Showing items tagged with 'human rights'
7 March 2018: Side event organised by the International Federation of Journalists at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
1 September 2017: The NUJ’s Disabled Members’ Council has supported calls on the UK government to take urgent action to address the human rights violations of deaf and disabled people.
23 June 2017: On Thursday 29 June the union's Derry North West Ireland Branch are enouraging local members to attend a Raif Badawi solidarity protest followed by a branch meeting.
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.
28 September 2016: Indignation and horror at the news of the assassination, which adds to a long list of Somali journalists who have paid with their life for the commitment to their job.
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.
19 July 2016: Trade union federations highlight the attacks on journalists and press freedom in Turkey.
4 February 2016: Yemen Journalists’ Syndicate report journalists have been tortured and beaten. The global federation of journalists demands their immediate release.
8 October 2015: NUJ joint president Adam Christie, who has worked informally with other union members in the UK and Spain to help the Foundation raise its profile in Westminster and among European parliamentarians, will be among those there.
25 September 2015: The NUJ has joined with other trade unions in the UK to highlight "widespread and systematic" human rights abuses in Bahrain.