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Unions highlight plight of Iranian journalists at UN event

Journalists based in London continue to be harassed because of the BBC work they do

Palestine: IFJ backs call for UN commission to investigate crimes against journalists

The head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), Nasser Abu Bakr, has called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to condemn attacks on media and to send a commission to investigate the crimes against journalists in Palestine.

28 May 2021
DM2021 5PM Talk-In: Journalism under attack, the unions fight back!

Press representatives from Palestine, India, Turkey, Namibia and America join Jeremy Dear, deputy general secretary of the International Federation of Journalists.

20 May 2021
Gaza: UN security council must act

The International Federation of Journalists has called on the UN Security Council, to take urgent action to stop the deliberate and systematic targeting of journalists in Gaza.

17 May 2021
Israel must be held accountable for its crimes against journalists and civilians

Media offices have been bombed and Palestinian and international journalists arrested, beaten, and threatened by Israeli forces amid escalating violence in Gaza.

13 May 2021
UN urgent appeal about threats to BBC journalists

An urgent appeal has been filed today with three United Nations experts on behalf of all BBC Persian Service staff.

NUJ supports UN complaints against Israel's treatment of Palestinian journalists

The complaint relates to Israel's systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate the killings of media workers.

09 Dec 2020
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020

Good reporting can play a vital role in increasing understanding of violence against women and by holding governments to account for their responses to the issue.

25 Nov 2020
Covert powers must not override legal protections on UK press freedom

New powers enshrined in the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill must not override existing legal protections on press freedom.

UN highlights ongoing targeting and harassment of UK-based journalists

UN reports document the death threats and reprisals BBC Persian Service journalists have faced.