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4 October 2016: The union's parliamentary group has protested at the confiscation of Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim’s passport by the British authorities at the request of the Syrian government.
25 July 2016: During our campaign to amend the Investigatory Powers Bill we have been told that the surveillance of journalists and trade unionists is a thing of the past. This is patently not the case.
23 March 2016: Event jointly organised by the NUJ, Law Society and Bar Council in parliament on Monday 11 April.
17 July 2015: Union responds to High Court ruling on surveillance laws, the Interception of Communications Commissioner’s report and the terms of reference for the Pitchford inquiry.
16 July 2015: The inquiry follows revelations of police monitoring trade unions, MPs, journalists, the families of those who have died in police custody and campaigners.
15 January 2015: The NUJ has urged members to respond to the RIPA code of practice consultation before the deadline on Tuesday.
10 December 2014: The new draft code of practice on RIPA has been published and provides no safeguards on accessing journalists' communications.
6 December 2014: Union welcomes parliamentary committee calls for complete overhaul of legislation governing communications data.
28 October 2008: The NUJ has welcomed a commitment from the Home Office to work with the union to improve recognition of journalistic freedoms by the police.