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Palestine: journalist shot by Israeli army

NUJ joins the International Federation of Journalists in condemning an attack by Israeli soldiers on Palestinian journalist Amr Manasra.

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23 May 2024
High Court grants Julian Assange permission to appeal extradition to the United States

The National Union of Journalists has welcomed the High Court’s judgment granting Julian Assange victory in his case requesting leave to appeal extradition to the United States.

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NUJ demands emergency NI Policing Board meeting on sinister surveillance of journalists  

The shocking revelations at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal hearing in London yesterday about the scale and nature of PSNI surveillance of journalists and lawyers in Northern Ireland have led to a demand for an emergency meeting of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

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Israel: Al Jazeera shutdown is dangerous and wrong

Michelle Stanistreet, NUJ general secretary, said: "Targeting Al Jazeera as the Israeli government has is a direct attack on free speech that brings shame on those responsible – I hope they will soon realise their error and reverse this decision.”

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07 May 2024
Israel: new law granting closure of foreign media outlets threatens media freedom

The NUJ has warned against the closure of Al Jazeera and other international media outlets, following passage of a bill by the Israeli government banning broadcasting of foreign media over threats to national security.

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03 Apr 2024
Russia: court extends detention of journalist Evan Gershkovich

NUJ calls for espionage charges against Gershkovich to be dropped.

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03 Apr 2024
NUJ welcomes improved protections for journalists targeted with lawfare

The European Council has adopted the anti-SLAPP directive with safeguards to protect media freedom and journalists facing strategic lawsuits against public participation. 

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20 Mar 2024
Letter of protest to the Police Service of Northern Ireland

NUJ Belfast and District Branch to inform PSNI chief constable about concern over state surveillance of Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney.

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NUJ calls for open court judicial hearings into unlawful journalists’ surveillance

The union has strongly urged long-awaited hearings of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal into targeted covert surveillance of journalists Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney by UK authorities, be held in open court.

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US government must end its pursuit of Julian Assange

NUJ members can show their opposition to the United States’ efforts to extradite Julian Assange by attending demonstrations in London on 20 and 21 February.

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14 Feb 2024

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