Showing items tagged with 'detention'
3 February 2015: The NUJ is working to support jailed journalists in Turkey.
30 May 2014: The International Federation of journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Association of Iranian journalists (AoIJ), to demand that the government of Iran follows up on its election promises by showing respect for press freedom and releasing all journalists imprisoned in the country.
30 April 2014: In time for world press freedom day the IFJ has issued a renewed appeal for the President of Iran to reopen the headquarters of the Association of Iranian Journalists and release journalists imprisoned in the country.
24 April 2014: Any journalists being detained in Ukraine must be released immediately, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have stated, following reports that a number of journalists are missing or are being held hostage in the east of the country.
16 April 2014: NUJ joins international journalist organisations in call for all sides involved in unrest in Ukraine to respect the rights and freedom of journalists covering events.
13 April 2014: The union is asking chapels and branches to help organise activity and collections to raise funds to enable MWASA to carry on fighting to defend and support its members at a time when journalists in South Africa need the support of their union more than ever.
7 April 2014: Journalists and supporters of press freedom took part in a photo-call to mark the 100 days since the arrest of Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.
4 March 2014: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have welcomed the release of Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas who had been held for six months in Syria.
20 February 2014: NUJ protest to free detained journalists. The trial of three Al Jazeera English journalists has been adjourned until 5 March.
17 February 2014: Journalists, politicians and human rights activists will gather outside the Egyptian embassy to demand an end to the intimidation of journalists and media suppression in Egypt.