Showing items tagged with 'iran'
12 March 2018: For the first time in its history, the BBC is making an appeal to the United Nations in Geneva to protect the human rights of BBC journalists and their families.
7 March 2018: Side event organised by the International Federation of Journalists at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
7 March 2018: Press conference organised by the International Federation of Journalists at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
27 February 2018: All fabricated charges against journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei must be dropped. She has already spent one and a half years behind bars.
21 November 2017: NUJ welcomes IFJ solidarity and is pleased the UK Foreign Secretary has now committed to raise the case with the Iranian authorities.
14 November 2017: The NUJ is calling on the British government to take immediate action to ensure this unprecedented attack on British-based media workers is stopped.
2 November 2017: The NUJ has launched an international solidarity campaign against the collective persecution of journalists.
25 October 2017: NUJ launches international solidarity campaign in response to criminal charges filed against BBC Persian Service journalists.
8 September 2017: Alireza Rajaee has lost his right eye and part of his face due to a cancer that was left untreated during his time in prison.
25 August 2017: Union leaders resign en-masse in response to the authorities blocking official trade union recognition.