsa Amini’s death.
NUJ welcomes UN commitment to investigate threats against BBC News Persian journalists and their families
The confirmation was announced on 5 July during the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council.
Iran’s extra-territorial targeting of journalists in the UK, Germany and across Europe has attracted criticism and concern at the 52nd session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council in Geneva.
The union has called on the BBC to reverse cuts to services and jobs at the station, follwing government's £20m injection.