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1 March 2016: Claudia is going to testify against a former senior officer from Colombia's secret service.
20 August 2014: The union expressed shock at the video purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, who went missing in Syria in 2012.
14 March 2013: Seven former officers of Colombia's security services each face up to 20 years in prison for the aggravated 'psychological torture' and physical intimidation of journalist and NUJ honorary member Claudia Julieta Duque.
3 May 2012: The NUJ supported Press Freedom Day by campaigning to protect journalists' safety in the field and by defending their right to protect sources and material.
22 March 2012: MPs called upon the UK government to do more to hold to account regimes that fail to investigate the deaths and incarceration of journalists, in a parliamentary debate.
30 December 2011: Members of Colombia's former intelligence agency DAS are to be questioned about the psychological torture of one of her country's leading investigative journalists.
21 November 2011: Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, is visiting UK ministers and the Queen this week.
27 April 2011: Colombian journalist Joaquín Pérez Becerra was deported from Venezuela to Colombia this week.
9 April 2011: Colombian investigative journalist Claudia Julieta Duque told the NUJ conference in Southport that UK government funds are being used to finance a unit of her country's secret security police.
18 February 2011: Five journalists have been declared military targets by Colombia's extreme right-wing paramilitary group, the Central Command of the Black Eagles.