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16 July 2015: IFJ welcomes the removal of the threat of custodial sentences but condemns the decision to replace it with a large fine.
23 June 2015: Ahmed Mansour has been released from detention in Germany.
12 June 2015: The NUJ, IFJ and sister unions hail the action taken by the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate against threats to press freedom and the jailing of journalists.
15 April 2015: The NUJ has supported calls by the International Federation of Journalists for the release of 13 journalists sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death in Egypt.
20 February 2015: Freed Al Jazeera journalist tells colleagues how he survived 400 days in jail in Egypt.
13 February 2015: The NUJ joined the International Federation of Journalists in welcoming the release from prison of Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.
13 February 2015: In his first trip to London after 400 days in jail, Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will talk about how he managed to get through the ordeal and the wider press freedom campaign. Andy Smith, NUJ joint-president will also be speaking.
2 February 2015: But, until the Al Jazeera journalist's colleague are freed, together with a dozen other Egyptian media workers, the campaign must continue
30 January 2015: Sunday 1 February marks 400 days in jail for journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste.
1 January 2015: But NUJ condemns the decision not to grant bail for Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.