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The union has strongly condemned a violent threat issued by loyalist paramilitaries against a journalist employed by Independent News and Media.
Those behind this despicable threat have issued it in the hope of silencing a specific journalist and journalism in general
Reporters covering the appearance of a man accused of the murder of journalist Lyra McKee were subject to intimidation from protesters.
The union condemned as “vile and dangerous” graffiti posted in the Creggan area of Derry attacking journalist Leona O’Neill.
The NUJ welcomed the dropping of the criminal investigation by the PSNI and Durham Constabulary into Belfast journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey.
As the High Court, Belfast, confirms the return of all material inappropriately seized by the PSNI, the NUJ calls for the threat of criminal prosecution against Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey to be stopped.
The union has responded to a statement issued by Saoradh, following the presence of media representatives observing a police raid in Derry.
Journalists Lyra McKee and Martin O’Hagan were paid tribute to by Séamus Dooley at a World Press Freedom Day event in Belfast’s Linen Hall. The NUJ also joined trade unionists, activists and the family of Lyra McKee on the city's May Day parade.
Join the NUJ and Amnesty International outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast on Wednesday 20 March
The features editor of the Belfast Telegraph during the worst of the Troubles who ‘shone a light in dark times’ dies at 91.