Showing items tagged with 'asylum seeker'
21 October 2016: Union expresses support for Amitt Bhatt to remain in the UK.
30 May 2014: The march against racism will walk through central Belfast on Saturday 7 June starting at 14.00 with marchers asked to gather from 13.30 in Writers’ Square in Belfast.
16 May 2014: In advance of the 2014 Elections, the NUJ has re-issued its race reporting guidelines and the EFJ has launched a manifesto.
1 February 2013: A campaign led by the Manchester and Salford NUJ branch has blocked the deportation of Rzhwan Amin, a Kurdish-Iraqi journalist asylum seeker.
25 January 2013: The union has backed calls to halt the deportation of Rzhwan Amin, an NUJ member and UK based journalist who fled Iraq in 2010 because of threats relating to newspaper articles he had written.
22 January 2013: The Manchester and Salford NUJ branch has launched a campaign in support of an Iraqi political journalist who fled the country in 2010.
31 October 2012: Journalists should make sure that their coverage of refugees and asylum seekers is fair, after a poll found that 72 per cent of the public believe that newspaper reporting about these groups is negative.
26 August 2011: Manchester journalists and their colleagues across the UK are celebrating the victory of journalist James Fallah-Williams in his long campaign to be allowed to stay in Britain.
19 August 2011: James Fallah Williams, a journalist and human rights activist who fled Sierra Leone in 1995 at the height of the civil war, has ended his hunger strike.
4 August 2011: The NUJ is making urgent further representations to the Home Secretary and Immigration Minister about the case of Manchester branch member James Fallah-Williams.