Showing items tagged with 'egypt'
11 September 2018: NUJ welcomed Shawkan's imminent return to his family and friends but condemned his long imprisonment simply for working as a journalist
7 September 2018: The fact he may face the death penalty for reporting the truth is a devastating blow to press freedom
30 July 2018: Exhibition of 18 photographs taken by Mahmoud Abu Zeid aka Shawkan, winner of the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize, who has been imprisoned since 2013 for taking pictures of a sit-in in Cairo, Egypt.
24 July 2018: The union has appealed to Egyptian MPs to intervene in the case of Mahmoud Abu Zeid (known as Shawkhan) who has been held for four years in a Cairo prison.
26 February 2018: The International Federation of Journalists has called for the immediate release of an Egyptian journalist who was arrested after conducting an interview with an opposition figure.
28 November 2017: IFJ calls for the release of journalists detained in Egypt.
7 August 2017: Global union federation responds to Israeli government plan to close offices in Jerusalem, revoke journalists' credentials and shut down the network.
16 June 2017: Union strongly condemns the Saudi authorities and their alliances as they clamp down on freedom of expression and the media.
6 June 2017: IFJ calls on the authorities to let journalists work freely.
13 February 2017: Amnesty International UK, in conjunction with the University & College Union UCU, are hosting a public evening panel discussion to seek accountability and justice for Giulio Regeni and the hundreds of others who have been disappeared in Egypt.