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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.
For #IWD2023 the NUJ says the best way to improve women’s rights in the workplace is to join the union
The National Union of Journalists has called on the government and police to act swiftly and robustly to secure the safety of journalists working across the UK and to defend media freedom
NUJ joins calls by the International Federation of Journalists for the release of all imprisoned media workers, as the Islamic Republic celebrates its 44th anniversary.