Showing items tagged with 'egypt'
28 November 2016: Exhibition of photographs on protest, repression and daily life in Egypt, by the jailed Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan.
23 November 2016: Egyptian court sentences president, vice-president and general secretary of journalist union to 2-year jail sentences.
4 October 2016: Their lawyer has said the journalists Hamdy Mokhtar, Mohamed Hassan and Osama al-Bishbishi have been 'beaten and electrocuted'.
19 June 2016: An Egyptian court this weekend upheld the death penalty meted out to NUJ member Ibrahim Helal, the Al Jazeera journalist sentenced in absentia in May after a 2 year legal case process.
31 May 2016: Journalist leaders questioned by police and jailed for four days.
23 May 2016: The NUJ is calling for the death sentence imposed on an NUJ member by the Egyptian authorities to be immediately overturned or a pardon granted.
18 May 2016: Public meeting about the campaign for truth and justice for murdered PhD student Giulio Regeni and Egypt's disappeared and persecuted civilians.
The Cambridge NUJ branch is supporting this event and branch chair Keith Murray is one of the speakers.
4 May 2016: Global union federation condemns outrageous attack on media and trade union rights following the attack by police on the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate and the arrest of its members.
8 January 2016: NUJ joins the International Federation of Journalists in objecting to the blocking of al-Araby al-Jadeed and its English counterpart, The New Arab, by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt.
1 September 2015: The NUJ joined international condemnation of the verdict of an Egyptian court, which convicted Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohammad Fahmy and Baher Mohamed in their retrial.